The UEFA Champions League is a continental football club competition, held in Europe every year. The competition is organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the administrative and controlling body for football competitions in Europe. It is conducted for both men and women.
UEFA Men's Champions League
The league was established in the year 1955, formerly known as European Cup till 1992. Post the year, it was rebranded to its current name as "UEFA Champions League". It is considered as the most prestigious club competition in European football and is also one of the most prestigious events in the world, participated by the top division European Football Clubs. The UEFA Champions League final is the most viewed international annual sporting event. Real Madrid has been the most successful team in the history of the competition that has won 11 times with 6 of its wins being pre-1992.
UEFA Women's Champions League
A league for women was founded due to the increased interests of women in the sport. The competition was first played in 2001 with a name UEFA Women's Cup. In 2009, it was renamed as the UEFA Women's Champions League. The competition is also termed as "Women's European Cup". The format of the competition is nearly same as that of men's with some specifications. FFC Frankfurt is the most successful club that has won the cup four times till now.