UEFA Champions League Football Records
Histories and records are made in almost all the prestigious football events. From domestic cups to international cups, the best football players have been able to set records by mesmerizing their fans with astounding performances. The UEFA Champions League history has been the center of many football records. Some of the most outstanding football performances and records of UEFA are as follows:
1) With nine UEFA Champions League titles, Real Madrid has been the most successful team in UEFA. Real Madrid has reached 21 UEFA semi-finals and 12 finals.
2) Valencia and Stade Rennais de Chanpagne have made their way into many finals but could not claim a win.
3) The most consecutive UEFA Champions League titles record is held by Real Madrid who won this title five times consecutively from 1995 to 2000
4) Real Madrid also holds the record for most consecutive participation in the UEFA Champions League by appearing 15 times from 1955-1970.
5) The maximum number of goals scored by any player in the UEFA Champions League is Raul from Real Madrid who scored 58 goals in 114 games.
6) Paolo Maldini of AC Milan made the most number of appearances by playing in 116 games.
7) The fastest goal scored in the UEFA Champions League was by Roy Makaay of Bayern Munich who scored the goal in 10.2 seconds after kick-off.
8) The fastest hat-trick in the UEFA Champions League was scored by Mike Newell of Blackburn Rovers who scored three goals in 9 minutes in the 1995/1996 UEFA Champions League game against Rosenborg.
9) Only five teams, Manchester United, Ajax, Barcelona, Inter Milan and Liverpool managed to win the UEFA Champions League without losing a single match.
10) The best defense effort was shown by Arsenal in the 2006 UEFA Champions League by not conceding a single goal in 10 games.