UEFA Champions League last 16 draw is finally out. As expected, some fans are happy with their knockout stage opponent but Manchester United fans are not impressed. This is because the Red Devils will face Ligue 1 giants PSG. Other matches will feature Liverpool against Bayern Munich, Tottenham Hotspurs against Borussia Dortmund among others. Today we want to look at the five most decorated Leagues by trophies in UEFA Champions League.
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5. Netherlands (Eredivisie) – 6 UCL Trophies
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The Dutch League has declined in recent years. However, history is still there for all to see. Netherlands has produced 6 UEFA Champions League winners. Ajax leads the way with 4 trophies. The other two were won by Feyenoord and PSV Eindhoven (1).
4. Bundesliga- 7 UCL Trophies
The German League takes the fourth spot in the list with 7 trophies. Bundesliga clubs especially 5 times winner Bayern Munich are always up there challenging the best in Europe. Other winners include Hamburg and Borussia Dortmund who have won it one time each. The last time a team from the League lifted it was the Bavarians in 2013.
3. Serie A- 12 UCL Trophies
Italian Serie A takes position three in the success list in UEFA Champions League. The League has lifted the trophy 12 times in history. AC Milan leads the way with 7 titles to their name. The San Siro giant has declined in the last few years but the new owners are working hard to bring them back to glory.
Others include the last winner from the League Inter Milan with 3 trophies. They last won it in 2010 under Jose Mourinho. Juventus have lifted it twice. AS Roma will be chasing their first ever European crown if they manage to beat FC Porto in the last 16 to reach the quarters.