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Top 10 Most Decorated Players In Football

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From time to time we get into a contention with friends over who has racked up more trophies, and football fans often judge the achievement and significance of football players by the number of trophies won amid their career. In spite of the fact that this won’t be a precise method for estimating the gauge of a player, the world we live in is exceedingly dependent on figures, so its time to settle it with numbers.

Today CheapGoals take a look at the top 10 most decorated players in world football. Realize that the numbers list represent the numbers of trophies the players have won both at club and country excluding personal awards.

10. Lionel Messi (31 Trophies) Country: Argentina Club: Barcelona

We as a whole realize that Messi would make this list. Arguably the GOAT, the Argentine has won a total of 30 trophies with Barcelona. At age 30, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is standing out as truly newsworthy after headlines. His fast feet make it inconceivable for defenders to get him when he’s on the run.

Barcelona star has achieved more trophies than his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo with 27 trophies

La Liga (8)

U-20 World Cup (1)

Copa Del Rey (5)

Supercopa de Espana (7)

UEFA Champions League 4)

UEFA Super Cup (3)

FIFA Club World Cup (3)

9. Kenny Daglish (31 Trophies ) Country: Scotland, Clubs: Celtic & Liverpool

The King racked up a noteworthy 31 trophies amid his club career with Celtic and Liverpool. Dalglish was the primary hero in the Liverpool sides that ruled English football in the late 70’s/ mid-80s.

The Scott arrived Anfield with a record-breaking fee of £440,000. He was justified regardless of all the cash as he reimbursed this sum numerous times as a player and after that as The Red’s manager. Dalglish won 6 League titles, 1 FA Cup, 4 League Cups and 3 European Cups, all in the space of 8 years – scoring 118 goals.

Scottish First Division (4)

Scottish Cup (4)

Scottish League Cup (1)

Football League First Division (6)

FA Cup (1)

Class Cup (4)

Charity Shield (7)

European Cup (3)

UEFA Super Cup (1)

8. Wael Gomaa ( 32  Trophies)Country: Egypt Clubs: Al-Mehalla, Al-Ahly & Al-Siliya

Surprised? try not to be, this Egyptian international piled on an amazing 29 trophies amid his career, which spread over more than two decades. The Egyptian defender played for three clubs during his career – Al-Mehalla, Al-Ahly, and Al-Siliya.

CAF Champions League (6)

CAF Super Cup (5)

Egypt Premier League (8)

Egyptian Cup (3)

Egyptian Super Cup (6)

CAF Confederation Cup (1)

Africa Cup Of Nation (3)

7. Gerard Pique (32 Trophies) Country: Spain Club: Manchester & Barcelona

Pique has won an amazing number of trophies and he no uncertainty profited from having a remarkably good team around him. This isn’t to imply that his commitments meant any less, they were similarly critical.

Leaving Camp Nou for a short spell of 4 years in his delicate years when he was gobbled up by Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United in 2004. He won 3 trophies in his last season at Old Trafford.

Returning back to Barcelona, Pique has added an extraordinary 25 trophies to his cabinet and has assumed a leading role in the Catalunya defense.

World Cup(1)

European Cup (1)

European U-19 (1)

Champions League (4)

Premier League (1)

English League Cup (1)

Community Shield (1)

Laliga (6)

Copa del Rey (4)

Supercopa de Espana (6)

FIFA World Club Cup (1)

6. Victor Baia (33 Trophies) Country: Portugal, Clubs: Fc Porto & Barcelona

Relatively few would have known about this former Barcelona and FC Porto goalkeeper. Baia had a total of 406 caps for Porto, getting a charge out of a short spell with the Catalan giant. he won the League 10 times with Porto – more than any other player to play in the Portuguese top flight.

Primeira Liga (10)

Portuguese Cup (5)

UEFA Champions League (1)

Intercontinental Cup (2)

Portuguese Super Cup (8)

Supercopa de Espana  (1)

La Liga (1)

Europa Pokal Der Pokalsieger Sieger (1)

Copa del Rey (2)

UEFA Cup (1)

UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup (1)

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5. Iniesta (34 Trophies ) Country: Spain, Club: Barcelona 

Iniesta has put in a player of the match performances in such huge numbers of finals that it would be tragic in the event that he didn’t make it on our list. The Spaniard, as of now at age 33, is apparently outstanding amongst other midfielders to have ever laced a boot and his incredible trophy haul of 34 is a testament to the incredible career he has had.

La Liga (8)

Copa Del Rey (5)

Supercopa de Espana (6)

World Cup (1)

European Champion(2)

European U-17 Champion (1)

European U-19 Champion (1)

UEFA Champions League (4)

UEFA Super Cup (3)

FIFA Club World Cup (3)

4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (35 Trophies) Country: Sweden, Clubs: Malmo, Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, PSG and Man United

Ibrahimovic ‘s personal trophy cabinet is bigger than those of a few very big Premier League clubs, reasons to admire Zlatan right now. He was available to lift Uefa Europa League despite the fact that he was on crutches. It was trophy number 35 for him since winning his first with Ajax in 2001-02. He lifted trophies with Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, PSG and now the Red Devils. Champions League is the only trophy that keeps on sidestepping him.

Eredivisie (2)

KNVB Cup (1)

KNVB Super Cup (2)

Johan Cruyff Shield (1)

Serie A (4)

Supercoppa Italiana (5)

La Liga (1)

Supercopa de Espana (2)

UEFA Super Cup (1)

FIFA Club World Cup (1)

Ligue 1 (4)

UEFA Europa League (1)

League Cup (1)

Community Shield (1)

Coup de la Ligue (3)

Coup de France (2)

Trophee des Champions (3)

3.  Ryan Giggs (36 Trophies) Country: Wales, Club: Manchester United

It isn’t unexpected that Ryan Giggs is third on our list. The Manchester United legend was a standout amongst the most coveted and decorated British footballers for quite a while.

Giggs has won a bigger number of trophies than three clubs in England and has won almost every trophy Sir Alex Ferguson lifted, having won an exceptional 36 trophies amid his long and illustrious footballing career.

Premier League (13)

FA Cup (4)

League Cup (4)

FA Community Shield (9)

UEFA Champions League (2)

UEFA Super Cup (1)

Intercontinental Cup (1)

FIFA Club World Cup (2)

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2. Maxwell (38 Trophies ) Country: Brazil, Clubs: Cruzeiro, Ajax, Inter Milan, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain)

This is an enormous surprise to many football fans, he presently plays as a left back for Paris Saint-Germain. He likewise played for Cruzeiro, Inter Milan, and Barcelona before moving to Ligue 1. He holds the record for most trophies in any footballers club career with 38 trophies.

Copa do Brasil (1)

Eredivisie (2)

KNVB Cup (1)

KNVB Super Cup (2)

Johan Cruyff Shield (2)

Serie A (3)

Supercoppa Italiana (1)

La Liga (2)

Copa del Rey (1)

Supercopa de Espana (3)

UEFA Champions League (1)

UEFA Super Cup (2)

FIFA Club World Cup (2)

Ligue 1 (4)

Coup de France (3)

Coup de la Ligue (4)

Coup de Champions (4)

1. Dani Alves (38 Trophies) Country: Brazil, Clubs: Bahia, Sevilla, Barcelona & Juventus

This Defender is the main man on CheapGoals list, he has carved out an impossible reputation as a serial trophy hoarder.

Alves must be burnt out on lifting trophies. The 34-year-old right back still remains the best at his position, none of the other legendary names who have played for the Catalan side have achieved such a feat- yet. When he departs Juventus he had added two more trophies to his consistently expanding trophy cabinet to make it 38. This season he will certainly lift the French League and possibly two League Cups.

Campeonato Baiano (1)

Campeonato de Nordeste (2)

U-20 World Cup(1)

Copa America (1)

UEFA Cup (2)

UEFA Super Cup (4)

Copa del Rey (5)

Supercopa de Espana (6)

La Liga (6)

Confederation Cup (2)

UEFA Champions League (3)

FIFA Club World Cup (3)

Serie A (1)

Coppa Italia (1)

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