Advertisment

10 players who have won the most trophies in football history

With his latest Leagues Cup Trophy with Inter Miami, Lionel Messi now has become the player with the most trophies in football history (44).

author-image
Koushik Biswas
Updated On
New Update
Players with most trophies in football history | Sportz Point

Many great players have taken the football pitch and left the fans in awe. However, only a few players have gone on to win various trophies in their careers. in this article, we will take a look at an elite list of players who have won the most trophies in football as a player. They wrote more in a fun88 India review.

Also Read: Football competitions with the highest Prize Pool and Prize Money

Top 10 players with the most trophies in football:

10. Vitor Baia (34 trophies)

Vitor Baa won 34 trophies in his football career | Sportz Point
Vitor Baia with the 2004 UEFA Champions League Trophy for FC Porto.

This Portuguese star spent most of his career with Porto except undergoing two years with Barcelona. Baia won 25 trophies with the Dragons while adding the rest to his collection of glories during his stint with the Catalan giants, Barcelona. He won the UEFA Champions League trophy in 2004 with FC Porto.

9. Sergio Busquets (35 Trophies)

Sergio Busquets: 34 trophies in football history

Sergio Busquets, the Barcelona and Spain legend won as many as 35 trophies in his career. Regarded as one of the greatest central defensive Midfielders of his era, Buquests were responsible for the success Barcelona and Spain had during his time. Busquets won three Champions League titles, 9 La Liga titles, 7 Spanish Cups and Spanish Super Cups, 3 UEFA Super Cups and FIFA Club World Cups with FC Barcelona. Along with that, winning the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and then winning the 2021 UEFA Euro Cup was one of the highlights of his international career. His latest trophy is the Leagues Cup 2023 with Inter Miami CF.

Read Also: Barcelona team that won "EVERYTHING" in 2009: Busquets to leave as the last man of that team

8. Cristiano Ronaldo (35 trophies

Cristiano Ronaldo has won 35 trophies in his football career | Sportz Point

Arguably one of the greatest players in the history of football, Cristiano Ronaldo has 35 trophies in his cabinet at the moment. The Portuguese legend won his latest trophy for Al-Nassr FC as he helped them win the United Arab Club Champions Cup in 2023. Ronaldo earned all these honours with Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus, Al-Nassr FC and Portugal. Although, the Portugal great has not won a trophy in his new stint at Manchester United.

Also Read: Ronaldo records: Only player to be top scorer of the season in three different leagues

Trophy Number
FIFA Club World Cup 4
UEFA Champions League 5
Premier League 3
UEFA Euro 1
La Liga 2
Serie A 2
UEFA Super Cup 3
FA Cup 1
Spanish Cup 2
Italian Cup 1
Italian Super Cup 2
Portuguese Super Cup 1
English Super Cup 2
Spanish Super Cup 2
English League Cup 2
UEFA Nations League 1
UNITED ARAB CLUB CHAMPIONS CUP WINNER 1
Cristiano Ronaldo's Trophy Cabinet in details

Also Read: Football facts: 10 players who have played most games with Cristiano Ronaldo

7. Kenny Dalglish (35 trophies)

Sir Kenny Dalgish won 36 trophies in his career | Sportz Point

Sir Kenny Dalglish is known as one of Liverpool's biggest legends and has won a mammoth 35 major trophies in his legendary career. He claimed 6 first division titles, 1 FA Cup, 4 League Cups, 3 European Cups and 1 UEFA Super Cup. He also won numerous other trophies during his stint as a footballer.

6. Ryan Giggs (36 trophies)

Legendary Manchester United player Ryan Giggs has won 36 trophies in his entire career | SportzPoint

Image - Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs is one of the greatest legends Manchester United have ever produced. He is one of the Premier League greats however, couldn't find a place in the Hall of Fame. Giggs spent 24 years at Manchester United and won a record 13 Premier League titles along with multiple cups and two UEFA Champions League titles. A total of 36 trophies helps him make his way to the top 6 in the list.

5. Gerard Pique (37 trophies)

Pique has won 34 trophies in his career and is still going | SportzPoint

Image - Goal

One of the most dependable players in Barcelona's history features jointly at no.8 in this list. However, he played a crucial role in the back in the English conditions for Manchester United. Pique's trophy haul began with Manchester United, where he won four pieces of silverware before he made the incredibly successful switch to Barcelona. Before calling it a day, Pique won 37 trophies in his career. Pique was very successful with Spain as well winning the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and UEFA Euro in 2012.

Trophy Number
FIFA World Cup 1
FIFA Club World Cup 3
UEFA Champions League 4
Premier League 1
UEFA Euro 1
La Liga 8
UEFA Euro U-19 1
UEFA Super Cup 3
Spanish Cup 7
English Super Cup 1
Spanish Super Cup 6
English League Cup 1
Gerard Pique's Trophy Cabinet in details

Also Read: Top 10: Most Free-kick Goals In Football History (Updated)

4. Maxwell (37 trophies)

Maxwell won 37 trophies in his club career | Sportz Point

Maxwell has won an outstanding 37 trophies during his 17-year career, which started with Cruzeiro in 2000. He went on to play for great clubs like Ajax, Inter Milan, FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain and notched up 37 trophies. His major achievements include two La Liga titles, four Ligue 1 titles, and three Serie A titles.

Read Also: Messi vs Ronaldo: The hat-trick battle

3. Andres Iniesta (39 trophies)

Andres Iniesta: Players with most trophies in Football history | Sportz Point

The legendary midfielder features at no.3 with 39 trophies to this name. The iconic Barcelona and Spain midfielder was an absolute genius in playmaking. He also scored the ever-crucial goal in the 2010 World Cup final for Spain which handed the Reds their first-ever World Cup. He also went on to win the Euros of 2008 and 2012 with the unbeatable Spanish side. With Barcelona, he won four Champions Leagues and nine La Liga titles which ensured he remains in the top half of this incredible list. After leaving Barcelona he won two trophies with Vissel Kobe in the Japanese football league.

Read Also: Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League knockout phase in a single season: Karim Benzema equals Ronaldo's record

Trophy Number
FIFA World Cup 1
FIFA Club World Cup 3
UEFA Champions League 4
UEFA Euro 2
La Liga 9
UEFA Euro U-19 1
UEFA Euro U-17 1
UEFA Super Cup 3
Spanish Cup 6
Spanish Super Cup 7
Japanese Cup 1
Japanese Super Cup 1
Andres Iniesta's Trophy cabinet in details

Also Read: Football Facts: Players With Champions League, World Cup and Ballon d'Or

2. Dani Alves (42 trophies)

Dani Alves is the player with the most trophies in football history | SportzPoint

Image - FotMob

Dani Alves left Barcelona with 23 major honours in eight years including six La Liga titles and three Champions League titles. He then eventually went on to win as many as 19 more major trophies at Juventus, PSG, and Sao Paulo, which included one Serie A title and two Ligue 1 titles. Alves also won the Copa America and Confederations Cup twice with Brazil. Alves is yet to win a trophy with Barcelona in his new stint at the club. But, the Brazilian legend still sits at the top of the list of most trophies in football history with 42 trophies against his name.

Trophy Number
FIFA Club World Cup 3
Copa America 2
UEFA Champions League 3
Confederations Cup 2
FIFA U-20 WC 1
La Liga 6
Serie A 1
Ligue1 2
UEFA Cup 2
UEFA Super Cup 4
French Cup 1
Spanish Cup 5
Italian Cup 1
French League Cup 1
Spanish Super Cup 5
French Super Cup 2
Olympic Gold 1
Dani Alves's Trophy cabinet in details

Read Also: All the FIFA World Cup winners and runners-up since 1930

1. Lionel Messi (44 trophies)

Leo Messi now has surpassed Dani Alves's record for most trophies in football history (44) | Sportz Point

Lionel Messi after winning the FIFA World Cup 2022

Leo Messi is the player with the most trophies in football history. With his latest Leagues Cup trophy for Inter Miami CF, the magician from Argentina won his 44th trophy in his career. He won back-to-back international trophies with Argentina within one year as he won the Copa America 2021 and then went on to win the Finalissima 2022 as well as the FIFA World Cup 2022. After his great stint at Barcelona, Messi went to the French League to play for PSG. However, he was unable to bring the UCL to the French giant, he won the French League with them. In addition, he won the French Super Cup for the season 2022-23 with PSG.

Messi with the Leagues Cup 2023 Trophy for Inter Miami CF | Sportz Point

Messi with the Leagues Cup 2023 Trophy for Inter Miami CF.

Messi has won La Liga 10 times, the Champions League four times, and Spanish Cup seven times. The Argentine maestro has also won the Olympics Gold Medal with his country.

Trophy Number
Copa America 1
FIFA Club World Cup 3
UEFA Champions League 4
Ligue1 2
Finalissima 1
La Liga 10
FIFA U-20 World Cup 1
UEFA Super Cup 3
Spanish Cup 7
Olympic Gold 1
Spanish Super Cup 8
French Super Cup 1
FIFA World Cup 1
 LEAGUES CUP WINNER 1
Lionel Messi's Trophy Cabinet in details

Note: This article was first written by Debangshu Biswas and then got updated by Koushik Biswas. Stats are taken from Transfermakrt.com and accurate as of 1/04/2024

Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Fifa World Cup 2022 Sergio Busquets Andres Iniesta Gerard Pique Football Facts Xavi Hernandez Dani Alves Players With The Most Trophies