List of UEFA club competition winners

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Ajax's international trophies displayed in the club's museum. The Dutch are one of five teams to have won UEFA's three main club competitions: European Cup/Champions League (4), Cup Winners' Cup (1) and UEFA Cup (1). Ajax puchar.JPG
Ajax's international trophies displayed in the club's museum. The Dutch are one of five teams to have won UEFA's three main club competitions: European Cup/Champions League (4), Cup Winners' Cup (1) and UEFA Cup (1).

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is the governing body for association football in Europe. It organises four club competitions: the UEFA Champions League (formerly European Cup), the UEFA Europa League (formerly UEFA Cup), the UEFA Europa Conference League, and the UEFA Super Cup. UEFA was also responsible for the Cup Winners' Cup and the Intertoto Cup until their discontinuation in 1999 and 2008, respectively. Together with the Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL), it also organised the Intercontinental Cup, which was last held in 2004, before its replacement by FIFA's Club World Cup.

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Spanish side Real Madrid have won a record total of 22 titles in UEFA competitions, five more than Milan (Italy). The only team to have won every UEFA club competition is Juventus (Italy). They received The UEFA Plaque on 12 July 1988, in recognition of winning the three seasonal confederation trophies – UEFA Cup in 1977, Cup Winners' Cup in 1984, and European Cup in 1985. [1] Juventus then won their first Super Cup in 1984, their first Intercontinental Cup in 1985, and the Intertoto Cup in 1999. [2]

Spanish clubs have won the most titles (62), ahead of clubs from Italy (48) and England (45). Italy is the only country in European football history whose clubs won the three main competitions in the same season: in 1989–90, Milan retained the European Cup, Sampdoria won the Cup Winners' Cup, and Juventus secured the UEFA Cup. [3]

While the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup is considered to be the predecessor of the UEFA Cup, it is not officially recognised by UEFA and therefore successes in this competition are not included in this list. [4] Also excluded are the unofficial 1972 European Super Cup and the Club World Cup, a FIFA competition. [5]

Winners

By club

Real Madrid holds the record for the most overall titles with 22, followed by Milan's seventeen titles. [6] [7] 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 Hamburger SV, Schalke 04 and VfB Stuttgart, and Spanish club Villarreal are the record holders by titles won in the UEFA Intertoto Cup (twice each).

Juventus, Ajax, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Manchester United are the only teams to have won all of UEFA's three main club competitions (European Cup/UEFA Champions League, Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League). However, Juventus is the only team to have won every UEFA club competition, which additionally includes the Super Cup, the Intertoto Cup, and the Intercontinental Cup. [8]

The following table lists all the clubs that have won at least one UEFA club competition, and is updated as of the 2021 UEFA Super Cup played on 11 August 2021 (in chronological order).

Key
UCL European Cup / UEFA Champions League
UEL UEFA Cup / UEFA Europa League
UECL UEFA Europa Conference League
CWC UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (defunct)
USC UEFA Super Cup
UIC UEFA Intertoto Cup (defunct)
IC Intercontinental Cup (defunct)
List of UEFA club competition winners
ClubCountryUCLUELUECLCWCUSCUICICTotal
Real Madrid Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1320040322
Milan Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 700250317
Barcelona Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 500450014
Liverpool Flag of England.svg  England 630040013
Bayern Munich Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 610120212
Juventus Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 230121211
Ajax Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 410120210
Inter Milan Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 33000028
Chelsea Flag of England.svg  England 22022008
Atlético Madrid Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 03013018
Manchester United Flag of England.svg  England 31011017
Porto Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 22001027
Sevilla Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 06001007
Anderlecht Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 01022005
Valencia Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 01012105
Feyenoord Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 12000014
Hamburger SV Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 10010204
Parma Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 02011004
Nottingham Forest Flag of England.svg  England 20001003
Borussia Dortmund Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 10010013
Aston Villa Flag of England.svg  England 10001103
Tottenham Hotspur Flag of England.svg  England 02010003
Schalke 04 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 01000203
Villarreal Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 01000203
Dynamo Kyiv Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 00021003
Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 20000002
PSV Eindhoven Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 11000002
FCSB Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 10001002
Marseille Flag of France.svg  France 10000102
Red Star Belgrade Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 10000012
Borussia Mönchengladbach Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 02000002
IFK Göteborg Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 02000002
Galatasaray Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 01001002
Zenit Saint Petersburg Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 01001002
Aberdeen Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 00011002
Lazio Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 00011002
Mechelen Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 00011002
Paris Saint-Germain Flag of France.svg  France 00010102
Werder Bremen Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 00010102
West Ham United Flag of England.svg  England 00010102
VfB Stuttgart Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 00000202
Celtic Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 10000001
Bayer Leverkusen Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 01000001
CSKA Moscow Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 01000001
Eintracht Frankfurt Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 01000001
Ipswich Town Flag of England.svg  England 01000001
Napoli Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 01000001
Shakhtar Donetsk Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 01000001
Arsenal Flag of England.svg  England 00010001
Dinamo Tbilisi Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 00010001
Everton Flag of England.svg  England 00010001
Fiorentina Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 00010001
1. FC Magdeburg Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 00010001
Manchester City Flag of England.svg  England 00010001
Rangers Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 00010001
Sampdoria Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 00010001
Slovan Bratislava Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 00010001
Sporting CP Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 00010001
Zaragoza Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 00010001
Auxerre Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Bastia Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Bologna Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 00000101
Bordeaux Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Braga Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 00000101
Celta Vigo Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 00000101
Fulham Flag of England.svg  England 00000101
Guingamp Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Karlsruher SC Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 00000101
Lens Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Lille Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Lyon Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Málaga Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 00000101
Montpellier Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Newcastle United Flag of England.svg  England 00000101
Perugia Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 00000101
Strasbourg Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Silkeborg Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 00000101
Troyes Flag of France.svg  France 00000101
Udinese Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 00000101

By country

Spanish clubs are the most successful in UEFA competitions, with a total of 62 titles, and hold a record number of wins in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League (eighteen), UEFA Super Cup (fifteen), and UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League (thirteen). [9] Italian clubs have the most victories in the Intercontinental Cup (seven). In third place, English clubs have secured 45 titles, including a record eight wins in the Cup Winners' Cup. French clubs, ranked sixth in UEFA competition titles, have won the Intertoto Cup the most times (twelve). Italian clubs are the only in European football history to have won the three main UEFA competitions in the same season (1989–90). [3]

The following table lists all the countries whose clubs have won at least one UEFA competition, and is updated as of the 2021 UEFA Super Cup played on 11 August 2021 (in chronological order).

Key
UCL European Cup / UEFA Champions League
UEL UEFA Cup / UEFA Europa League
UECL UEFA Europa Conference League
CWC UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (defunct)
USC UEFA Super Cup
UIC UEFA Intertoto Cup (defunct)
IC Intercontinental Cup (defunct)
List of UEFA club competition winners by country [lower-alpha 1]
NationalityUCLUELUECLCWCUSCUICICTotal
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 181307155462
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1290794748
Flag of England.svg  England 1490894145
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany [lower-alpha 2] 860428331
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 640120316
Flag of France.svg  France 1001012014
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 420111211
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 01033007
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 10021004
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 00031004
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 02001003
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 10001002
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 01001002
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 10000012
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 02000002
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 00010001
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 00010001
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 01000001
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 00000101

See also

Notes

  1. The records of clubs from currently non-existing associations such as the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany and Yugoslavia are attributed to those federations, since the corresponding titles were won when the clubs were affiliated to those associations.
  2. Including West Germany.

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