After the legendary football player Paolo Maldini acknowledged him as a failure, Marca listed the players who lost the most finals.
The Argentine midfielder won a total of 20 titles, including six national championships with Corinthians (Brazil), River Plate (Argentina) and Barca (Spain). He also won the Champions League twice and twice won gold in men’s football at the Olympic Games.
But Mascherano was a member of the talented Argentinian team who turned away from the title, alongside Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria and Lionel Messi. He lost 11 finals, one more than Messi. This includes the 2014 World Cup final and the Copa America final 2004, 2007, 2015 and 2016.
The French defender has won the title with every team he has ever played for, a total of 21 Cups. But he also has sad memories at the finals.
Evra is the player who has lost the Champions League final most times (4 times). He lost his first match when playing for Monaco against Jose Mourinho’s Porto in 2004. Three times later, he was the champion of Barca, playing for Man Utd in 2009, 2011 and Juventus in 2015. Evra also failed in general. Euro 2016 when France lost to Portugal 0-1.
Robben used to play for top clubs like Chelsea, Real or Bayern. In the summer of 2019, he retired, closing 19 years of his career with a total of 30 titles, big and small.
But Robben also lost six finals. In particular, the most significant failure in the 2010 World Cup final with the Netherlands. At that time, Robben missed a good opportunity in the face of goalkeeper Iker Casillas and the Netherlands failed by a goal in extra time of Andres Iniesta. Robben also lost in the final of 2010 and 2012 Champions League (when playing for Bayern), besides three national Super Cup matches.