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Top 10 Clubs With Most Trophies In Football History

When it comes to the most successful clubs in the world, there are a few names that come to mind. Check here the top 10 clubs with most trophies in football history.

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Last updated: 26.02.2022
Top 10 Clubs With Most Trophies In Football History

When it comes to the most successful clubs in the world, there are a few names that come to mind. Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, Manchester United, Liverpool, and Bayern Munich are famed for their illustrious histories as well as recent achievements that have come with their domestic and European domination.


However, when we include all of the teams in the globe and their overall amount of trophies won, none of them make the top five. There are a number of names that will spring to mind for everyone. This list includes clubs that have won the most major trophies in world football, and it isn't only the well-known ones.


No.

Name of the club

Country

Trophies won

1

Al Ahly

Egypt

118

2

Rangers

Scotland

115

3

Club Nacional

Uruguay

114

4

Penarol

Uruguay

108

5

Celtic

Scotland

106

6

Barcelona

Spain

92

7

Real Madrid

Spain

91

8

SL Benfica

Portugal

82

9

Olympiacos

Greece

76

10

Porto

Portugal

74

 

1. Al Ahly – 118 trophies

Al Ahly is a Cairo-based Egyptian professional sports club. It is the most successful club in world football in terms of titles won. The Egyptian Premier League, the top division of the Egyptian football league system, hosts its professional football club. Al Ahly is Egypt's most decorated club, having won 42 national league titles, 37 national cup trophies, and 11 national super cup titles.

2. Rangers – 116 trophies

Rangers is the world's second-most successful club in terms of trophies won, after only Al Ahly of Egypt. The club has won the Scottish League championship 55 times, a joint world record for a domestic league, the Scottish Cup 33 times, the Scottish League Cup a record 27 times, and the domestic treble seven times, a global record shared with Celtic. In 1972, Rangers won the European Cup Winners' Cup.

3. Club Nacional – 114 trophies

Nacional de Uruguay has won 22 FIFA and CONMEBOL-recognized trophies, including three Copa Libertadores. With 553 points, Nacional is the all-time leader in this competition. In addition, Nacional has won all three Copa Intercontinental tournaments in which it has played, making it the second three-time global champion in 1988.

4. Penarol – 108 trophies

Penarol has five Copa Libertadores triumphs and three Intercontinental Cup victories, making him the third most successful player in international competition. The IFFHS named the club the South American Club of the Century in September 2009.

5. Celtic – 106 trophies

Celtic, who are fifth on the all-time list, have dominated Scottish football in recent years, but they are not the country's most successful side. Celtic have won the Scottish League title 51 times and have done so for the past nine years. In 1966/67, they also won the European Cup.


6. Barcelona – 92 trophies

The Catalan team has won 26 La Liga titles, 30 Copa del Rey trophies, and five Champions Leagues. Barcelona is also the only team to have won two trebles (the first in 2008/09 and the second in 2014/15). With an annual turnover of €715.1 million, it is the world's fourth most valuable sports team, valued at $4.76 billion. It is also the world's richest football club in terms of income, valued at $4.76 billion. Barcelona has won 26 La Liga championships, 31 Copa del Rey titles, thirteen Supercopa de Espana titles, three Copa Eva Duarte titles, and two Copa de la Liga trophies, and holds the record for the latter four.

7. Real Madrid – 91 trophies

Real Madrid is one of the most decorated clubs in history, with a total of 13 Champions League trophies to their name. They have a number of European records, the most famous of which being their back-to-back Champions League triumphs from 2016 to 2018. Since La Liga's foundation in 1929, Real Madrid is one of just three original clubs to have never been demoted from the top flight. Real Madrid was named FIFA Club of the Century on December 11, 2000, after receiving 42.35 percent of the voting, and the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit on May 20, 2004.

8. Benfica – 82 trophies

Portugal's most successful club, Benfica have won the Primeira Liga a record 38 times, as well as the Taco de Portugal 26 times. Benfica won the European Cup for the second year in a row in 1960/61 and 1961/62. Benfica currently has the second-highest number of European Cup/UEFA Champions League appearances (41).


9. Olympiacos – 76 trophies

Olympiacos, based in Athens, is Greece's most successful team, having won 45 Greek Super League championships and 27 Greek Cup victories. In the UEFA competition, the club's best result was a quarter-final appearance in the Champions League in 1998/99. Olympiacos is the 9th most successful football club in the world, with 78 national titles. Olympiacos' dominance is further demonstrated by the fact that all other Greek teams have won a total of 39 League championships, with the club also holding the record for the most consecutive Greek League wins won, with seven in a row on two occasions.

10. Porto – 74 trophies

Porto is Portugal's second-most successful club, having won the Primeira Liga 29 times, the Taco de Portugal 17 times, and the Champions League twice. Porto overcame Monaco in a spectacular triumph under Jose Mourinho's management, with players like Deco and Ricardo Carvalho. Porto has won seven trophies in international tournaments, making it the most decorated Portuguese team. In 1987 and 2004, they won the European Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/Europa League in 2003 and 2011, UEFA Super Cup in 1987, and Intercontinental Cup in 1987 and 2004.

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