Carlo Ancelotti’s Historical Data in the Champions League

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Once again and under the technical direction of Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti, Real Madrid once again proved to be one of the best clubs in all of history in the UEFA Champions League. It was the first champion of the European Cup since its foundation in 1955, and after many years of success and being able to transcend over the years, the merengue team gave a strong blow to the table, further strengthening its legacy by winning the 15th cup under his belt in the Champions League.

They finished off Dortmund in a great way

In a final where they defeated Borussia Dortmund 2 goals to 0 with header goals from defender Dani Carvajal and later one from Brazilian striker Vinícius Júnior, they completely sealed the final at the Wembley Stadium facilities. The history of the white club remains intact and much stronger.

The merits of Real Madrid are unmatched. From being the first champion of the competition to winning a total of five European Cups in a row between 1956 and 1960, a record that to this day has not been surpassed by any other club throughout time. Since adopting its new format, Real Madrid is the only team that has a treble that it produced in the years 2016, 2017, and 1018, and also remains the only organization that has 15 Champions League trophies.

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We must also highlight the great individual achievements such as the fact that Kroos, Modric, Carvajal, and Nacho equaled Paco Gento as the players with the most Champions League titles in history. But despite this, the spotlight fell on coach Carlo Ancelotti, who established himself as one of the best coaches of all time. With this latest achievement, the Italian adds a total of 7 European Cups to his record, counting those he had previously won as a player and 5 as a coach, 2 with AC Milan (2003, 2007) and three with Real Madrid ( 2014, 2022 and 2024).

The historicals of Carlo Ancelotti

The Italian has directed more than two hundred official matches in the Champions League, entering the history of the competition, with eight different clubs: AC Milan, Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Paris Saint Germain, Parma, Real Madrid, and Naples. Of the 204 games that he has coached in total, the Italian coach has obtained 116 victories, 47 draws, and 41 losses.

Ancelotti’s career in the Champions League

When he was a player for Roma in Italy’s Serie A, with which he had won the Scudetto the previous season, he was unable to play in the final against Liverpool (1984) held in Rome, and which the English team ended up winning in the shootout from the penalty spot. It was with AC Milan that he won the double. First, he did it as a player in Barcelona (1989) and in Vienna (1990), and later, he ‘reconquered’ the title of directing the bench: in Manchester (2003) and in Athens (2007).

Success continued to be on Ancelotti’s side once his arrival at Real Madrid in Spain was confirmed. Under his direction, the club managed to win the long-awaited ‘Decima’ in the 2013/14 season, beating Atlético de Madrid in a historic final that could be resolved in extra time. He reaffirmed dominance in the 2022 season, with the ‘Fourteenth’ Champions League, and consolidated his status as one of the most recognized coaches in the competition, having won in a great way with a 2-0 victory against Dortmund, the ‘ Fifteenth’ this 2024.

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