All-time UEFA Europa League and UEFA Cup records

Radamel Falcao set an all-time record with 17 goals in a single UEFA Europa League season, with Henrik Larsson and Giovanni Trapattoni also pioneers in the competition.

Radamel Falcao at the end of his record-breaking season with Atlético
Radamel Falcao at the end of his record-breaking season with Atlético ©Getty Images

The UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League have had their share of legendary nights over the years; UEFA.com picks out the players and clubs who have shone brightest in the competition.

Teams with the most UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup wins
3: FC Internazionale Milano (1990/91, 1993/94, 1997/98)
3: Juventus (1976/77, 1989/90, 1992/93)
3: Liverpool FC (1972/73, 1975/76, 2000/01)
3: Sevilla FC (2005/06, 2006/07, 2013/14)

Coaches with the most UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup wins
3: Giovanni Trapattoni (Juventus 1976/77 & 1992/93, FC Internazionale Milano 1990/91)
2: Rafael Benítez (Valencia CF 2003/04, Chelsea FC 2012/13)
2: Luis Molowny (Real Madrid CF 1984/85, 1985/86)
2: Juande Ramos (Sevilla FC 2005/06, 2006/07)

Giuseppe Bergomi
Giuseppe Bergomi©Getty Images

Most UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup appearances
96: Giuseppe Bergomi (FC Internazionale Milano)
90: Frank Rost (SV Werder Bremen, FC Schalke 04, Hamburger SV)
75: Dimitris Salpingidis (PAOK FC, Panathinaikos FC)
70: Mladen Petrić (Grasshopper Club Zürich, FC Basel 1893, Hamburger SV, Panathinaikos FC)
69: Walter Zenga (FC Internazionale Milano)

Most UEFA Europa League appearances (group stage to final)
44: Óscar Cardozo (SL Benfica, Trabzonspor AŞ)
44: Daniel Carriço (Sporting Clube de Portugal, Sevilla FC)
41: Jeremain Lens (PSV Eindhoven, FC Dynamo Kyiv)
40: Eduardo Salvio (Club Atlético de Madrid, SL Benfica)
39: Jan Vertonghen (AFC Ajax, Tottenham Hotspur FC)

Henrik Larsson
Henrik Larsson©AFP

Most UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup goals
40: Henrik Larsson (Feyenoord, Celtic FC, Helsingborgs IF)
31: Radamel Falcao (FC Porto, Club Atlético de Madrid)
30: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (sc Heerenveen, AFC Ajax, FC Schalke 04)
29: Dieter Müller (1. FC Köln, FC Girondins de Bordeaux)
27: Shota Arveladze (FC Dinamo Tbilisi, Trabzonspor AŞ, AFC Ajax, Rangers FC, AZ Alkmaar)

Most UEFA Europa League goals (group stage to final)
30: Radamel Falcao (FC Porto, Club Atlético de Madrid)
20: Óscar Cardozo (SL Benfica)
14: Fernando Llorente (Athletic Club)
14: Giuseppe Rossi (Villarreal CF, ACF Fiorentina)
14: Jonathan Soriano (FC Salzburg)

Most goals in a single UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League season
17: Radamel Falcao (FC Porto) 2010/11

Most goals scored by a single player in an indivudual UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League game
6: Eldar Hadžimehmedović (FK Lyn 6-0 NSÍ Runavík)
28/08/03 qualifying round second leg

Fastest UEFA Europa League hat-trick (group stage to final)
10 mins: Claudiu Keșerü (FC Steaua Bucureşti 6-0 Aalborg BK)
18/09/2014, group stage

Vitolo
Vitolo©UEFA.com

Fastest UEFA Europa League goal (group stage to final)
13.21 seconds: Vitolo (Villarreal CF 1-3 Sevilla FC)
12/03/2015, round of 16 first leg

Youngest UEFA Europa League debutant (group stage to final)
16 years and 127 days: Romelu Lukaku (GNK Dinamo Zagreb 0-2 RSC Anderlecht)
17/09/2009, group stage

Youngest UEFA Europa League scorer (group stage to final)
16 years and 218 days: Romelu Lukaku (AFC Ajax 1-2 RSC Anderlecht)
17/12/2009, group stage

Oldest player to appear in a UEFA Europa League game (group stage to final)
42 years and 173 days: Brad Friedel (Tottenham Hotspur FC 2-1 FC Sheriff)
07/11/2013, group stage

Pavel Horváth
Pavel Horváth©Getty Images

Oldest player to score in a UEFA Europa League game (group stage to final)
37 years and 214 days: Pavel Horváth (A. Académica de Coimbra 1-1 FC Viktoria Plzeň)
22/11/2012, group stage

Longest UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup winning run/unbeaten run
15 games: Club Atlético de Madrid 03/11/2011 – 25/10/2012

Longest run of UEFA Europa League draws (group stage to final)
6 games: Juventus 16/09/2010 – 16/12/2010

Longest UEFA Europa League losing streak (group stage to final)
9 games: ŠK Slovan Bratislava 03/11/2011 – 11/12/2014

Longest unbeaten UEFA Europa League home run (group stage to final)
20 games: Sporting Clube de Portugal 01/10/2009 – 26/02/2015

Discover more about the UEFA Europa League in the stats handbook

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