You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Real Madrid entered the competition in the semi-finals and advanced to the finals following an unimpressive win over UAE side Al Jazira. This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin.
So far, European teams have been brutally effective in the tournament and have won it 14 times, including the last nine versions. The Los Blancos came from behind after trailing for fifteen minutes to turn the tie around in their favour through goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. The top teams in each group advanced to the finals, which in this case was Corinthians and Vasco da Gama, who also hailed from Brazil. With European superpowers involved every year, it is a daunting task for clubs of any other federation to stand a chance of winning. In the process, they became the first European team ever to win all six trophies in a calendar year. Four goals in the semi-final saw off Mexican and North American representatives Cruz Azul as the Los Blancos cruised into their first-ever finals. This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. Functional cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features. During the early years of the European Cup now known as the Champions League, the Spanish giants won the first five titles and three consecutive wins since where it was rebranded. The participants are winners of the year's CAF Champions League (Africa), AFC Champions League (Asia), CONCACAF Champions League (North America), Copa Libertadores (South America), OFC Champions League (Oceania) and UEFA Champions League (Europe). Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. To date, Real Madrid have won the competition more times than any other club. The Bavarian club have won the FIFA Club World Cup twice. Considering the predicament they now find themselves in, it feels as if Barcelona are a long way away from reaching another Club World Cup. This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin.
Without further ado, let's take a look at the top clubs who have already had the chance to win this tournament at least once.