Only one team can win the Champions League each season – and there have been plenty of brilliant ones that weren’t able to do it.
Thirteen clubs have won the competition since it was rebranded in 1992, with Real Madrid (6) and Barcelona (4) alone winning it 10 times between them.
Here are 10 of the best teams that didn’t manage it, including three from Spain, two from England, two from Germany, two from Italy and one from France.
An uncharacteristically selfish act.
The Irishman is not impressed with Paul Pogba.
The pose at the end is brilliant.
We’ve used Mark Hughes’ birthday as an excuse…
Does this bode well for Manchester United?
Featuring lots of Jose, obviously.
Roy Keane was not impressed by Arsenal.
Can we watch Napoli every day?
“A world-class goalscorer.”
Things could have been very different.