UEFA Champions League

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The UEFA Champions League is a football competition between the best club teams in Europe. The teams are selected because of good performances in their league matches. The teams used to have to win their countries' championship, but more than one team can play in the competition depending on how good their league is. For example: the Spanish League can get 4 Spanish clubs in the competition compared to the Kazakhstan League which can only get one team in the competition.

Real Madrid won the Champions League the first five times it was held, still a record. They have also won the Champions League/European Cup 13 times, which is also a record.

A total of 22 clubs from 10 european countries won the Champions League. 12 clubs won it more than once: Real Madrid, Milan, Bayern, Liverpool, Barcelona, Ajax, Manchester United, Inter Milan, Juventus, Benfica, Porto and Nottingham Forest. The current champions are Real Madrid after defeating Liverpool.

Records and statistics

Winners and runners-up

As of 28 May 2016
Club Winners Runners-up Years won Years runner-up
ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP Real Madrid 13 3 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, 2016,2017, 2018 1962, 1964, 1981
ITAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ITA Milan 7 4 1963, 1969, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003, 2007 1958, 1993, 1995, 2005
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER Bayern Munich 5 5 1974, 1975, 1976, 2001, 2013 1982, 1987, 1999, 2010, 2012
ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP Barcelona 5 3 1992, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2015 1961, 1986, 1994
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Liverpool 5 3 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005 1985, 2007, 2018
NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED Ajax 4 2 1971, 1972, 1973, 1995 1969, 1996
ITAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ITA Internazionale 3 2 1964, 1965, 2010 1967, 1972
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Manchester United 3 2 1968, 1999, 2008 2009, 2011
ITAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ITA Juventus 2 6 1985, 1996 1973, 1983, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2015, 2017
PORborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge POR Benfica 2 5 1961, 1962 1963, 1965, 1968, 1988, 1990
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Nottingham Forest 2 0 1979, 1980
PORborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge POR Porto 2 0 1987, 2004
SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO Celtic 1 1 1967 1970
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER Hamburg 1 1 1983 1980
ROUborder|1965|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ROU Steaua București 1 1 1986 1989
FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA Marseille 1 1 1993 1991
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Chelsea 1 1 2012 2008
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER Borussia Dortmund 1 1 1997 2013
NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED Feyenoord 1 0 1970
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Aston Villa 1 0 1982
NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED PSV Eindhoven 1 0 1988
YUGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge YUG Red Star Belgrade 1 0 1991
ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP Atlético Madrid 0 3 1974, 2014, 2016
FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA Stade de Reims 0 2 1956, 1959
ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP Valencia 0 2 2000, 2001
ITAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ITA Fiorentina 0 1 1957
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER Eintracht Frankfurt 0 1 1960
YUGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge YUG Partizan 0 1 1966
GREborder|1970|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GRE Panathinaikos 0 1 1971
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Leeds United 0 1 1975
FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA Saint-Étienne 0 1 1976
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER Borussia Mönchengladbach 0 1 1977
BELborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BEL Club Brugge 0 1 1978
SWEborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SWE Malmö FF 0 1 1979
ITAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ITA Roma 0 1 1984
ITAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ITA Sampdoria 0 1 1992
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER Bayer Leverkusen 0 1 2002
FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA Monaco 0 1 2004
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Arsenal 0 1 2006

By nation

As of 28 May 2016
Performance by nation
Nation Winners Runners-up Winning Clubs
Template:SPA 16 11 2
23x15px Italy 12 15 3
23x15px England 12 7 5
23x15px Germany 7 10 3
23x15px Netherlands 6 2 3
23x15px Portugal 4 5 2
23x15px France 1 5 1
23x15px Scotland 1 1 1
23x15px Romania 1 1 1
23x15px Yugoslavia 1 1 1
23x15px Greece 0 1 0
23x15px Belgium 0 1 0
23x15px Sweden 0 1 0

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