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6 Players That Have Won The World Cup and The UCL in The Same Season, Featuring in Both Finals

The list of players who have achieved the remarkable feat of winning both the FIFA World Cup and the UEFA Champions League in the same season is an exclusive and prestigious one. Only a handful of individuals have had the privilege of lifting both coveted trophies in a single campaign. Below are the names of the 6 Players That Have Won The World Cup and The UCL in The Same Season, Featuring in Both Finals as Reported by Squawka

In 1974, a remarkable six players from Bayern Munich achieved this extraordinary feat while representing Germany. Sepp Maier, Paul Breitner, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller, and Uli Hoeness all etched their names in history as they celebrated both triumphs.

Christian Karembeu became the first player to accomplish this double with Real Madrid and France in 1998. Four years later, Roberto Carlos added his name to the illustrious list when he achieved this feat with Real Madrid and Brazil in 2002.

The most recent addition to this exclusive club is Raphaël Varane. In 2018, Varane was a key figure in both Real Madrid's Champions League success and France's World Cup victory, showcasing his exceptional abilities on both domestic and international stages.

As the football world looks ahead, the question arises whether Lautaro Martínez or Julián Álvarez, both representing Argentina, will join this esteemed group. With their talent and the unpredictability of the beautiful game, anything is possible. Only time will tell if these talented individuals can emulate the achievements of the footballing legends who came before them and etch their names in football history by securing both the World Cup and the Champions League in the same season.

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