In the 66 years of the UEFA Champions League from 1955 to 2021. Champions League in total has 22 winners in its history. From 22 clubs five clubs have won the title more than five times or equal to five times. And the only club Real Madrid won the title 13 times. Let’s see the five most Champions League winners.
1. Real Madrid C.F
The Spanish giants Real Madrid is the highest numbers Champions League winners. They are followed by Italian Rossoneri the (Ac Milan), English giants the Reds (Liverpool) in the title race. He wins three UEFA Champions League titles with Real Madrid and is recognised as the most successful manager in the story of Real Madrid. In 66 years of UEFA Champions League history, many clubs won this prestigious title. From many of that, some clubs that win the titles many times. Real Madrid is the club that wins the highest titles with 13 Champions League in their names.
The Los Blancos wins their first Champions League title in the 1955-56 season and they were the first Champions League winners in history after the UEFA Champions League inaugural in 1955. They win their first title against Stade de Reims at Parc des Princes, Paris. Madrid wins under the manager of Jose Villalonga. After winning the first champions league title they win the title five consecutive times in the 1955-56 to 1960 season. They are the only club to win the title five times consecutively.
. Real Madrid wins the most number of their champions league title under the manager Zinedine Zidane.Zidane wins three UEFA Champions League titles with Madrid. The three consecutive times in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Every football club in the world dreams of becoming a champion league winner one day. As it is the one of the biggest football tournaments in the world. There are other four managers of Real Madrid after Zidane who wins two times each Jose Villaglona, Luis Carniglia, Miguel Munoz and Vicente del Bosque.
Real Madrid wins in their 13 UEFA Champions League title in the year 1956, 57, 58, 59, 60, 66, 98, 2000, 02, 14, 16, 17 and 2018.
2. A.C. Milan
The Rossoneri ( A.C. Milan) is the second most Champions League winners in the history of the UEFA Champions League. They come after Real Madrid C.F and are followed by Liverpool F.C in the number of titles. Italian giants won their first Champions League title in the year 1963 under the manager Nereo Rocco by defeating Benfica at Wembley Stadium, London. A.C Milan wins the second most titles with seven Champions League in their names.
In the history of A.C Milan, 3 managers won two titles each Nereo Rocco 1963 and 1969, Arrigo Sacchi 1989 and 1990, Carlo Ancelotti 2003 and 2007. And other managers win one title Fabio Capello in 1994. After their last UEFA Champions League title in 2007, they again not won the Champions League title anymore. Even they couldn’t reach the final of the Champions League after their last final in 2007 at the Olympic Stadium against The Reds (Liverpool F.C). A.C Milan wins their seven UEFA Champions League titles in the year 1963, 66, 89, 90, 94, 2003 and 2007.
3. Liverpool F.C
The Reds (Liverpool F.C) is the third on the list of most Champions League winners and also tie the score with German Giants Bayern Munich as they also won 6 Champions League titles. The English giants win their first UEFA Champions League title in the year 1977 under the manager Bob Paisley by defeating the German team Borussia Mon Chengladbach in the final at Stadio Olimpico, Rome. Liverpool F.C is the third most Champions League winners with six titles in their names.
In the history of Liverpool F.C from their four managers who win the titles. There is only one manager who wins three champions league titles for Liverpool and he also wins two consecutive titles in 1977 and 1978. His other title was in 1981. The other three managers manage to win only one title each for Liverpool Joe Fagan in 1984, Rafael Benitez in 2005 and Jurgen Klopp in 2019. After a long wait of 14 years from their fifth title in 2005. The English club Liverpool F.C wins their six titles in 2019 under Jurgen Klopp by defeating their English rival Tottenham Hotspur at Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid.
Jurgen Klopp broke the drought of winning the UCL titles and becomes one of the most successful managers in the history of Liverpool F.C. Liverpool wins their six UEFA Champions League titles in the year 1977, 78, 81, 84, 2005 and 2019.
4. FC Bayern Munich
The German Giants Bayern Munich comes in the fourth position of most Champions League winners after Real Madrid, Ac Milan and Liverpool. Despite the equal titles win by Liverpool. Bayern place in fourth and Liverpool place at third. Due to year’s as Liverpool one year before than Bayern Munich in 2019. The Bavarians win their first Champions League title in 1974 under the manager Udo Lattek by defeating the Spanish giants Atletico Madrid at Heysel Stadium, Brussels.
Bayern stands at fourth most Champions League winners with six titles in their names. From their five managers who win the titles in FC Bayern Munich history. The only manager avail to win two Champions League titles for Bayern Munich for two consecutive times is Dettmar Cramer in 1975 and 1976. And other four managers manage to win one title each for Bayern Munich. Udo Lattek in 1974, Ottmar Hitzfeld in 2001, Jupp Heynckes in 2013 and Hansi Flick in 2020.
The Bavarian is the third only club in the world to win three UEFA Champions League titles consecutively in 1974, 75 and 76. After winning their six titles last year Beats the Spanish giant FC Barcelona. Munich wins their sixth UEFA Champions League titles in the year 1974, 75, 76, 2001, 13 and 2020.
5. FC Barcelona
Another Spanish Giants FC Barcelona is in the Fifth position of the top 5 most Champions League winners. Early in 2018, they were are in the third position of most Champions League winners. But in 2019 The Reds (Liverpool) beats them after winning their sixth title. In the following year again Bayern Munich beats them in the title race of UCL by winning their sixth title in 2020. Moreover, the Catalan wins their first Champions League title in 1992 under the manager of Johan Cruyff. Therefore, by defeating Sampordia in the final at Wembley Stadium, London.
Barcelona stands at fifth-most Champions League winners with their five titles in their names. From their four managers who win the titles in FC Barcelona history. So, Pep Guardiola is the only manager of FC Barcelona that manage to win two Champions League titles for the club in the year 2009 and 2011. The three managers are only avail to win each title for Barcelona. Johan Cryuff in 1992, Frank Rijkaard in 2006 and Luiz Enrique in 2015.
So, Pep is one of the most successful managers in FC Barcelona history. However, the Catalan wins their five UEFA Champions League titles in the year 1992, 2006, 09, 11 and 2015. It’s been five years since their last Champions League titles