Teams that won the Champions League, Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Cup

Teams that won the Champions League, Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Cup
Juventus starting lineup in the final of the UEFA Cup 1993. Above: Jurgen Kohler, Marco de Marchi, Julius Caesar, Dino Baggio, Angelo Peruzzi. Down: Robert Power, Roberto Baggio, Massimo Carrera, Andreas Moeller, Gianluca Vialli, Moreno Torricelli. (Photo: Pinterest)

Throughout history the big European clubs have been dealt major European competitions, But nevertheless, only 5 teams have been able to win the triple European crown: Champions League, Cup Winners Cup Y UEFA Cup (actual Europa League).

JUVENTUS

UEFA Cup 1993
Juventus starting lineup in the final of the UEFA Cup 1993. Above: Jurgen Kohler, Marco de Marchi, Julius Caesar, Dino Baggio, Angelo Peruzzi. Down: Robert Power, Roberto Baggio, Massimo Carrera, Andreas Moeller, Gianluca Vialli, Moreno Torricelli. (Photo: Pinterest)

BAYERN MUNICH

UEFA Cup 1996
The champion Bayern Munich UEFA Cup proclaimed in 1996 after defeating in the final to Girondins Bordeaux (Photo: Bayern Munich)

THE AJAX AMSTERDAM

Ajax 1995
Ajax is another who has managed to win all three major European titles. In the picture the brothers De Boer, Kanu and Finidi after winning the Champions League de 1995 against Milan (Photo: Planet Football)

MANCHESTER UNITED

Champions, Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Cup
El Manchester United, another European giant, He achieved his only Cup Winners Cup in the year 1991. Mike Phelan image, Bryan Robson and Lee Sharpe with the trophy (Photo: The National)

CHELSEA FC

Chelsea Recopa 1998
Chelsea was the last team to achieve the triple crown with their Champions League 2013. In the image, Zola, Vialli and the rest of the squad celebrate the Cup Winners 1998 (Photo: alineacionesinternacional)

Big clubs are left off this list. Without going further, the FC Barcelona and the Real Madrid. The merengue stayed at the gates because they are the great dominator of the European Cup (also in the latest Champions League format). They also achieved two UEFA Cups but never lifted the Cup Winners' Cup. They were finalists in the year 1983 but they fell, surprisingly, against him Aberdeen Scottish that, by then, Alex Ferguson trained.

Meanwhile, the Barça he has also achieved two of the three great continental trophies. The Catalans were champions of the Recopa and the European Cup, but nevertheless, never achieved a UEFA Cup. It is true that Barcelona conquered three Holiday Cups although this tournament, organized by FIFA, its results have never been recognized by UEFA nor officially accounted for to the highest level of European football.

3 thoughts on “Teams that won the Champions League, Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Cup

  1. FC Barcelona does not belong to this select group. The Catalan team has never won the UEFA Cup (Not to be confused with “Fairs Cup”) tournament not recognized by UEFA.

    1. It is not what the UEFA website says, which places Real Madrid as the most successful team in its competitions with 19 Titles, by 14 of AC Milan and FC Barcelona.

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