Here are the top eight teams to have won the most European Cup/ Champions league titles;
In 1968, the club won its first Champions league in 1968 after beating Benfica 4-1 in the finals played in Wembley. The club eventually won it twice under Sir Alex, first in 1999 after two dramatic late Solskjaer goal that defeated Bayern Munich 3-2 and defeated Chelsea in 2008 via penalty shootout after the game ended 1-1 in regulation time.
Inter Milan won it in 1964 after defeating Real Madrid 3-1 in the final, they won it again the next year, defeating Benfica 1-0 in the final. Unfortunately, they had to wait another 35 years to claim their hand on the trophy and in 2010, defeating Bayern Munich 2-0 through a Diego Milito double in the final, they became the first Italian club to ever win a treble.
They did it in 1971, defeating Panathinaikos 2-0 in the finals, in 1972, they defeated Inter Milan 2-0 in the finals through a Johan Cryuff double and defeated Juventus 1-0 in the final in 1973. They won it the fourth time, after defeating Inter Milan 1-0 in the final through a Patrick Kluivert Solitary goal.
Barcelona are definitely the most successful club in the twenty-first century after winning it four times, adding to their first triumph in 1992. They defeated Sampdoria 1-0 in the final in 1992, defeated Arsenal 2-1 in the final in 2006. They defeated Manchester United in the finals in 2009 and 2011, 2-0 and 3-1 respectively and most recently in 2015 defeated Juventus 3-1 in the finals.
They have won the cup five times with the first trophy coming in 1977 after defeating Monchengladbach 3-1 in the finals. The won it again the next year, defeating Club Brugge 1-0 in the final through a Kenny Dalglish goal. In 1981, they defeated Real Madrid 1-0 in the finals and also defeated AS Roma 4-2 on penalties in the 1984 final. Their last trophy was a miraculous one in Istanbul in 2005 winning on penalties against AC Milan.
The first in 1974, after defeating Atletico Madrid 4-0 in the finals, in 1975, they defeated English side, Leeds United 2-0 in the final, in 1976, they defeated Saint Etienne 1-0 in the final.They waited another 25 years to win it again in 2001, defeating Valencia 5-4 on penalties and won their fifth in 2013, defeating fellow German side, Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the finals.
They won the first in 1963, defeating Benfica 2-1 in the finals in Wembley, won it in 1969, defeating Ajax 4-1 in Madrid, won it in 1989, defeating Steau Bucharest 4-0 in the finals and defeated Benfica 1-0 in the finals in 1990. In 1994, they defeated Barcelona 4-0 in the finals and defeated Juventus 6-5 on penalties in 2003. In 2007, they won their last UCL trophy defeating Liverpool 2-1 in a revenge game for the Italian giants.
Winning it a whooping ELEVEN times. Their success started in 1956- 1960, winning it five times in a row, defeating Reims of France twice, Fiorentina, Frankfurt and ACMilan. They enjoyed further successes in 1966, defeating Partizan Belgrade 2-1 in the finals, in 1998, defeating Juventus 1-0 and in 2000, defeating fellow Spanish side Valencia 3-0 in the final. In 2002, they defeated Bayern Leverkuesen 2-1 in the finals. In 2014 and 2016, they won it again, defeating rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 and 5-3 on penalties respectively.