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Welsh wonder leads the way with 25 major honours in his career, but where do Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, Xavi and all the other stars heading to Wembley rank?

Question: What do the 2009 Bulgarian man of the year, three BBC Sports Personalities of the Year and two Olympic gold medal winners have in common?

Answer: They all could play in the Champions League final on Saturday night.

Collectively, the stars of Manchester United and Barcelona have won everything there is to win in football - and plenty more besides.

Indeed for many of those involved at Wembley this weekend, it will be another Champions League final, rather than the Champions League final.

Multiple domestic leagues have been won, international honours have been scooped, age group success preceded senior triumphs - you name it, they've won it.

For example, Ryan Giggs has won 12 Premier League titles. That's more than every other English CLUB put together.

Lionel Messi has picked up 12 major titles, and he's only 23. That's not counting the 17 (yes, 17) major personal gongs that have come his way.

Not content with winning one Champions League medal, Gerard Pique has won two - in consecutive years, with the second coming against the club he won his first with. Confused? It's a wonder Pique knew which way to shoot in Rome in 2009.

And it's not just club honours - the combined list includes World Cups, European Championships, Copa Americas, Under-20 World Cups, plus Under-19 and Under-17 European Championships.

If the players were to turn up at Wembley with everything they've ever won, there'd be no room for any spectators.

So Goal.com decided to compile the league table of medal winners for this Saturday's final. Only major team honours were included, and only those with a tally in double figures made the cut...


PLAYER
HONOURS TOTAL
Giggs
Premier League
FA Cup
League Cup
Champions League
Uefa Super Cup
Intercontinental Cup
Club World Cup
25

Scholes
Premier League
FA Cup
League Cup
Champions League
Intercontinental Cup
Club World Cup
19

Van der Sar
Eredivisie
Premier League
Dutch Cup
Champions League
Uefa Cup
Uefa Super Cup
Intercontinental Cup
League Cup
Club World Cup
18

Iniesta
La Liga
Champions League
Copa del Rey
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
World Cup
Euro Championship
European Under-19 championship
European Under-17 championship
14

Xavi
La Liga
Champions League
Copa del Rey
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
World Cup
Euro Championship
World Youth Championship
14

Dani Alves
La Liga
Uefa Cup
Uefa Super Cup
Copa del Rey
Champions League
Club World Cup
World Youth Championship
Copa America
13

Park
Premier League
League Cup
Eredivisie 
Dutch Cup
Emperor's Cup
Champions League
Club World Cup
13

Messi
La Liga
Champions League
Copa del Rey
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
Under-20 World Cup
Olympic gold medal
12

Pique
La Liga
Champions League
Premier League 
League Cup
Copa del Rey
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
World Cup
European Under-19 championship
12

Puyol
La Liga
Champions League
Copa del Rey
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
World Cup
Euro championship
12

Vidic
Premier League
League Cup
Serbian league
Yugoslav Cup
Serbian Cup
Champions League
Club World Cup
12

Anderson
Premier League
League Cup
Portuguese Liga
Portuguese Cup
Champions League
Club World Cup
Copa America
11

Brown
Premier League
FA Cup
League Cup
Champions League
11

Maxwell
Serie A
Eredivisie
Dutch Cup
La Liga
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
11

O'Shea
Premier League
League Cup
FA Cup
Champions League
Club World Cup
11

Valdes
La Liga
Champions League
Copa del Rey
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
World Cup
11

Abidal
French League
La Liga
Copa del Rey
Champions League
Uefa Super Cup
Club World Cup
10

Evra
Premier League
League Cup
French League Cup
Champions League
Club World Cup
10


There are some notable absentees from this top 18 - Rio Ferdinand narrowly misses out with nine major honours, the same as Darren Fletcher, while Wayne Rooney is aiming for his ninth on Saturday.

Michael Owen may be a former Ballon d'Or winner, but he trails in with "only" seven medals to date.

Javier Mascherano has won Olympic gold twice, but that only boosts his personal tally to five, the same number as David Villa, who can count himself as a European and world champion at international level.

And for those still racking their brains over who exactly are the answers to our opening teaser at the start of this article, the answers are Dimitar Berbatov (2009 Bulgarian man of the year), Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney and Ryan Giggs (all BBC Sports Personalities of the Year) and Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano (Olympic champions).

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