The 15 most experienced Champions League squads

Date published: Tuesday 27th April 2021 8:23 - Ian Watson

Perhaps not surprisingly, Real Madrid have the most experienced squad for Champions League appearances. There must be a few euros to be made with that, Florentino…

Here are the 15 squads with the most Champions League appearances between them.


1) Real Madrid
Games: 1,167
Average appearances per player: 49
Most experienced player: Karim Benzema (128 appearances)


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2) Juventus
Games: 1,005
Average appearances per player: 42
Most experienced player: Cristiano Ronaldo (176 appearances)


3) Bayern Munich
Games: 992
Average appearances per player: 37
Most experienced player: Thomas Muller (124 appearances)


4) Barcelona
Games: 975
Average appearances per player: 35
Most experienced player: Lionel Messi (149 appearances)


5) Paris Saint-Germain
Games: 851
Average appearances per player: 25
Most experienced player: Angel Di Maria (92 appearances)


6) Liverpool
Games: 778
Average appearances per player: 27
Most experienced player: Thiago (65 appearances)


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7) Manchester City
Games: 738
Average appearances per player: 31
Most experienced player: Fernandinho (93 appearances)


8) Atletico Madrid
Games: 717
Average appearances per player: 33
Most experienced player: Koke (73 appearances)


9) Borussia Dortmund
Games: 644
Average appearances per player: 22
Most experienced player: Mats Hummels (68 appearances)


10) Chelsea
Games: 561
Average appearances per player: 22
Most experienced player: Thiago Silva (85 appearances)


11) Manchester United
Games: 543
Average appearances per player: 18
Most experienced player: Edinson Cavani (66 appearances)


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12) Inter Milan
Games: 506
Average appearances per player: 20
Most experienced player: Arturo Vidal (76 appearances)


13) Sevilla
Games: 457
Average appearances per player: 1
Most experienced player: Ivan Rakitic (80 appearances)


14) Shakhtar Donetsk
Games: 375
Average appearances per player: 13
Most experienced player: Andriy Pyatov (69 appearances)


15) Porto
Games: 364
Average appearances per player: 12.55
Most experienced player: Pepe (104 appearances)

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