FIFA Club of the Century

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The FIFA Club of the Century was an award presented by FIFA to Real Madrid in December 2000. Voting for the award was restricted to subscribers of the bi-monthly FIFA World Magazine (FIFA's official magazine).[1] 196 votes were given. A trophy was presented to Real Madrid in December 2000.[2][3][4]

In 2006 a crest was added to Real Madrid's playing shirts recognising their status as FIFA Club of the Century.

Results[edit]

Pos. Club Country %
1 Real Madrid  Spain 43.35 %
2 Manchester United  England 9.69 %
3 Bayern Munich  Germany 8.18%
4 Barcelona  Spain 5.61%
5 Santos  Brazil 5.10 %
5 Ajax  Netherlands 5.10 %
7 Juventus  Italy 2.55 %
8 Peñarol  Uruguay 2.04 %
9 River Plate  Argentina 1.53 %
9 Flamengo  Brazil 1.53 %
9 Milan  Italy 1.53 %
12 Liverpool  England 1.02 %
12 Botafogo  Brazil 1.02 %
12 Benfica  Portugal 1.02 %
12 Independiente  Argentina 1.02 %
12 Palmeiras  Brazil 1.02 %
12 Boca Juniors  Argentina 1.02 %
12 Internazionale  Italy 1.02 %
12 Arsenal  England 1.02 %
Other 6.63 %

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA World Player 2000 award information". FIFA.com. FIFA. 6 December 2000. Retrieved 6 September 2011. "The FIFA Club of the Century was voted exclusively by the readers of the bi-monthly FIFA Magazine" 
  2. ^ "Santiago Bernabeu - A cathedral to football in the heart of Madrid". FIFA.com. FIFA. Retrieved 6 September 2011. "...Real Madrid, an institution which in 2000 was recognised by FIFA as the Club of the Century" 
  3. ^ "Real Madrid reach century". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 6 March 2002. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Gleeson, Sinéad (12 December 2000). "Soccer: Zidane named FIFA World Player of the Year". RTÉ Sport (Raidió Teilifís Éireann). Retrieved 6 September 2011.