The footballing circuit throughout the world has seen several illustrious clubs. There have been clubs that were destroyed due to fatal accidents but these are also the clubs that dominate the circuit. From Manchester United in England to Mohun Bagan in India, football has had a legacy. The fans of the clubs are supremely passionate about their sport and their favorite players. From the honesty that the German fans have for their clubs to the Stadiums that the English clubs have the world has witnessed greatness. Here is a look at the most successful clubs all over the world: –
Football Club Porto: –
FC Porto is a Portuguese Club that has been ruling the Portuguese football community since the day of its inception. Playing in blue and white striped jerseys this team has been a regular feature at the UCL. Throughout its history, they have won 79 major trophies. The club was first founded in the 1890s and is one of the big 3 clubs in Portugal. The club has been home to several legendary players including Ricardo Quaresma, Deco, and Ricardo Carvalho.
Olympiacos Football Club: –
This Greek Club is exquisitely dominant in domestic competitions. They too are a regular feature in the Champions League. Karaiskakis Stadium is their home ground and it has a capacity of 32000+ fans. These passionate fans support their club since the club has won the Super League Greece 6 consecutive times. The club has won 79 national trophies. Since its inception on 10th March 1925, Olympiacos and its fan following have extended by leaps and bounds. Playing in the bright red and whites Olympiacos always provide great competition to greater clubs in the UCL and UEL.
SL Benfica: –
Hailing from the capital city of Portugal that is Lisbon, Benfica is another dominant team in the footballing circuit. Benfica has constantly caused major upsets in all of European Competitions. They have a huge stadium which is called Estádio da Luz and it has a capacity of 64000 fans. They have notably won a humongous 83 titles throughout history. The club keeps a count of their fans which is a scorching 14 million all over the globe! They are arch rivals with the other Portuguese club on the list FC Porto. The club has groomed players like Angel Di Maria, David Luiz, and Ederson.
Real Madrid Club Football: –
Talk about successful clubs and Real Madrid cut. It is said that Madrid has won 119 titles but the recorded number adds up to 91 trophies. The club has groomed several great players. From Cristiano Ronaldo to Ronaldo Sr., from Carlos to Ramos the team has seen them all. They are great at making sure that the fans’ most loved players are always in the playing 11. The Bernabeu is generally a packed house for every Madrid game! The club has been reigning in the champions league since 2016 and has reached the last 4 numerous times.
Football Club Barcelona: –
There is a reason why FCB and Real Madrid are arch-rivals. FCB is equally as successful as Real Madrid. They unofficially have won 130+ trophies but the official record books state 91 trophies. The team is home to the greatest of all time Lionel Messi and has groomed two of the best midfielders that the game has ever seen in Xavi and Iniesta. The club is one of the most celebrated clubs and has several fans around the world. Barcelona plays most of its games at the Nou Camp.
Celtic Football Club: –
Scotland is also home to some of the most successful clubs in the world. One of them is the club in the bright, lush green. Celtic it is! The team hails from Glasgow and their stadium is Celtic Park. Over 60000 fans gather every game making sure that the team never falls short of support. The Celtic has amassed 106 titles. The team has seen greats in the form of Bobby Lenox, Danny McGrain, and Henrik Larrson. Celtic has a rivalry with the equally successful Rangers. Both of the clubs are regular representatives of their nation at the European Trophies.
Penarol Football Club: –
Penarol is the only Latin American club in this list apart from Nacional. They are commonly known as Carboneros or Manyas. The 11 plays in the beautiful yellow and black combo. They have had a huge legacy since its inception in 1891. Penarol has groomed several legendary players for World Football. Pablo Forlan, José Piendibene, and Juan Lezcano. They hail from Uruguay and are one of the best in business. Penarol has secured a total of 108 titles making them 4th on this list.
Club Desportivo Nacional: –
Nacional is another Uruguayan Club on this list. They are undoubtedly the most successful club with a large number of 113 titles. Club Desportivo plays at the Gran Parque Stadium which has a total capacity of 34000 fans. The stadium is a little smaller but the fans are equally passionate. The club has a legacy of 110 trophies and their red and purple jersey is their icon. The club is situated in Montevideo and the fans love this sport. They make sure that their appreciation is more than enough for the lovely players.
Rangers Football Club: –
This is the other Scottish Cub to feature in this list. The Rangers are always present in the Champions League and make their presence felt by causing an upset here or there. Their rivalry with the Celtics is one of the best in the world. The game is exciting, elite, and has the best football on display. The rangers have amassed a total of 115 titles which is neck to neck with Celtic.
Al Ahly: –
The Most Successful Football Club in the world is an Asian club to the surprise of many people. This Egyptian Club is an absolute beast when it comes to winning titles. They have secured the most 119 professional titles. The club hails from the city of Cairo and was founded back in 1907.