Test Your Knowledge: UEFA Champions League
By: Nathan Chandler
About This Quiz
The Champions League is one of the world's most renowned sporting leagues. How much do you know about this frenzy of football?
How many teams are there in the group stage of the Champions League?
There are 78 or 79 total teams in the competition.
Which team has the most successive games without a win?
The team's futility ended in 2013.
UEFA rankings are also known as what?
The coefficients determine how many teams from a particular league will participate
What's the maximum number of teams that a country's national league can send to the Champion's League?
This rule change went into effect for the 2015-16 season
How many seasons are used to factor a country's ranking?
The number of a ranking is rounded to three decimal places
What is the fastest own goal in Champions League history?
Inigo Martinez was slapping his forehead.
When does the Champions League tournament begin?
It starts with three knock-out qualifying rounds.
Which club holds the record for the most Champions League defeats?
They are at 53 losses and counting.
What is the most common final score of Champions League matches?
The second most common is 1 to 0.
How many goals did Raul score during his Champions League career?
It is the third-highest number of goals in history.
How many times has Real Madrid won the tournament?
It is the winningest team in the league's history.
Which team has the most consecutive appearances in the quarterfinals?
With eight, they are just ahead of several other teams.
How many times have Champions League games ended in 4 to 4 draws?
The first such draw occurred in 2000.
How much does the Champions League trophy weigh?
It is one of the most coveted trophies in sports.
How many hours did it take to make the Champions League trophy?
It is the fifth version of the trophy.
How old was Celestine Babayaro when he made his debut?
His was the youngest debut ever.
In total, how many times have Spanish teams won the league championship?
They have dominated like no other nationality.
Which player has made the most appearances in Champions League history?
He appeared in 156 games for Porto and Real Madrid.
What was the age of the oldest participant in a Champions League game?
Marco Ballotta was getting close to 44 years old when he played that game in 2007.
In U.S. dollars, about how much does the winning team take home?
It is a solid payday but the competition is fierce.
Which team holds the record for the most goalless draws?
The record is 21 and was matched by Manchester United.
What's the record for minutes played without allowing a goal?
Arsenal FC thwarted opponents often in 2005-2006.
In order to permanently keep a full-size copy of the trophy, how many consecutive titles must a club win?
The UEFA always keeps the original, no matter how many titles a team might earn.
How many clubs have won three consecutive titles, and thus, the privilege of receiving a replica trophy?
They include Barcelona, Liverpool, Milan, Ajax, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.
Which club set the mark for consecutive defeats?
The record is 12, set from 2003 to 2005
Which English team has the greatest number of titles?
What's Lionel Messi's record for goals in one game, set in 2012?
He drove in the last one in minute 84, just for good measure.
For one team, what is the highest number of goals scored in a season?
FC Barcelona was the team that set the record in 1999-00.
How many successive team wins did Manchester United have from 2006 to 2008?
This is still the record for the greatest number of consecutive home wins.
Who was the top goal scorer in the 2002-03 season?
He scored 12 goals in only nine appearances.