13 Best Photos from the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League

Dan TalintyreSenior Analyst IIMarch 6, 2013

MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20:  Kevin Prince Boateng and Cristian Abbiati (L) of AC Milan celebrate victory at the end of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between AC Milan and Barcelona at San Siro Stadium on February 20, 2013 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
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The UEFA Champions League is where dreams are made and names immortalized forever, and so far, the story for 2013 has not been any different.

We've seen thrilling matches and spectacular finishes; we've seen teams show themselves to be potential world heavyweights, and teams who have shown the opposite.

And the best part of it all is that whilst the tournament is nowhere near finished, the parts we have seen go before us have been recorded for our memories.

After all, they do say that a picture tells a thousand words.

Here's the top 13 photos from the Champions League journey in 2013 so far.

Snow tumbles down in Dynamo Kyiv's clash with Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League group stage. Play was stopped for 15 minutes before resumption.

Dinamo Zagreb's goalkeeper Ivan Kelava makes a save in the dirt. 

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez leads the Citizens off the pitch after a defeat to Borussia Dortmund meant they would miss the Europa League as well.

Pablo Zabaleta reacts to Ajax scoring against Manchester City.

Celtic players celebrate their incredible win over Barcelona.

Victor Moses heads home in the dying minutes of stoppage time to score the game-winning goal for Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk at Stamford Bridge.

Maxi Pereira and Sergio Busquets both stretch for the ball.

Paris St. Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates his goal.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is unhappy in his side's loss to Bayern Munich—losing 3-1 to the German powerhouse at the Emirates Stadium.

Derk Boerrigter (Ajax) takes on a wall of Borussia Dortmund defenders.

Sulley Muntari celebrates his game-clinching goal against Barcelona.

Manchester United winger Nani is devastated after being sent off against Real Madrid. United would go on to lose 3-2 on aggregate to Madrid.

Galatasaray's Burak Yilmaz shows his frustration after missing a chance against Schalke. The match would be tied 1-1 after the first leg.

 

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