FIFA Club of the Century
FIFA Club of the Century was an award presented by FIFA to decide the greatest football club of the 20th century. Real Madrid was the winner of the award with 42.35% of the vote, announced at the annual FIFA World gala, held in Rome on 11 December 2000. Madrid was the most successful club in international football at the time, having amassed eight European Cups and two Intercontinental Cups.
Alfredo Di Stéfano and Florentino Pérez collected during the ceremony, the trophy which was presented to Real Madrid. For the 2006–07 season, a crest was added to Real Madrid's shirts, commemorating their status as FIFA Club of the Century.
|1||Real Madrid||Spain||42.35 %|
|2||Manchester United||England||9.69 %|
|9||River Plate||Argentina||1.53 %|
|12||Boca Juniors||Argentina||1.02 %|
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