AEK Athens Football Club, also known as AEK FC, is a Greek football club based in Nea Filadelfeia, a suburb of Athens, Greece. The club is commonly known in European competitions as AEK Athens FC.
Established in Athens in 1924 by Greek refugees from Constantinople in the wake of the Greco-Turkish War, AEK has become one of the three most popular clubs in Greece
and the Greek diaspora, and one of the three most successful teams in Greek football, winning 31 national titles and the only one to have won all the
competitions organised by the Hellenic Football Federation.
The club has appeared several times in European competitions, in which they are the most successful Greek football club in terms of achievements. They were the first Greek team to compete in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League and they are the only Greek team to have
reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup. They have also reached the quarter-finals of the European Cup once and the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup twice.
Athens Olympic Stadium