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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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1
5,631 4,023
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
5,149 3,661
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
4,082 3,244
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
2,987 2,530
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
3,144 3,498
Manchester United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Manchester United F.C. Old Trafford

6
2,455 2,563
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FaïçalBouzakri added Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Parc des Princes

7
2,463 2,404
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

8
2,112 1,876
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

9
2,424 2,847
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

10
2,839 2,808
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

11
2,047 2,255
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
1,947 1,886
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

13
1,442 2,262
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

14
1,325 1,922
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added Tottenham White Hart Lane

15
950 1,580
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
765 1,082
Leicester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
darren-bell added Leicester City F.C. King Power Stadium

17
864 1,468
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
817 1,399
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

19
813 1,730
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

20
621 1,098
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

21
857 1,596
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

22
752 1,271
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

23
671 1,350
Valencia CF is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Valencia CF Mestalla Stadium

24
687 1,398
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

25
592 745
AS Monaco FC is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added AS Monaco FC Stade Louis II

26
635 1,451
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
525 844
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
454 932
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

29
402 764
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

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30
403 615
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
561 1,265
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

32
372 869
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
354 716
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

34
391 650
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

35
357 781
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

36
257 442
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

37
339 672
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

38
298 517
West Ham United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added West Ham United F.C. Boleyn Ground

39
315 613
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

40
207 274
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

41
242 390
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

42
402 979
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

43
552 1,068
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

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44
386 752
Newcastle United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Newcastle United F.C. St James' Park

45
168 298
Sporting Clube de Portugal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sporting Clube de Portugal Estádio José Alvalade

46
246 469
Southampton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Southampton F.C. St Mary's Stadium

47
151 256
1. FC Köln is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
ACOMEN101 added FC Köln RheinEnergieStadion

48
142 129
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
julian-matthias added RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

49
440 864
Juventus is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus Orange Walk People's Stadium

50
165 303
Hamburger SV is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Hamburger SV Imtech Arena