The ‘Big Five’ European football leagues and the UEFA Champions League football dominate the conversation when it comes to talk about success. With their name worldwide coverage and households, it makes a lot of sense, but it also skews our collective thinking on which we believe may have the busiest trophy cabinets in their clubhouse.
In fact, the 10 most successful clubs in world football may not feature many of the names you might expect. No Juventus, not Liverpool and not Manchester United. So who did make the cut
Al Ahly – 118 titles
The giants of Cairo are the sides success in the game of the world that dominated the Egyptian leagueand their foundation in 1907. The club has won 41 national championships, 11 national and 36 nationauxtasses super cups to cement their status as most successful of Egypt -. they have never been relegated from the top flight
They are also the most successful club in Africa who won a record eight Champions Leagues CAF, a CAF Cup Confederation and six Cup titles CAF super, another record.
In addition to this, they also won four Cup titles (another record), a championship Club Afro-Asian, a European Cup Arab clubs, Arab Cup Winners Cup African cup winners’ cup and two super Cups Arab (another record).
Al Ahly are second to Real Madrid for international securities, part of why they are known as Nadi El Qarn (Century Club).
[123 Glasgow Rangers] – 115 titles
Founded in 1872, the Ibrox side were second MOST successful side in world football and the most successful of Scotland. Gers have won more league titles and national combis than any other team in the world, winning the league title 54 times, including a famous nine straight under Graeme Souness and Walter Smith. They also won the Scottish Cup 33 times and the Scottish League Cup 27 times – reaching the treble of all three in the same season seven times. The financial crisis has seen their race ended, but they can still point to a victory in the CupWinners’ Cup in 1972
Nacional -. 113 titles
The Uruguayan side were national champions 47 times, the last of the 2019 season, when they also won the Copa Competencia eight times and the Copa de Honor seven times and several other tick dômescompétitions. Montevideo side also won the Super Cup 2019. On the continental stage, Nacional has been too successful. There were three Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana victories in a list of honors that covers many tournaments in South America over the years. The club also provided numerous players to Uruguay side that won the Olympics and the World Cup twice
Celtic -.109 titles
The other half of the old farmhouse, Celtic have stepped into the gap left rivals the Rangers when they were relegated to the lower levels of Scotland. They won the national championship 50 times, including last season and were tipped to the top of the table again this season before it is paused. Celtic also won nine in a row in 1960 and 1970 under Legendadirecteur ry Jock Stein, who also guided them to the European Cup 1967. They also won 39 Scottish Cups and 19 Scottish League Cups [ 123]
Penarol -. 108 titles
rivals Nacional in the Clásico del fútbol uruguayo have never even known the second levelUruguayan soccer. Based on the outskirts of Montevideo, finished behind Nacional in the 2019 league but have won 52 overall. They have won five Libertadores titles among 14 international titles. Penarol were named South America’s club of the century in 2009 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics
Barcelona -. 91 titles
Catalan giants have won a record 74 trophies in Spain, including 26 La Liga titles, 30 Copa del Rey and 13Super Cups. The Blaugrana have also won five European Cups and the Champions League, four UEFA Cups Winners Cup and five great European Cups. Three times they were world champions. Last year, they won the La Liga title once more et were this season before it was shortened
Real Madrid -. 90 titles
The rivals El Clasico Barcelona stand behind them at the national level, but they do not mind so much when they count their records 13 vials of the European Champions League and trophies, record 33 La Liga titles and 19 Copa del Reys. They were also world champions a record four times. They have not won the league since 2016-17 and have only won five since the turn of the century
Benfica -. 84 titles
The current champions of Portugal unere most successful in the country and can point to a trophy cabinet that contains a record of 37 titles Primeira Liga, a record 26 Taça de Portugal, and a recordseven Taça da Liga. Benfica also won back to back European Cups in 1961 and 1962, although they have since failed in eight European finals – five European Cups and three UEFA Cups or Leagues Europa -. Since former coach Belu Gutman put a curse on the club after his dismissal
Porto – 76 titles
second most decorated side of Portugal have amassed 69 their trophies at national level. These include 28 titles primiera Liga, which included five consecutive record from 1994-1995 to 1998-1999. More recently, they were national champions in the 2017-18 season. As for the continental success, Porto are the country ‘S most successful side, notably winning the European Cup or Champions Leaguetwice and two UEFA Cup and Europa League titles
Olympiacos -. 75 titles
The Athens side are winning record for the Greek domestic league, they won 44 times, including seven in a row 2011-17, when they also hold another record for wins Greek Cup with 27. they have not had success at continental level, but they won the Balkans Cup in 1963