UEFA Champions League Winners: Real Madrid Leads The Way With 14 Titles

UEFA Champions League Winners: Real Madrid Leads The Way With 14 Titles

List of most UEFA Champions League Winners: The UEFA Champions League (also called the “Champions League or UCL”). UEFA Champions League is one of the most prestigious football (soccer) tournaments in the world, as well as the most prestigious club competition in European football, and it is contended for by the national league champions (and, in some cases, one or more runners-up) of their respective national associations. The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition organized by the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) and challenged by top-tier European football clubs. The UEFA Champions League winners are selected through a round-robin group stage to qualify for a double-legged knockout format and a single-leg final. Here is a complete list of UEFA Champions League winners, including records, prize money, and more.

The Complete List Of UEFA Champions League Winners

Here are the winners of the UEFA Champions League since its inception in 1955-56. Real Madrid holds the record for the most titles with 14, including the inaugural competition in 1956 and the most recent in 2021-22.

The Complete List Of UEFA Champions League Winners
The Complete List Of UEFA Champions League Winners
SeasonWinnersRunners-upsMatch Results/Score
2021-22Real MadridLiverpool1-0
2020-21ChelseaManchester City1–0
2019-20Bayern MunichParis Saint-Germain1-0
2018-19LiverpoolTottenham Hotspur2-0
2017-18Real MadridLiverpool3-1
2016-17Real MadridJuventus4-1
2015-16Real MadridAtletico Madrid1-1 (5–3)
2013-14Real MadridAtlético Madrid4-1
2012-13Bayern MunichBorussia Dortmund2-1
2011-12ChelseaBayern Munich1-1 (4–3)
2010-11BarcelonaManchester United3-1
2009-10InternazionaleBayern Munich2-0
2008-09BarcelonaManchester United2-0
2007-08Manchester UnitedChelsea1-1 (6–5)
2001-02Real MadridBayer Leverkusen2-1
2000-01Bayern MunichValencia1-1
1999-2000Real MadridValencia3-0
1998-99Manchester UnitedBayern Munich2-1
1997-98Real MadridJuventus1-0
1996-97Borussia DortmundJuventus3-1
1990-91Red Star BelgradeMarseille0-0*
1988-89MilanSteaua Bucuresti4-0
1986-87PortoBayern Munich2-1
1985-86Steaua BucureştiBarcelona0-0
1981-82Aston VillaBayern Munich1-0
1980-81LiverpoolReal Madrid1-0
1979-80Nottingham ForestHamburg1-0
1978-79Nottingham ForestMalmo FF1-0
1977-78LiverpoolClub Brugge1-0
1976-77LiverpoolBorussia Mönchengladbach3-1
1975-76Bayern MunichSaint-Etienne1-0
1974-75Bayern MunichLeeds United2-0
1973-74Bayern MunichAtletico Madrid1-1
1973-74 ReplayBayern MunichAtletico Madrid4-0
1967-68Manchester UnitedBenfica4-1
1965-66Real MadridPartizan2-1
1963-64InternazionaleReal Madrid3-1
1961-62BenficaReal Madrid5-3
1959-60Real MadridEintracht Frankfurt7-3
1958-59Real MadridStade de Reims2-0
1957-58Real MadridMilan3-2
1956-57Real MadridFiorentina2-0
1955-56Real MadridStade de Reims4-3
List Of Champions League Winners

Who has won the Champions League the most?

Reigning champs Real Madrid has won the UEFA Champions League 14 times, making them the most successful team in the UEFA Champions League competition. AC Milan comes in second place with seven titles. Bayern Munich of Germany and Liverpool of England have each won the annual UEFA titles six times.

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Who won 5 Champions Leagues in a row?

Real Madrid has won the competition fourteen times, including the inaugural edition, and holds the record for the most victories. They have also won the competition the most times in a row, with five titles in a row from 1956 to 1960.

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Players with most Champions League titles (All-time): Who has won 5 champions league titles?

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player in history to win five UEFA Champions League titles, first with Manchester United in 2008 and then with Real Madrid in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018. In addition, with Real Madrid’s victory in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League final, Karim Benzema, Dani Carvajal, and Luka Modric have tied Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of five Champions League titles. Marcelo Vieira, Gareth Bale, and Isco each have five titles despite appearing in only four finals.

Players with most Champions League titles (All-time): Who has won 5 champions league titles?
Players with most Champions League titles (All-time): Who has won 5 champions league titles?
  1. 5 Karim Benzema with Real Madrid
  2. 5 Dani Carvajal with Real Madrid
  3. 5 Luka Modric with Real Madrid
  4. 5 Cristiano Ronaldo with Manchester United, and Real Madrid
  5. 5 Paolo Maldini with AC Milan
  6. 5 Alfredo Di Stefano with Real Madrid
  7. 5 Jose Maria Zarraga with Real Madrid

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UEFA Champions League prize money analysis: How much do the UCL winners get?

As of the 2022 UEFA Champions League, each football club involved received a minimum of $17.74 million for making the group stage. With each win and draw in the group stage, they were able to add to that total. Due to having the best UEFA ratio (highest in Europe) and the most prize money, Real Madrid is the highest earning Spanish clubs from Champions League 2021/22 with €91m, followed by Atletico Madrid with €82m (highest TV pool after winning La Liga last season).

Stage Wise AnalysisUEFA Champions League Prize Money
Winner Of UEFA Champions League$22.69 million
Runner-ups$17.59 million
Semifinalists$14.18 million
Quarterfinalists$12.02 million
Round of 16$10.89 million
Group-stage Winners$3.17 million
Group-stage draws$1.05 million
Group stage each club revenue$17.74 million
UEFA Champions League prize money distribution

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