FIFA Club of the Century
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). 196 votes were given. A trophy was presented to Real Madrid in December 2000.
In 2006 a crest was added to Real Madrid's playing shirts recognising their status as FIFA Club of the Century.
|1||Real Madrid||Spain||43.35 %|
|2||Manchester United||England||9.69 %|
|9||River Plate||Argentina||1.53 %|
|12||Boca Juniors||Argentina||1.02 %|
- "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"
- "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"
- "Real Madrid reach century". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 6 March 2002. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
- Gleeson, Sinéad (12 December 2000). "Soccer: Zidane named FIFA World Player of the Year". RTÉ Sport (Raidió Teilifís Éireann). Retrieved 6 September 2011.