The first week of May leaves us with the proclamation of some league champions in their respective countries. The title of Juventus in Italy or Ajax in the Netherlands stands out, in addition to the one achieved several weeks ago by Bayern Munich in Germany. In Hanging Up for Soccer we present all those clubs that are already champions of their leagues:
1- Juventus, in Italy. Thirtieth Scudetto for Juve than by Carlos Tévez (19 goals) and Fernando Llorente (15) make up elimination from the Europa League. It is the third title of the Vecchia Signora consecutively, that next season he will have three stars on his shirt.
2- Ajax, in Holland. Ajax is to Holland what Juve is to Italy. Those from Amsterdam add up 33 titles in the Eredivisie distancing its maximum enemy, PSV in twelve titles. Of course his greatest rival was not those of Eindhoven but the Feyenoord, which finished brilliantly second.
3- Bayern Munich in Germany. Bayern Munich was a machine in the Bundesliga adding its 24th German league in March. The premiere of Pep Guardiola could not be better with his team…in league and leaving aside the elimination in Champions against Real Madrid.
4- Fenerbahçe in Turkey. The Fenerbahçe has largely surpassed Galatasaray this year and has led to a curious fact. The two strongest teams in Istanbul are tied at 19 titles in the Turkish Super League.
5-Olympiakos en Grecia. Michel again gave the Piraeus one more Greek league, the fourth in a row and the 41st in total. In this millennium, only Panathinaikos twice prevented Olympiakos from adding the league title.
6- Benfica in Portugal. Benfica promoted a changing of the guard this year in Portugal adding their 33rd title and leaving 27 at the port. The lisboetas were tremendously superior leaving behind two years of troubles.
7- Celtic in Scotland. Celtic added their 45 Scottish Premier title and approaches the 54 del Rangers, who with his sanction has left Catholics free for time.
8- Red Bull Salzburg in Austria. A spanish, Jonathan Soriano, led the Red Bull to win the Austrian Bundesliga, the eighth of his record. Still a long way from 32 Rapid Vienna.