Olympique Lyonnais : Did you know…
Olympique Lyonnais won its first ever Ligue 1 championship in 2002 and went on to win seven consecutive titles; a national record. The club has also won a record seven Trophée des Champions, five Coupe de France titles and three Ligue 2 Championships. But did you knw that...
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1. The club also has a successful women's football team having won its league a record nine times. The women's team has also won three Challenge de France titles and the UEFA Women's Champions League in 2011 and 2012.
2. OL has a 3D... jersey! The shirt pays tribute to the Lumière brothers, major pioneers of the film industry, through this innovation. On the design side, a tribute is paid to original OL jerseys. The 3D glasses come supplied with the Jersey, and they bring to life the various graphical elements only visible in relief. This jersey design is a celebration of the heritage of the club and the city.
3. Olympique Lyonnais has been the home of several Ligue 1 players of the year, including the likes of international stars Michael Essien (2005), Juninho (2006), Florent Malouda (2007) and Karim Benzema (2008).
Olympique Lyonnais’ storied history is a perfect match for an international showcase for the Impact in its inaugural season, and to celebrate the team’s visit, tickets for the game are only $25 or less, and can be purchased through the admission network or through the ticket offices of Stade Saputo.