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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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+ - 4,579 3,368
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

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+ - 3,735 3,012
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

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Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

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

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+ - 2,207 2,181
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

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Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

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+ - 2,204 2,551
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

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+ - 2,174 2,329
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Parc des Princes

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

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+ - 1,856 2,081
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

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+ - 1,756 1,719
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

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+ - 1,301 2,081
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

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+ - 1,172 1,770
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Tottenham White Hart Lane

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+ - 844 1,425
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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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

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+ - 781 1,314
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

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+ - 759 1,560
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

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+ - 723 1,261
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

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+ - 545 960
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

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+ - 772 1,455
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

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+ - 629 1,272
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

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+ - 603 1,224
Valencia CF is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Valencia CF Mestalla Stadium

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+ - 667 1,155
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

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+ - 596 1,324
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

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

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VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

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AS Monaco FC is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AS Monaco FC Stade Louis II

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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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+ - 531 1,164
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

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+ - 348 775
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Petrovsky Stadium

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Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

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The Celtic Football Club is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
The Celtic Football Club Celtic Park

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

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Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

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S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

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

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+ - 386 896
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

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LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

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West Ham United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
West Ham United F.C. Boleyn Ground

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Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

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

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Newcastle United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Newcastle United F.C. St James' Park

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

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Juventus is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus Orange Walk People's Stadium

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RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

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R.S.C. Anderlecht is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
R.S.C. Anderlecht Constant Vanden Stock Stadium

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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

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+ - 156 224
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

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