Founded on 6 March 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally worn a white home kit since inception. The word real is Spanish for royal and was bestowed to the club by King Alfonso XIII in 1920 together with the royal crown in the emblem. The team has played its home matches in the 81,044-capacity Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in downtown Madrid since 1947. Unlike most European sporting entities, Real Madrid's members socios have owned and operated the club throughout its history.
2. Ac Milan
AC Milan's 18 FIFA and UEFA trophies is the fourth highest out of any club joint with Boca Juniors and the most out of any Italian club. Milan has won a joint record three Intercontinental Cups and one FIFA Club World Cup seven European Cup/Champions League titles Italian record the UEFA Super Cup a joint record five times and the Cup Winners' Cup twice With 18 league titles , Milan is also the joint second most successful club in Serie A, along with local rivals Internazionale and behind Juventus (36 league titles). They have also won the
Coppa Italia five times, and the Super coppa Italiana seven
Ajax has historically been one of the most successful clubs in the world. According to the IFFHS Ajax were the seventh most successful European club of the 20th century and The World's Club Team of the Year in 1992. According to German magazine Kicker Ajax were the second most successful European club of the 20th century
Founded in 1892, the club joined the Football League the following year and has played at anfield since its formation. Liverpool established itself as a major force in English and European football in the 1970s and 1980s, when Bill Shankly , Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan and Kenny Dalglish led the club to a combined eleven League titles and four European Cups. Liverpool won two further European Cups in 2005 and 2019 under the management of Rafael Benítez and Jurgen Klopp respectively, the latter of whom led Liverpool to a nineteenth League title in 2020 the club's first during the Premier League era
Founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, Spanish, English, and Catalan footballers led by Joan Gamper the club has become a symbol of Catalan culture and Catalanism , hence the motto Més que un club More than a club Unlike many other football clubs the supporters own and operate Barcelona.
6. Bayern Munich
F.C Bayern Munich was founded in 1900 by 11 football players, led by Franz John although Bayern won its first national championship in 1932 the club was not selected for the Bundesliga at its inception in 1963. The club had its period of greatest success in the middle of the 1970s when, under the captaincy of Franz Beckenbauer it won the European Cup three consecutive times 1974–1976
7. Manchester united
Manchester United have won more trophies than any other club in English football with a record 20 League titles 12 FA Cups five league Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields . United have also won three UEFA Champions Leagues one UEFA Europa League one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup one UEFA Super Cup one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup
8. Inter Milan
Founded in 1908 following a schism within the Milan Cricket and Football Club now A.C. Milan Inter won its first championship in 1910. Since its formation, the club has won 30 domestic trophies, including 18 league titles, 7 Coppa Italia and 5 Supercoppa Italian
Sevilla FC is also the most successful club in
Andalusia , winning a national league title in 1945–46 , five Spanish Cups ( 1935 , 1939 ,1948 , 2007 and 2010 ), one Spanish Super Cup ( 2007 ), a record six UEFA Cups/UEFA Europa Leagues ( 2006 , 2007 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016 and 2020 ) and the 2006 UEFA Super Cup . They were also designated by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics as the World's best club in 2006 and 2007, thus being the first club to achieve this distinction in two consecutive years.
In the past 25 years, Porto have won the Champions League twice and have become a regular presence in the latter stages of the main European competition. Last year, they had an off season and were relegated to the Europa League this season, where they're one of the favorites. This season, they already have a seven-point lead in the Portuguese league. More trophies will certainly come for Porto.
Real Madrid hold the record for the most overall titles with 22, followed by Milan's 17 titles Spanish teams hold the record for the most wins in each of the three main UEFA club competitions: Real Madrid, with thirteen European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles;
Sevilla with six UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League titles; and Barcelona , with four Cup Winners' Cup titles. Milan share the most Super Cup wins (five) with Barcelona, and the most Intercontinental Cup wins (three) with Real Madrid. German clubs Hamburg, Schalke 04 and Stuttgart , and Spanish club Villarreal are the record holders by titles won in the UEFA Intertoto Cup (twice each).
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