Since it's rebranding in 1992, the Champions League has been won by some of the greatest players of the modern era.

The likes of Paolo Maldini, Zinedine Zidane and David Beckham can all look back on illustrious careers and memories of winning European football’s premier prize.

While Dutch maestro Clarence Seedorf has been fortunate enough to get his hands on the iconic trophy no fewer than four times during two decades in Europe, some of the world’s most talented individuals never had the chance to taste that success before hanging up their talented boots.

Here, GiveMeSport runs through the top eight players to have never won the UEFA Champions League during their glittering careers. 

Have we missed anyone out? Leave your comments below if you feel someone else deserves a place on the list, but remember, we've not included players who are still active as there's still time for the likes of Luis Suarez and Robin van Persie to get their hands on the famous old trophy.

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