Europe is home to some of the most followed football clubs in the world. However, when reviewing the success of any club, a few things play significance. Note that sometimes even the richest club is not the most successful, especially if you factor in a club’s position in European football. In retrospect, the success of any club is measured on the premise of trophies won. To a punter looking to place a bet on a European club to win a treble this season, use this code to make your prediction easily and fast.
Reviewing the Most Successful Football Clubs in Europe
Here is a review of the most successful football clubs in Europe by trophy count. You should also check these flashpoints about Merseyside Derby.
SL Benfica has not only nurtured some of the best football players in the world but is also regarded as the most successful European club. Benfica has 84 major titles in their trophy cabinet, a feat that peaked in the early 1960s. While the Portuguese league is not the most-watched in European football, Portugal is home to top soccer talents such as Christiano Ronaldo. Moreover, Benfica has an unrivalled talent scouting system, which has helped them produce top talents in world football.
Despite recent leadership problems in Barcelona, the club remains one of the most successful in football history. First off, Barcelona owns the biggest football stadium in Europe. Camp Nou has a seating capacity of 99, 354. In the history of European football, Barcelona is the only club with two trebles. The club is also ranked highly in the money league, having won 5 UCL titles and several other honours in Europe and domestically. In 2009, Barcelona made history as the first club to bag 6 trophies in a football calendar year. In total, Barcelona has 94 trophies in its cabinet. Barcelona is also home to football’s greatest, Leo Messi, whose time at the club may be over in a few months.
Real Madrid is not only a club with massive financial power but also a decorated trophy cabinet. In the many years of the club’s existence, the Los Blancos have won 92 major trophies. They are unrivalled in the Champions League having won 13 ULC titles. Real Madrid has 34 Spanish league titles and has one of the most vibrant football academies in the world. The club is also known for splashing money in the football transfer market. Players like Gareth Bale, Eden Hazard and Christiano Ronaldo are only but a few examples of the club's spending power.
FC Bayern Munich
After a successful campaign in the 2019/2020 season under Hans Flick, Bayern reinforced their place and influence on European football. Today, FC Bayern has one of the best squads in Europe. Under Hans Flick, Bayern has won 64 games, lost 6 and drawn 6 in 76 matches. The German club has 78 trophies in its cabinet. Bayern is among the A-league clubs to have bagged every trophy in European competition.
Ajax may not be a household name in European football but their success speaks for itself. The Dutch side has 74 trophies and runs a very successful football academy. Unlike big clubs across European that splash huge sums in transfers, Ajax’s success is premised on homebred football talents that have conquered the world stage. To date, Ajax has 4 UCL trophies in their cabinet.