top 50 clubs since 90/91: ranks 20-16

continuing our countdown to the best clubs of the last two decades, with their best three seasons in this period and the stars of those campaigns.

thierry henry, here still at as monaco!

20. as monaco (france), 12 seasons in europe

best season 2003/04: uefa champions league finalist, with fernando morientes, jérôme rothen, patrice evra and dado prso.

season 1993/94: uefa champions league semifinalist, with jürgen klinsmann, enzo scifo, youri djorkaeff, lilian thuram and emmanuel petit

season 1991/92: uefa cup winner’s cup runners up, with gheorge weah, youri djorkaeff and emmanuel petit.

francesco totti is as roma!

19. as roma (italy), 17 seasons in europe

best season 1990/91: uefa cup finalist, with rudi völler, aldair, thomas berthold and ruggerio rizzitelli

season 2006/07: uefa champions league quarterfinalist, with francesco totti, daniele de rossi, mancini, doni and christian chivu

season 2007/08: uefa champions league quarterfinalist, with francesco totti, daniele de rossi, mancini, doni and juan

juninho pernambucano was the center piece of the rise of lyonnaise football.

18. olympique lyonnaise (france), 15 seasons in europe

best season 2009/10: uefa champions league semifinalist, with lisandro lópez, michel bastos, hugo lloris, miralem pranjic and sidney govou

season 2005/06: uefa champions league quarterfinalist, with juninho pernambucano, grégory coupet, éric abidal, mahamadou diarra, florent malouda, tiago, john carew, fred and sylvain wiltord

season 2004/05: uefa champions league quarterfinalist, with juninho pernambucano, michael essien, sidney govou, mahamadou diarra, grégory coupet, éric abidal, florent malouda and sylvain wiltord (& nilmar)

one of three trophies in the 90s for the then called ac parma.

17. fc parma (italy), 13 seasons in europe

best season 1994/95: uefa cup champions, with gionfranco zola, faustino asprilla, dino baggio and fernando couto

season 1998/99: uefa cup champions, with gianluigi buffon, lilian thuram, fabio cannavaro, dino baggio, juan véron, enrico chiesa, hernan crespo and faustino asprilla

season 1992/93: uefa cup winner’s cup champions, with tomas brolin

didier dechamps with the first uefa champions league title in history, for marseille!

16. olympique marseille (france), 12 seasons in europe

best season 1992/93: uefa champions league winners, with fabien barthez, jocelyn angloma, marcel desailly, didier dechamps, abédi pelé, alen boksic and rudi völler

season 1990/91: uefa european cup finalist, with mozer, chris waddle, abedi pelé, laurent fourier, jean-pierre papin and dragan stojkovic

season 2003/04: uefa cup finalist, with fabien barthez, didier drogba and mathieu flamini