Zlatan Ibrahimovic once bragged about having more career trophies than Chelsea football club. Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn’t rate Chelsea too well and has on several occasions mocked or criticized the London club. The Swedish forward once called Chelsea a small club and boasted he has won more trophies than them. He claimed Chelsea can’t sign him because he has achieved more than the club in his illustrious career.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has the right to say whatever he wants to say in his interview, but Chelsea fans felt his comment was disrespectful to the club.
He once said, “Chelsea can’t sign me. I have more trophies than Chelsea. I should be the one to sign them“.
Indeed, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won more trophies than Chelsea but does that makes him bigger than the club?. While Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won 33 club trophies, Chelsea has won 31 with Uefa Super Cup being the latest in their possession.
Apart from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, a lot of players has won more trophies than Chelsea and none of these players has bragged about it nor mocked Chelsea about it.
Below are the four active players that have won more career trophies than Chelsea football club apart from Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
1. Gerard Pique – 34 trophies:
1x Carabao Cup, 1x EPL, 1x Community Shield, 4x UEFA Champions League, 8x La Liga, 7x Spanish Copa del Rey, 6x Spanish Supercopa, 3x UEFA Super Cup and 3x FIFA Club World Cup.
2. Andres Iniesta – 32 trophies:
9x Spanish La Liga, 6x Spanish Copa del Rey, 7x Spanish Supercopa, 4x UEFA Champions League, 3x UEFA Super Cup, and 3x FIFA Club World Cup.
3. Lionel Messi – 35 trophies:
10x Spanish La Liga, 7x Spanish Copa del Rey, 8x Spanish Supercopa, 4x UEFA Champions League, 3x Super Cup and 3x FIFA Club World Cup.
4. Dani Alves – 36 trophies:
1x Copa do Nordeste, 5x Spanish Copa del Rey, 5x Spanish Supercopa, 2x UEFA Cup, 4x Super Cup, 6x Spanish La Liga, 3x UEFA Champions League, 3x FIFA Club World Cup, 1x Italian Serie A, 1x Italian Coppa Italia, 2x French Ligue One, 1x French Coupe de France, 1x French Coupe de la Ligue and 2x Trophee des Champions.
The above-mentioned players are currently the only active players with more career trophies than Chelsea apart from Zlatan Ibrahimovic.