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UEFA Champions League
Foondit 1955 (1992 in its
current format)
Region Europe (UEFA)
Nummer o teams 32 (group stage)
76 or 77 (total)
Current champions Spain Real Madrid (10t title)
Maist successful club(s) Spain Real Madrid (10 titles)[1]
Televeesion broadcasters Leet o broadcasters
Wabsteid www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague
2014–15 UEFA Champions League

The UEFA Champions League (uisually referred tae as simply the Champions League or historically as the European Cup) is an annual association fitbaa cup competition organised bi UEFA since 1955 for the top fitbaa clubs in Europe. The final o the competition is the maist watched annual sportin event warldwide, drawin juist ower 100 million television viewers.

Prior tae 1992 the tournament wis offeecially cawed the European Champion Clubs' Cup but wis uisually referred tae as simply the European Cup or European Champions' Cup. The competition wis initially a straight knockoot competition open anerlie tae the champion club o each kintra. Durin the 1990s the tournament began tae be expandit, incorporatin a roond-robin group phase an mair teams. Europe's strangest naitional leagues nou provide up tae fower teams each for the competeetion. The UEFA Champions League shoud no be ramfeeselt wi the UEFA Europa League, umwhile kent as the UEFA Cup.

Records and statistics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners an runners-up[eedit | eedit soorce]

Club Winners Runners-up Years wan Years runners-up
Spain Real Madrid 10 3 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014 1962, 1964, 1981
Italy Milan 7 4 1963, 1969, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003, 2007 1958, 1993, 1995, 2005
Ingland Liverpool 5 2 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005 1985, 2007
Germany Bayern Munich 5 5 1974, 1975, 1976, 2001, 2013 1982, 1987, 1999, 2010, 2012
Spain Barcelona 4 3 1992, 2006, 2009, 2011 1961, 1986, 1994
Netherlands Ajax 4 2 1971, 1972, 1973, 1995 1969, 1996
Ingland Manchester United
3
2
1968, 1999, 2008 2009, 2011
Italy Internazionale 3 2 1964, 1965, 2010 1967, 1972
Portugal Benfica 2 5 1961, 1962 1963, 1965, 1968, 1988, 1990
Italy Juventus 2 5 1985, 1996 1973, 1983, 1997, 1998, 2003
Ingland Nottingham Forest 2 0 1979, 1980
Portugal Porto 2 0 1987, 2004
Scotland Celtic 1 1 1967 1970
Germany Hamburg 1 1 1983 1980
Romanie Steaua București 1 1 1986 1989
Fraunce Marseille 1 1 1993 1991
Ingland Chelsea 1 1 2012 2008
Netherlands Feyenoord 1 0 1970
Ingland Aston Villa 1 0 1982
Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 1 0 1988
Socialist Federal Republic o Yugoslavie Reid Starn Belgrade 1 0 1991
Germany Borussia Dortmund 1 1 1997 2013
Fraunce Stade de Reims 0 2 1956, 1959
Spain Valencia 0 2 2000, 2001
Italy Fiorentina 0 1 1957
Germany Eintracht Frankfurt 0 1 1960
Socialist Federal Republic o Yugoslavie Partizan 0 1 1966
Greece Panathinaikos 0 1 1971
Spain Atlético Madrid 0 2 1974, 2014
Ingland Leeds United 0 1 1975
Fraunce Saint-Étienne 0 1 1976
Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 0 1 1977
Belgium Brugge 0 1 1978
Swaden Malmö FF 0 1 1979
Italy Roma 0 1 1984
Italy Sampdoria 0 1 1992
Germany Bayer Leverkusen 0 1 2002
Fraunce Monaco 0 1 2004
Ingland Arsenal 0 1 2006

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Umair, M. A. (7 May 2013). "Champions League Winners: The most successful countries and cities". Soccerlens.com. Soccerlens.com. Retrieved 10 October 2013.