Those are well-known for their lucrative history of successes, dominating both a domestic and European level.
However, as taking into account the whole world and counting their total number of trophies won, none of them make into the top five.
In this post, we will list top successful clubs in the world based on all-time trophies won.
Celtic – Scotland – 105 trophies
Celtic has dominated Scottish football in recent years with over 100 trophies although they are not the most successful team in the country’s history.
Celtic have won an 50 Scottish League championships, and have won consecutively for the last eight years. Celtic also won the European Cup in 1966/67.
Atletico Penarol – Uruguay – 108 trophies
Penarol are the second most successful team in Uruguay who have never been pushed out from the top since joining in 1900. The club has got 50 Primera Division titles, five Copa Libertadores and nutured a stars – the former Manchester United and Atletico Madrid footballer Diego Forlan, considered as one of the greatest Uruguayan players of all time.
Club Nacional de Football – Uruguay – 113 trophies
The most successful team in Uruguay is Club Nacional with 46 times winning the Primera Division and three Copa Libertadores titles. Inter Milan defender Diego Godin used to ply at Nacional and is one of their most famous players.
Rangers – Scotland – 115 trophies
The most successful team in Scotland is Rangers with 54 Scottish League titles and one European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1971/72.
Al Ahly – Egypt – 118 trophies
The most decorated club in the world, also known as “The Club of the Century” in African football, is Egypt’s Al Ahly.
Since the day it were founded in 1907, they have been perennial winners since day one with vast collection of trophies, including 41 Egyptian Premier League titles, 36 Egyptian Cups, 10 Egyptian Super Cups, eight CAF Champions Leagues, six CAF Super Cups, four CAF Cup Winners’ Cups and one CAF Confederations Cup.