5 Biggest gamers to have by no means gained the Champions League


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14 Sep 2018, 11:53 IST

Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid - UEFA Super Cup
Many greats of the sport have didn’t raise this elusive trophy

If membership soccer is akin to theatre, then the Champions League is the most important platform on which you’ll carry out. The intense lights of Europe’s premier competitors trigger gamers to modify golf equipment on a regular basis, in hopes of in the future laying their arms on the coveted trophy. The best gamers within the historical past of soccer have gained this trophy, with the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Paul Scholes, Philipp Lahm, Ryan Bertrand(?) having gained it.

If the best at all times win this competitors, what about among the best gamers that might by no means get an opportunity to bop with the trophy? They vied for it and fought onerous for it, however may by no means get that elusive second of jubilation and victory. Let’s take a look at the 5 best footballers to by no means win the UEFA Champions League.

Honourable mentions: Francesco Totti, Patrick Vieira, George Weah and Robert Pires

#5 Fabio Cannavaro

Groups represented in UCL: Internazionale, Juventus, Actual Madrid and Parma

The Italian captain in their 2006 triumph.
The Italian captain of their 2006 triumph.

He has gained league titles, a Ballon d’Or and even the FIFA World Cup. He has been a Galactico additionally, however he has by no means been a champion of European membership soccer. Despite the fact that he represented minnows Parma in a single season, he has had stints with the best European groups on the peak of their powers.

His best run within the competitors got here with the blue aspect of Milan when he reached the semi-finals in 2003 to be dumped out of the competitors unceremoniously towards the purple aspect of Milan.

An away targets loss on the San Siro (ironic) meant that Cannavaro would by no means be nearer to profitable the trophy than he was that yr. Despite the fact that he went on to play for the likes of Actual Madrid and Juventus after that, he nonetheless may by no means seize the elusive trophy.

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