World Cup, the most represented Champions League clubs | UEFA Champions League

Some 831 players are competing in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Representation spotlight UEFA Champions League clubs are heavily represented. The 16 teams still in contention all have players present in Qatar.

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Bayern and Manchester City lead the ranking of most represented clubs, but clubs like Brugge, Frankfurt or Leipzig feature prominently.

UEFA.com takes stock of all the numbers.

Most represented clubs at the World Cup

17 players Bayern
16 Manchester City
13 real Madrid
12 chelsea
11 Dortmund, Paris, Tottenham
8 Club Brugge
7 Frankfurt, Inter, Leipzig, Liverpool, Milan
6 Benfica, Porto
5 Napoli

All players at the World Cup, club by club

Sadio Mané, all his goals in the Champions League

Bayern – 17 players across 8 teams
Matthijs de Ligt (Netherlands), Sadio Mané (Senegal), Benjamin Pavard, Dayot Upamecano, Kingsley Coman, Lucas Hernandez (France), Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Müller, Jamal Musiala, Leroy Sané (Germany), Alphonso Davies (Canada), Josip Stanišić (Croatia), Noussair Mazraoui (Morocco), Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (Cameroon)

Manchester City – 16 players across 9 teams
Nathan Aké (Netherlands), Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Kalvin Phillips, John Stones, Kyle Walker (England), Julián Álvarez (Argentina), İlkay Gündoğan (Germany), Rodri, Aymeric Laporte (Spain), Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium), Ederson (Brazil), Manuel Akanji (Switzerland), João Cancelo, Rúben Dias, Bernardo Silva (Portugal)

Karim Benzema, all his Champions League goals

Real Madrid – 13 players across 7 teams
Aurélien Tchouaméni, Karim Benzema, Eduardo Camavinga (France), Antonio Rüdiger (Germany), Dani Carvajal, Marco Asensio (Spain), Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard (Belgium), Luka Modrić (Croatia), Éder Militão, Vinícius Júnior, Rodrygo ( Brazil), Federico Valverde (Uruguay)

Chelsea – 12 players across 9 teams
Édouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Mason Mount, Conor Gallagher, Raheem Sterling (England), Christian Pulišić (United States), Kai Havertz (Germany), César Azpilicueta (Spain), Mateo Kovačić (Croatia), Hakim Ziyech ( Morocco), Thiago Silva (Brazil), Denis Zakaria (Switzerland)

All of Dortmund’s Champions League group stage goals

Dortmund – 11 players across 6 teams
Jude Bellingham (England), Giovanni Reyna (USA), Niklas Süle, Julian Brandt, Nico Schlotterbeck, Karim Adeyemi, Youssoufa Moukoko (Germany), Thomas Meunier, Thorgan Hazard (Belgium), Gregor Kobel (Switzerland), Raphaël Guerreiro ( Portugal)

Paris – 11 players spread over 7 teams
Lionel Messi (Argentina), Kylian Mbappé (France), Keylor Navas (Costa Rica), Carlos Soler, Pablo Sarabia (Spain), Achraf Hakimi (Morocco), Marquinhos, Neymar (Brazil), Danilo, Nuno Mendes, Vitinha (Portugal)

All of Neymar’s Champions League goals

Tottenham – 11 players across 10 teams
Pape Matar Sarr (Senegal), Eric Dier, Harry Kane (England), Ben Davies (Wales), Cristian Romero (Argentina), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Denmark), Hugo Lloris (France), Ivan Perišić (Croatia), Richarlison (Brazil), Heung-Min Son (Republic of Korea), Rodrigo Bentancur (Uruguay)

Club Brugge – 8 players across 5 teams
Noa Lang (Netherlands), Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark), Simon Mignolet, Hans Vanaken (Belgium), Tajon Buchanan, Cyle Larin (Canada), Denis Odoi, Kamal Sowah (Ghana)

Review Randal Kolo Muani’s first Champions League goal for Frankfurt against Marseille

Frankfurt – 7 players across 6 teams
Jesper Lindstrøm (Denmark), Randal Kolo Muani (France), Mario Götze, Kevin Trapp (Germany), Daichi Kamada (Japan), Kristijan Jakić (Croatia), Djibril Sow (Switzerland)

Inter – 7 players in 5 teams
Stefan de Vrij, Denzel Dumfries (Netherlands), Lautaro Martínez, Joaquín Correa (Argentina), Romelu Lukaku (Belgium), Marcelo Brozović (Croatia), André Onana (Cameroon)

Watch all of Leipzig’s Champions League group stage goals

Leipzig – 7 players in 6 teams
Abdou Diallo (Senegal), Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark), David Raum, Lukas Klostermann (Germany), Dani Olmo (Spain), Joško Gvardiol (Croatia), André Silva (Portugal)

Liverpool – 7 players across 5 teams
Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands), Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson (England), Ibrahima Konaté (France), Alisson Becker, Fabinho (Brazil), Darwin Núñez (Uruguay)

Olivier Giroud’s head against Salzburg for Milan

Milan – 7 players across 6 teams
Fodé Ballo-Touré (Senegal), Sergiño Dest (USA), Simon Kjær (Denmark), Olivier Giroud, Theo Hernández (France), Charles De Ketelaere (Belgium), Rafael Leão (Portugal)

Benfica – 6 players in 3 teams
Nicolás Otamendi, Enzo Fernández (Argentina), Alexander Bah (Denmark), António Silva, João Mário, Gonçalo Ramos (Portugal)

All Porto’s goals in the group stage

Porto – 6 players in 4 teams
Mehdi Taremi (Iran), Stephen Eustáquio (Canada), Marko Grujić (Serbia), Diogo Costa, Pepe, Otávio (Portugal)

Napoli – 5 players split across 5 teams
Hirving Lozano (Mexico), Piotr Zieliński (Poland), André-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Cameroon), Minjae Kim (Republic of Korea), Mathías Olivera (Uruguay)

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