People talk about winners in sport. It’s what every type of sportsman aspires to be and at the end of a career, the big question is “how many medals did you win?” well in this blog we’re going to look at the most decorated soccer players of all time.
Dani Alves is best known for his time at Barcelona and the Brazil National team. Even though he wasn’t first choice for Brazil he still managed to amass over 100 caps. During his career he has won:
Copa de Nordeste with Bahia, A Copa del Rey, a Supercopa de España, two UEFA Cups and a European Super Cup with Sevilla, six La Ligas, four Copa Del Reys, four Supercopa de Espana, Three Champions Leagues, three European Super Cups and three Fifa Club World Cups with Barcelona, A Serie A and a Coppa Italia with Juventus, a Ligue , a Coupe de France, a Coupe de Ligue and a Trophée des Champions with Paris Saint Germain. If that wasn’t impressive enough he’s also won the Copa America 2007, the FIFA Confederations Cup Twice and the FIFA World Youth Championship too. That’s a total of 38 major honours, making Dani Alves, not only the most decorated player on our list, but of all time.
Though never really a first choice at any of the clubs he’s been at, Maxwell has always managed to be in or around success. A solid left back, the Brazilian has amassed 10 caps form Brazil. During his career he has won:
Copa de Brasil with Cruzeiro, Two Eridevisies, a KNVB cup and a Johan Cruyff Shield with Ajax, Three Serie As and a Supercoppa Italiana at Internazionale, Two La Ligas, a Copa del Rey, a Supercopa de España a UEFA Champions League, a European Super Cup and a FIFA World Club World Cup twice with Barcelona, Four Ligue 1s, three Coupe de France and four Coupe de Ligues and three Trophé des Champions with Paris Saint Germain. That’s 36 honours in total
Ryan Giggs is Mr. Manchester United, making 963 appearances over 24 years. In that time he won it all including Thirteen Premier Leagues, four FA Cups, three League Cups, nine FA Community Shields, Two UEFA Champions Leagues, a UEFA Super Cup, An Intercontinental Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup. That’s a total of 34 trophies, and he’s the only man that’s won them all with one club. His trophy haul is the same as Manchester City and Newcastle United’s entire trophy haul in their history combined.