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 11 times, which is also a record.
The 1st team ever which won the UEFA Champions League and all the other titles was Barcelona, after they beat Manchester United 3-1 in 2011. The current champions are Barcelona after defeating Juventus 3–1.
Records and statistics[change | change source]
Winners and runners-up[change | change source]
- As of 10 August 2015
By nation[change | change source]