Top 10 Biggest Champions of the European Champions League
See who are the biggest champions in the European Champions League, one of the most prestigious competitions in the world and the most important club tournament in Europe.
This renowned competition brings together the best European football teams. Since their first match in 1955, 22 different clubs have become champions, with 12 teams winning more than once.
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Its format of competition has been increasing ever since its old name was changed in 1992, when it was called the European Champion Clubs’ Cup. From that decade onwards, the competition was not for only the champions of each country but the teams from strong competitions such as the Europa League. Today, the UEFA Champions League is much broader, bringing up to four clubs from some countries, making this tournament much more competitive. Now, check out who are the biggest champions of the UEFA Champions League.
Champions of the European Champions League
10 Benfica – 2 titles
9 Juventus – 2 titles
8 Inter Milan – 3 titles
7 Manchester United – 3 titles
6 Ajax – 4 titles
5 Barcelona – 5 titles
4 Bayern Munich – 5 titles
3 Liverpool – 6 titles
2 Milan – 7 titles
1 Real Madrid – 13 titles
One of the best football clubs in the world, Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, is the first of the biggest champions of the European Champions League for its 13 titles won in 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1959–60, 1965–66, 1997–98, 1999–00, 2001–02, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18 seasons. They came second in 1961–62, 1963–64 and 1980 –81. In 2004, Real Madrid received the FIFA Order of Merit, the highest honor of the entity normally given to people for contributing significantly to football.
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