In football, success are channelled to the amount of trophies a club can accumulate at the end of season.
Sometimes no matter how hard a player tries, though, the quest to land a major domestic title is ultimately a fruitless one; perhaps due to the lack of quality teammates around them, a unique sense of loyalty to their employers or in some cases, just rotten bad luck.
Below are five famous world class player who are yet to win a league title in their football career.
1 Antoine Griezmann
Clubs represented: Real Sociedad, Atletico Madrid
Antoine Griezmann might have won the segunda division with Real sociedad but the world cup champion is yet to win a league title since moving to Athletico
2 Hugo Lloris
Clubs represented: Nice, Lyon, Tottenham Hotspur
Perhaps unsurprisingly given he has only truly blossomed into an elite performer in the last few years, hugo Lloris is yet to win a league championship.
3 Fernando Torres
Clubs represented: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, Milan, Sagan Tosu
A proud product of Athletico Madrid’s academy. When El ni no comes to the end of his career, he can look back foundly over two European Championships successes, a Champions League and a World Cup amongst others. Not bad going.
4. Marco Reus
Clubs represented: Rot Weiss Ahlen, Borussia Monchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund
After failing to make the grade as a youth team player at Borussia Dortmund, Marco Reus returned home in 2012 after shooting to prominence while playing for an
overachieving Monchengladbach side.
Since then Reus has seen the league title elude him season upon season.
But with BVB top of the league after 27games, This season might be Reus time to end the league trophy drought.
Slovan Bratislava, Brescia, Napoli
The Slovakian playmaker has had to watch stars such as Ezequiel Lavezzi, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain leave Napoli to win titles elsewhere but he has so far stayed extremely loyal to the cause with 2018/19 representing his twelfth season at the club.
During over a decade’s service, Napoli have flirted with winning a first Serie A title since the Diego Maradona glory days in the 1980s but second place is the closest they have come.