Former UEFA President and the founder of UCL, Lennart Johansson has died at the age of 89.
Lennart who introduced the UEFA Champions League during his 17 years reign. The Swedish was elected president of UEFA from 1990 to 2007 in which the title was won in his country in 1992.
A confirmation by the Swedish FA, said he has been battling illness since and passed away on Tuesday.
The Swedish Football Association President Karl-Erik Nilsson said “Lennart Johansson was our biggest international football leader of all time, no Swede has had a similar influence on football in the world.