Spain has produced most winners in competition's 58 year history. 13 times. However, Real Madrid and Barcelona are the only teams to have won it. Whereas, England has produced 5 winners- Liverpool, Manchester United, Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa and Chelsea.
Spain 13 winners 9 runner ups 2 teams
Italy 12 winners 14 runner ups 3 teams
England 12 winners 7 runner ups 5 teams
Germany 6 winners 9 runner ups 3 teams
The team to have won the Champions League with the fewest games won isManchester United (1998–99), five wins. However, they went through the competition unbeaten.
Real Madrid have the record number of consecutive participations in the European Cup, taking part in the first 15 tournaments from 1955–56 to 1969–70. They won the first five editions of the competition, and they are the most successful team in the competition's history with 9 wins.
Manchester United have the record number of consecutive participations in the UEFA Champions League with 17 from 1996–97 to 2012–13, with Real Madrid having participated in 16 consecutive campaigns from 1997–98 to 2012–13 and Arsenal in 15 consecutive campaigns from 1998–99 to 2012–13.
The record for consecutive semifinals is six, held by Barcelona (2007–08 to 2012–13).
Only 3 clubs have won the UEFA Champions League fielding local players – Celtic (1967), Real Madrid (1966) and FC Steaua Bucarest (1986).
The fastest UEFA Champions League goal was scored 10.2 seconds after kick-off by Bayern Munich’s Roy Makaay against Real Madrid in 2007.
Nottingham Forest have an unusual feat of having won the UEFA Champions League more often than they have won their domestic league.
Celtic are the only club to have the distinction of completing a ‘quadruple’ winning both domestic cups, the domestic league and the UEFA Champions League in the 1966/1967 season.
In 2006 Arsenal produced the best defensive effort in the history of the UEFA Champions League, going 10 games without conceding a goal.
English teams were banned from the UEFA Champions League between 1986 and 1991 following a series of stadium disasters and hooliganism problems. The absence of English teams gave three teams the opportunity to win the tournament for the first time following a decade of English dominance – PSV Eindhoven, Red Star Belgrade and Steaua Bucarest all won the title before England returned to the UEFA Champions League fold in 1991.Juventus are the most unfortunate team in the champions league history, they dominated European football in 70's and 80's but only won 1 European cup in 85-86. And that victory was more bitter than sweet due to the Heysel stadium disaster tragedy, when 39 Juventus fans died due to fan hooliganism, mostly because of Liverpool supporters.Real Madrid, AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Ajax, Liverpool, Manchester United, Internazionale, Juventus, Benfica, Porto, Nottingham Forest are considered traditional giants of European football. Between them they share 85% of European championships.Following matches are considered one of the greatest in competition's history: