It is a popular incontrovertible fact that Real Madrid have won the most Champions League titles, but which team has actually reached the most finals?
Manchester United (5 finals)
Manchester United have reached 5 Champions League finals, winning it 3 times and last reached the ultimate once they lost to Barcelona in 2011.
Inter Milan (5 finals)
Inter Milan have also reached 5 finals and last won Europe’s premier competition in 2011 against Bayern Munich.
Ajax (6 finals)
Ajax had an excellent speel within the 70s once they won it 3 years during a row, but last made the ultimate way back in 1996.
Benfica (7 finals)
Benfica are very unlucky winning the tournament just twice. They have lost within the final on 5 occasions.
Barcelona (8 times)
Barcelona have won the bulk of their finals (5) but they last lifted the famous trophy in 2015.
Liverpool (9 times)
The current Champions League holders have won the trophy a whopping 6 times, and that they could have won it more if they hadn’t lost in 3 finals.
Juventus (9 times)
Juventus might be the unluckiest team. They have won the trophy twice (in 1985 and 1996), but have lost within the final 7 times which is quite the other team.
Bayern Munich (10 times)
Bayern are the foremost successful German side within the competition and have won the trophy 5 times while also losing the ultimate 5 times.
AC Milan (11 times)
Milan are the 2nd most successful side within the competition but have did not win it since their last final in 2007. They have lost 4 finals.
Real Madrid (16 times)
Real Madrid have played in 16 finals and have incredibly only lost in 3. They haven’t lost a Champions League final in 39 years since they last lost in 1981.