UEFA Champions League is an annual football competition which is organized by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). Considering UEFA Champions League winners, till now twenty-two clubs have touched this most prestigious tiles where Real Madrid is the most successful club by winning highest thirteen titles of it so far.
Current Champions and Most Successful Clubs
Real Madrid is the most successful and Current Champions(13 Title) potential team in this tournament where Italian AC Milan is in the 2nd position which won seven times Champions League titles with four times runner-up.
German club Bayern Munich is in 3rd position and another Spanish giant Barcelona is in 4th position so far. Let’s take a glance below where you can find the complete list of UEFA Champions League winners.
UEFA Champions League Winners List
|Pos.||Club||Nation||Winning Year/ Times||Runner Up Year/Times|
|1st||Real Madrid||1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, 2016, 2017,2018 (Thirteen Times)||1962, 1964, 1981 (Three Times)|
|2nd||Milan||1963, 1969, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003, 2007 (Seven Times)||1958, 1993, 1995, 2005 (Four Times)|
|3rd||Bayern Munich||1974, 1975, 1976, 2001, 2013 (Five Times)||1982, 1987, 1999, 2010, 2012 (Five Times)|
|4th||Barcelona||1992, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2015 (Five Times)||1961, 1986, 1994 (Three Times)|
|5th||Liverpool||1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005 (Five Times)||1985, 2007 (Twice Times)|
|6th||Ajax||1971, 1972, 1973, 1995 (Four Times)||1969, 1996 (Two Times)|
|7th||Internazionale||1964, 1965, 2010 (Three Times)||1967, 1972 (Two Times)|
|8th||Man Utd||1968, 1999, 2008 (Three Times)||2009, 2011 (Two Times)|
|9th||Juventus||1985, 1996 (Two Times)||1973, 1983, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2015, 2017 (Seven Times)|
|10th||Benfica||1961, 1962 (Two Times)||1963, 1965, 1968, 1988, 1990 (Five Times)|
|11th||Nottingham Forest||1979, 1980 (Two Times)||–|
|12th||Porto||1987, 2004 (Two Times)||–|
|13th||Celtic||1967 (One Time)||1970 (One Time)|
|14th||Hamburg||1983 (One Time)||1980 (One Time)|
|15th||Steaua Bucuresti||1986 (One Time)||1989 (One Time)|
|16th||Marseille||1993 (One Time)||1991 (One Time)|
|17th||Borussia Dortmund||1997 (One Time)||2013 (One Time)|
|18th||Chelsea||2012 (One Time)||2008 (One Time)|
|19th||Feyenoord||1970 (One Time)||–|
|20th||Aston Villa||1982 (One Time)||–|
|21st||PSV Eindhoven||1988 (One Time)||–|
|22nd||Red Star Belgrade||1991 (One Time)||–|
UEFA Champions League Winners Total Goals
If we consider the performance by nations in UEFA Champions League winners, we can see that highest eighteen titles went to Spanish clubs along with eleven times runner-up.
Italy is in 2nd position with twelve titles, England has also twelve titles but placed 3rd position considering runner-up statistics. Germany has fourth position with seven titles of UEFA Champions League so far.
Let’s see their complete list below.
UEFA Champions League Winners Performance By Nations
|1st||Spain||18th Times||11th Times|
|2nd||Italy||12th Times||16th Times|
|3rd||England||12th Times||7th Times|
|4th||Germany||7th Times||10th Times|
|5th||Netherlands||6th Times||2nd Times|
|6th||Portugal||4th Times||5th Times|
|7th||France||1st Time||5th Times|
|8th||Scotland||1st Time||1st Time|
|9th||Romania||1st Time||1st Time|
|10th||Yugoslavia||1st Time||1st Time|
Winning a Champions League title is a dream of every European club but most of them could not even participate in this tournament. Due to rules and regulations, only top-ranked clubs from European leagues used to qualify for this annual event.