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Dalglish on list of Europe’s most decorated players

4 Mar

Today is the 65th birthday of Kenny Dalglish, who amassed 24 trophies as a player with Celtic and Liverpool. To mark the occasion, UEFA.com runs down a list of some of Europe’s other most successful players.



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Europe’s roll of honour major trophies won

Ryan Giggs – 25 trophies
• Manchester United: 2 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 European-South American Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 13 league, 4 FA Cup, 3 English League Cup

Kenny Dalglish – 24 trophies
• Celtic: 4 league, 4 Scottish Cup, 1 League Cup
• Liverpool: 3 European Cup, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 6 league, 1 FA Cup, 4 League Cup

Andrés Iniesta – 23 trophies
• Spain: 1 FIFA World Cup, 2 UEFA European Championship
• Barcelona: 4 UEFA Champions League, 3 UEFA Super Cup, 3 FIFA Club World Cup, 7 league, 3 Copa del Rey

Watch Dalglish score Liverpool’s winner in 1978 European Cup final

Olexandr Shovkovskiy – 23 trophies
• Dynamo Kyiv: 13 league, 10 Ukrainian Cup

Daniel Alves – 22 trophies
• Brazil: 1 Copa América
• Sevilla: 2 UEFA Cup, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 Copa del Rey
• Barcelona: 3 UEFA Champions League, 3 UEFA Super Cup, 3 FIFA Club World Cup, 5 league, 3 Copa del Rey

Vítor Baía – 22 trophies
• Porto: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Cup, 1 European-South America Cup, 10 league, 5 Portuguese Cup
• Barcelona: 1 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 1 League, 2 Copa del Rey

Johan Cruyff – 22 trophies
• Ajax: 3 European Cup, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 European-South American Cup, 8 league, 5 Dutch Cup
• Barcelona: 1 league, 1 Copa del Rey
• Feyenoord: 1 league, 1 Dutch Cup

Xavi Hernández – 22 trophies
• Spain: 1 FIFA World Cup, 2 UEFA European Championship
• Barcelona: 4 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cup, 2 FIFA Club World Cup, 8 league, 3 Copa del Rey

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Xavi Hernández with the UEFA Champions League trophy in 2015

Paco Gento – 21 trophies
• Real Madrid: 6 European Cup, 1 European-South American Cup, 12 league, 2 Copa del Rey

Paolo Maldini – 21 trophies
• AC Milan: 5 European Cup, 5 UEFA Super Cup, 2 European-South American Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 7 league, 1 Coppa Italia

Gerard Piqué – 21 trophies
• Spain: 1 FIFA World Cup, 1 UEFA European Championship
• Manchester United: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 league
• Barcelona: 3 UEFA Champions League, 3 UEFA Super Cup, 3 FIFA Club World Cup, 5 league, 3 Copa del Rey

Roar Strand – 21 trophies
• Rosenborg: 16 league, 5 Norwegian Cup

Lionel Messi – 20 trophies
• Barcelona: 4 UEFA Champions League, 3 UEFA Super Cup, 3 FIFA Club World Cup, 7 league, 3 Copa del Rey

Mário Coluna – 19 trophies
Benfica: 2 European Cup, 10 league, 7 Portuguese Cup

Alessandro Costacurta – 19 trophies
• AC Milan: 5 European Cup, 4 UEFA Super Cup, 2 European-South American Cup, 7 league, 1 Coppa Italia

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Serhiy Rebrov is now coach at Dynamo

Serhiy Rebrov – 19 trophies
• Dynamo Kyiv: 9 league, 7 Ukrainian Cup
• Fenerbahçe: 1 league
• Rubin Kazan: 2 league

Frank Rijkaard – 19 trophies
• Netherlands: 1 UEFA European Championship
• Ajax: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 5 league, 3 Dutch Cup
• AC Milan: 2 European Cup, 2 UEFA Super Cup, 2 European-South American Cup, 2 league

Bastian Schweinsteiger – 19 trophies
• Germany: 1 FIFA World Cup
• Bayern München: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 8 league, 7 DFB-Pokal

Edwin van der Sar – 19 trophies
• Ajax: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Cup, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 European-South American Cup, 4 league, 3 Dutch Cup
• Manchester United: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 4 league, 2 English League Cup

Marius Lăcătuș – 18 trophies
• Steaua Bucureşti: 1 European Cup, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 10 league, 6 Romanian Cup

Jari Litmanen – 18 trophies
• MyPa: 1 Finnish Cup
• Ajax: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 European-South American Cup, 5 league, 3 Dutch Cup
• Liverpool: 1 UEFA Cup, 1 Super Cup, 1 English FA Cup, 1 English League Cup
• HJK Helsinki: 1 league, 1 Finnish Cup

Vazha Tarkhnishvili – 18 trophies
• Sheriff: 11 league, 7 Moldovan Cup

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Paolo Maldini after AC Milan’s 2007 UEFA Champions League win

Iker Casillas – 17 trophies
• Spain: 1 FIFA World Cup, 2 UEFA European Championship
• Real Madrid: 3 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cup, 1 European-South American Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 5 league, 2 Copa del Rey

Eusébio – 17 trophies
• Benfica: 1 European Cup, 11 league, 5 Portuguese Cup

Luís Figo – 17 trophies
Sporting: 1 Portuguese Cup
Barcelona: 1 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 2 league, 2 Copa del Rey,
Real Madrid: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 European-South American Cup, 2 league
Internazionale: 4 league, 2 Coppa Italia

Philipp Lahm – 17 trophies
• Germany: 1 FIFA World Cup
• Bayern München: 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 7 league, 6 DFB-Pokal

Carles Puyol – 17 trophies
• Spain: 1 FIFA World Cup, 1 UEFA European Championship
• Barcelona: 3 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cup, 2 FIFA Club World Cup, 6 league, 2 Copa del Rey

Darijo Srna – 17 trophies
• Hajduk Split: 1 league, 2 Croatian Cup
• Shakhtar Donetsk: 1 UEFA Cup, 8 league, 5 Ukrainian Cup

Víctor Valdés – 17 trophies
• Spain: 1 FIFA World Cup, 1 UEFA European Championship
• Barcelona: 3 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cup, 2 FIFA Club World Cup, 6 league, 2 Copa del Rey

*Senior trophies only. Includes major UEFA competitions; does not include domestic Super Cups

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