UEFA Champions League is one of the most loved football tournaments both by fans and players., Champions League’s trophy is considered one of the most prestigious trophies in football. UCL is played seasonally and was established in 1955. The competition was previously known as the European Cup (season 1992-93). So, let’s have a look at which are the top 5 teams with the most number of trophies in the UEFA Champions League.
Top 5 Most Successful Teams In UEFA Champions League: Teams With Most Trophies.
Till 1996 only the champions of their respective National League and the defending champions were allowed to participate but, from 1997 the rule changed and the runner-ups of the league were allowed to compete in the tournament as well.
Then again in 1999, the third and fourth teams of the league were also eligible. The current champion is Chelsea and it’s their second time winning League. To date, a total of 22 champions league has been won by several teams.
So let’s check the top 5 Teams to win the Champions Trophy,
Real Madrid is a Spanish football club based in Madrid, has won a total of 13 trophies which makes it the most successful club. The club was founded on 6th March 1902. It is the second highest-earning football club after Barcelona with an annual earning of €757.3 million (2019).
RM has won the UEFA Champions League 5 consecutive times also three times in a row from 2016 to 2018. Real has reached finals 7 times and has the highest semi-final appearances (19 times).
- A.C. Milan
Asscociazione Calcio Milan simply Called as A.C. Milan or Milan is a football club based in Milan founded in the year 1899. Having won 7 times UEFA Champions League title Milan is the second club with the most trophies. It is one of the richest Italian football clubs with a team value of $583 million as of 2019.
And has also won Copa Italia five times. The club is also allowed to wear the Multiple Winner Badge on their shirt after winning the UEFA champions league title more than five times.
Bayern München is a German professional Football Club based in Munich, Bavaria. It is the most successful football club of Germany to date after making a record of 31 national titles (9 consecutively since 2019), 20 national cups, and also many European honors. The club has won 6 matches of UEFA Champions League and has been runner-up in 5 matches.
It was founded in 1900 by 11 football players and now is the third highest-earning football club after Barcelona and Real Madrid with an estimate worth of €634.1 million as of 2021.
Liverpool F.C. is a professional football club based in Liverpool, England. The club has won a total of six champions league trophies. The club was founded in 1892. In 2005 Liverpool won its fifth UCL and was awarded the trophy permanently and also with multiple winner badges.
For the first time in 2019, the club won its first FIFA World Cup and became the first English club to win the international treble of the Club World Cup.
Barcelona is a famous football club based in Barcelona, Spain, and was founded in the year 1899 by a group of footballers led by Joan Gamper. It is the world’s wealthiest football club with an annual worth of €715.1 million and the fourth-most valuable sports club in the world with $6.4 billion.
Barca is one of the most popular and most supported clubs in the world. Domestically it has won a record of 75 trophies i.e. 26 La Liga, 31 Copa del Rey, 13 Supercopa de Espana, 3 Copa Eva Duarte, and 2 Copa de La Liga titles.
Barcelona has won 5 UEFA Champions League titles. After winning the 5th trophy they made history in the European Football club to achieve the continental treble twice.