Ligue 1: Teams with the Most Number of Titles

Ligue 1 is a French professional league of the French football league system. Now let’s have a look at the teams with the most number of Ligue 1 titles.

Paris Saint-Germain during the 2021-22 campaign; Credit: Instagram/@psg
By Srushti Palkar | Jun 16, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Ligue 1 is a French professional league for men’s association football clubs. It sits at the top of the French football league system and is also the country’s primary football competition. Ligue 1, as of 2022, is one of the top national leagues, ranked fifth behind the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and the Bundesliga. Presently, Ligue 1 is most well renowned for being the home to some of the most talented youngsters coming up in the world game. The league works on a system of promotion and relegation with the second division in France, Ligue 2.

In the recent years with the emergence of state-owned clubs and the rise of Paris-Saint Germain, the French league has gained lots of prominence and recognition. Inevitably, loads of top players have been attracted to Ligue 1 including the likes of Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., Sergio Ramos, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani and many more. Apart from these, the league has also a vast pool of homegrown talent who have gone on to become superstars such as Karim Benzema, Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry, Kylian Mbappe.

After surprisingly conceding the French crown to Lille last season, PSG came back stronger then ever with a squad matched by only some in the history to win the 2021/22 Ligue 1 title. It was also their 10th French championship win. Olympique de Marseille will be second representative from France in next season’s Champions League. The Europa League spot was bragged by Rennes while Bordeaux and Metz were relegated from the top division. Kylian Mbappe was the individual star winning the awards for both the top goalscorer and top assister with 28 goals and 17 assists respectively.

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Ligue 1: The most successful teams in the competition

Since its commencement in 1933, the Ligue 1 has seen some historic and quality clubs being crowned national champions. AS Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint Germain are the most decorated teams in France. While Saint-Etienne achieved most of its success in 1960s and 1970s, success for PSG has come in much more recent times. Olympique Lyonnais hold the record for most consecutive Ligue 1 titles, winning seven between 2002 and 2008. Now let’s have a look at the Ligue 1 teams with the most number of title wins.

S. NoTeamNumber of Titles
1Paris Saint-Germain10
3Olympique de Marseille9
4AS Monaco8
5FC Nantes8
6Olympique Lyonnais7