Paulo Ferreira was a member of the Chelsea squad that made history by becoming the first London team to win the UEFA Champions League (UCL) title.
On their part, Tottenham Hotspur were in the Champions League final five years ago before they were beaten 2-0 in the final by Liverpool with goals from Mohamed Salah (penalty) and second half substitute DivockOrigi either side of the half-time break.
Paulo Ferreira started the 2012 Champions League final on the bench. Roberto Di Matteo preferred compatriot Jose Bosingwa to Paulo Ferreira for the right-back slot as far as his starting XI for the Champions League final clash with German Bundesliga side Bayern Munich is concerned.
Ex-Portugal international Paulo Ferreira was an unused substitute as Chelsea defended for the majority of the game. The Bavarian giants were under pressure to win the 2012 Champions League final in front of their fans. German international Thomas Mueller scored the first goal of the game on 83 minutes as the Blues’ resolve was broken.
Chelsea would take just five minutes to find an equaliser through a bullet of a header from Didier Drogba. The goal from Drogba forced extra time and then penalties. Chelsea won 4-3 on penalties in the end to make history as the first London team to win the Champions League.