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UEFA Champions League statistics handbook

Covering everything from a season itinerary to key facts and figures and all-time records.

Manchester City lift the trophy in Istanbul in 2023
Manchester City lift the trophy in Istanbul in 2023 AFP via Getty Images

The latest UEFA Champions League statistics handbook is an invaluable and informative online guide to everything you need to know about the history of Europe's premier club competition.

Split into three detailed sections, the handbook is available to download as PDF files on UEFA.com (see below). Covering everything from past finals to key facts and figures and all-time records, it is a truly comprehensive compendium which will be updated throughout the season.

Record breaker Cristiano Ronaldo
Record breaker Cristiano RonaldoAFP via Getty Images

Facts and figures
Which is the most successful nation in Champions League history? Who has the best win percentage? How far ahead of the rest are Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the all-time top scorer race? This is every football fanatic's dream chapter, categorically leaving no stone unturned.

This segment is devoted to providing an all-inclusive history of Champions League finals since 1993. As well as detailing the scores, scorers and line-ups from each final, we also list every captain to have lifted the trophy, winning coaches and a host of other statistics specific to the biggest game in European club football. Who is the oldest coach to have guided a team to glory? Who is the only player to have landed the Champions League with three different clubs? Find out here.

All-time records
This chapter covers all-time club, player appearance and top scorer rankings from the inaugural European Cup in 1955/56.