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List Rules Includes professional soccer or football teams. No "national teams" or amateur associations.

This list of the best current soccer teams is a compilation of soccer clubs from around the world put together to determine the best football team in 2016-2017. These football clubs represent a variety of nations, divisions and leagues, making exact comparisons difficult at times, but never impossible. Despite the global popularity of football/soccer, the majority of the high-performing teams on this list are from Europe.

National teams, of the sort of that would compete in Olympic events, the UEFA Championship or the FIFA World Cup, are not included. Teams that are included, though, represent some of the greatest sports franchises of all time with some of the best soccer players ever still gracing the fields of these great 2016-2017 soccer teams. What are the good teams this year? What European or South American football club is the best in 2016-2017? Which are the greatest famous football teams in the world?

Vote for your favorite football team on this top clubs list and find out. If the names of your teams aren't on the list of the greatest soccer teams in 2016-2017, make sure to add it so your squad can compete for the title of top soccer teams of 2016-2017.

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FC Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Barcelona Camp Nou

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2
+ - 4,770 3,459
Real Madrid C.F. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Real Madrid C.F. Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

3
+ - 3,846 3,091
FC Bayern Munich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Bayern Munich Allianz Arena, Olympic Stadium Munich

4
+ - 2,769 2,386
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
+ - 1,944 1,721
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

6
+ - 2,929 3,289
Manchester United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Manchester United F.C. Old Trafford

7
+ - 2,277 2,260
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

8
+ - 2,247 2,402
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Parc des Princes

9
+ - 2,276 2,649
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

10
+ - 2,638 2,663
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

11
+ - 1,909 2,134
Manchester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Manchester City F.C. City of Manchester Stadium

12
+ - 1,805 1,773
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

13
+ - 1,338 2,141
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

14
+ - 1,221 1,815
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Tottenham White Hart Lane

15
+ - 875 1,473
A.S. Roma is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.S. Roma Stadio Olimpico

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16
+ - 720 940
Leicester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Leicester City F.C. King Power Stadium

17
+ - 807 1,361
S.S.C. Napoli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S.C. Napoli Stadio San Paolo

18
+ - 774 1,613
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

19
+ - 745 1,309
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

20
+ - 558 1,005
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

21
+ - 792 1,502
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

22
+ - 691 1,189
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

23
+ - 644 1,315
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

24
+ - 619 1,270
Valencia CF is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Valencia CF Mestalla Stadium

25
+ - 605 1,365
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

26
+ - 493 774
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

27
+ - 508 701
AS Monaco FC is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AS Monaco FC Stade Louis II

28
+ - 435 859
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

29
+ - 367 705
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

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+ - 362 555
The Celtic Football Club is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
The Celtic Football Club Celtic Park

31
+ - 537 1,195
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

32
+ - 350 807
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Petrovsky Stadium

33
+ - 295 546
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

34
+ - 334 728
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

35
+ - 325 660
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

36
+ - 360 601
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

37
+ - 316 623
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

38
+ - 392 924
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

39
+ - 267 464
West Ham United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
West Ham United F.C. Boleyn Ground

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+ - 223 403
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

41
+ - 525 1,014
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

42
+ - 225 424
Southampton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Southampton F.C. St Mary's Stadium

43
+ - 174 236
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

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+ - 207 353
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

45
+ - 356 716
Newcastle United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Newcastle United F.C. St James' Park

46
+ - 415 818
Juventus is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus Orange Walk People's Stadium

47
+ - 115 92
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

48
+ - 144 259
Sporting Clube de Portugal is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sporting Clube de Portugal Estádio José Alvalade

49
+ - 126 220
1. FC Köln is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Köln RheinEnergieStadion

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+ - 136 317
R.S.C. Anderlecht is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
R.S.C. Anderlecht Constant Vanden Stock Stadium