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On this day Real Madrid were voted the Best Club of the 20th Century


NEWS | 11/12/2014 | Antonio M. Leal

On 11 December 2000, Alfredo Di Stéfano and Florentino Pérez collected the award presented by FIFA.
Real Madrid closed out the year 2000 by being named the Best Club of the 20th Century by FIFA. Di Stéfano and Florentino Pérez were in charge of collecting the trophy, which was presented to them during a ceremony in Rome. Real Madrid were awarded with the accolade having won the voting by more than 42%. Manchester United and Bayern Munich were the runners-up with 9% of votes.

With this accolade, the Whites were recognised for their glorious history and for their contribution to the development of football around the world. Real Madrid's trophy cabinet from the 20th century is made up of 8 European Cups, 2 UEFA Cups, 2 Intercontinental Cups, 2 Latin Cups, 27 La Liga titles, 17 Copa del Reys, 5 Spanish Super Cups, 1 League Cup and 2 Small World Cups.