The Success of the greatest football or soccer clubs in the world can be measured in terms of their achievements in their respective leagues and trophies won in European and international competitions. The crazy fan base of these Clubs is carried on by generation to generations and this beautiful game of Football never lacked popularity. Football, also known as the Soccer in the US is most popular sports in the entire world. The passionate loving and crazy fan following towards this game are a major attraction. However, we are going to present you the top 10 most successful football clubs in the world in terms of their achievements and track record.
Top 10 Most Successful Football Clubs In The World
#10 FC Porto (Primeira Liga)
FC Porto is the most successful club in the Portuguese football club. The Dragons were founded in the year 1893. In the domestic tournaments, the club has won 27 Primeira Liga, 16 Portuguese Cup, a record 20 Portuguese Supercup, 4 battle off Portugal, 30 Porto Championship, 14 Porto Honour Cup. Talking about the international matches, Blue and whites have won 2 European Cup/UEFA Champions League, 2 Intercontinental Cup, 2 UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League and 1 European Super Cup. Deco, FC Porto has created talents like Paulo Ferreira, Carvalho, Bosingwa, Falcao, Diego and Raul Meireles
#9 Manchester City (English Premier League)
The Story of the England-based Club Manchester City is quite unique. Man City is a Club based in Manchester, England was founded in the year 1880 as St. Mark’s West Gorton. Later it became Ardwick Association Football Club in the year 1887 and finally went on becoming Manchester City in the year 1894.The Citizens won its first trophy in the year 1904. The most successful period for the club was in the late 1960s and early 1970s. In this period they won the League Championship, League Cup, European Cup Winners’ Cup and FA Cup.
#8 Chelsea (English Premier League)
Chelsea began their success story since the year 1995 after winning the Premier League title. The Pensioners has won four Premier League title, seven FA Cups, four Football League Cups and four FA Community Shield. When it comes to the international matches, Chelsea has won one UEFA Champions League, two UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, one UEFA Super Cup and one UEFA Europa League
.In total, the Blue Lions have 5 League Titles, 7 FA Cups, 5 League Cups, 1 European Title as well as 3 UEFA Cups. Chelsea is definitely on of the most successful football clubs in the world.
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#7 Atlético Madrid (La Liga)
Ranks seventh in our Top 10 Successful Football Clubs in the World list, Atletico Madrid is a Spanish football club based in Madrid. The Los Rojiblancos are considered to be the 3rd most successful club in the Spanish football. The Red-and-Whites has won La Liga ten times, the Copa del Rey ten times, Supercopas de España two times and Copa Eva Duarte one time.
This club has also won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in the year 1962. It has won the Europa League in the year 2010 and also in 2012, the UEFA Super Cup in the year 2010 and in 2012, the Intertoto Cup in the 2007 and 1974 Intercontinental Cup.
#6 Paris Saint- Germain (Ligue 1)
Paris Saint- Germain, shortly known as PSG is a French football club based in Paris. PSG was established in 1970 by the merger of Stade Saint-Germain and Paris FC. The Parisians have won Ligue 1 title five times, the Coupe de la Ligue five times, the Ligue 2 one time, and the Coupe de France nine times.
Talking about the International Competitions, Les Rouge-et-Bleu has won the UEFA Cup one time, the Trophée des Champions five times and the UEFA Intertoto Cup one time. PSG is the most successful football clubs in the history of French Football. Les Parisiens is among the 2 French clubs to have won a major European club competition.
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#5 Juventus (Serie A)
Yes, we are talking about the most successful and popular Italian Club Juventus. Vecchia Signora was established in the year 1897. In the domestic records, I Bianconeri has won thirty Serie A, nine Coppa Italia, six Supercoppa Italiana. As we look at the club’s European titles it includes two European Champions’ Cup / UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, three UEFA Cup, one UEFA Intertoto Cup, two UEFA Super Cup.
The club has claimed the Intercontinental Cup, 2 times.Italian Legends like Platini and del Piero were made in this club. Juventus rank sixth in our list of ”top 10 most successful football clubs in the world”
#4 Manchester United and Liverpool (English Premier League)
When we talk about the most successful football clubs in England, the two clubs that already come in our mind logically is Liverpool and Manchester United. Both the Clubs has won 41 trophies so far which includes both International and Domestic Football Matches they have been played yet. The Reds Liverpool has overall 18 League Titles, 7 FA Cups, 8 League Cups, 5 European Title, 3 UEFA Cups.
Whereas The Red Devils, Manchester United has a Trophy tally of 20 League Titles, 12 FA Cups, 4 League Cups, 3 European Title, 2 FIFA Club WC. Both Manchester United and Liverpool ranks 4th in our list of Top 10 Successful Football Clubs in the World.
#3 Bayern Munich (Bundesliga)
The Bavarians rank third in our list of top 10 most successful football clubs in the world. No doubt as for the most successful German Club. Considered as the oldest German club, Stern des Südens was founded in the year 1900 and has earned a lot of titles since then. It has an increasing fan following and the Club is getting better and Better. Bayern Munich holds a record of winning twenty-four German Champions, seventeen DFB-Pokal, six DFB-Ligapokaland four DFL-Supercup.
Die Roten also won 3 consecutive champions league trophies in the year 1973, 1974, 1975 and later in the year 2000 and 2013. It has also won one UEFA Europa League in the year 1996 and UEFA Super Cup in the year 2013. The team has Star players like Robben, Lewandowski, Ribery and Müller.
#2 Barcelona (La Liga)
Barcelona popularly shortly known as Barca is a Spanish football club and was established in the year 1899. In the domestic matches, Blaugrana has won twenty-two La Liga titles, twenty-six Copa Del Rey, two Copa de la Liga and eleven Spanish Super Cup. In the international matches, the Catalans have won four European Cup/Champions League, four UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, four UEFA Super Cup, two Club World Cup.
FC Barcelona is the most successful club when it comes to the FIFA club world cup. The interesting fact about this club is that it has the magician Messi, the best football player in the world While Neymar and Suarez add on a real Threat to the opponents.
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#1 Real Madrid ( La Liga)
Real Madrid is the most successful football clubs in the world. As its none other than the Spanish Giants Real Madrid. It is a Spanish Football Club and is also the richest club in the Globe. The Madrid Football Club came into existence since the year 1902. Los Blancos has won a record thirty-two La Ligas title, nineteen Copa del Rey, nine Supercopas de España, one Copa Eva Duarte and one Copa de la Liga.
In the international matches, the men in whites have won a record ten Champions League titles, three Intercontinental Cups, two UEFA Cups, two UEFA Super Cups and one Club World Cup. The club has famous and best players like Ronaldo. Kaka, Bale, James and much more. Real Madrid Stands First in our List of Top 10 Successful Football Clubs in the World.