5 UEFA Champions League winners who weren’t favorites to win it

Real Madrid is the team with the longest tradition in the UEFA Champions League. That is not in dispute, because it is enough to review their record, in which 14 championships are registered, to ratify them as a team that has dominated the continental tournament.

However, Carlo Ancelotti’s team was not the favorite team to win the title, at least in this 2022 edition, as there were other rosters that dazzled with big names.

But since football is about results, Madrid was able to raise its head against teams that, in theory, had better chances of winning the tournament.

With this in mind, it’s worth going over five champions who were underdogs.