Whenever the great domineering teams of club football are mentioned, Real Madrid have to be in the equation and once again Los Blancos are enjoying a spell as the world's top side after lifting the Champions League for the third year in four.
From the 1950s team that scooped the early European Cups to the side led by Raul to three crowns at the turn of the century, Real continually manage to produce all-conquering outfits.
What Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane have done recently can be likened to Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson of the Chicago Bulls; Joe Dimaggio and Joe McCarthy of the New York Yankees in the 1930s, and the New Zealand rugby team that's recently been led by Dan Carter and Steve Hansen.
Furthermore, the Barcelona side that Lionel Messi has been central to over the past decade can consider themselves in this bracket, too, with several individual sports subject to severe domination by one party.
These include Rafa Nadal's nine French Open titles in a row, Michael Schumacher's seven Formula 1 titles, and Jack Nicklaus' unmatched 18 majors in the world of golf.