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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
6,766 4,707
FC Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Barcelona Camp Nou

2
6,159 4,279
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
4,767 3,672
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
3,472 2,989
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
3,045 2,963
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FaïçalBouzakri added Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Parc des Princes

6
3,684 3,952
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
3,294 3,196
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

8
2,790 3,318
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

9
2,480 2,204
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

10
2,800 2,796
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

11
2,536 2,510
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
2,326 2,178
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

13
1,652 2,614
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

14
1,701 2,185
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added Tottenham White Hart Lane

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15
1,154 1,827
A.S. Roma is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.S. Roma Stadio Olimpico

16
1,034 1,711
S.S.C. Napoli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S.C. Napoli Stadio San Paolo

17
1,006 1,628
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

18
914 1,985
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

19
746 1,323
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

20
1,000 1,823
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

21
824 1,505
Valencia CF is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Valencia CF Mestalla Stadium

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22
877 1,379
Leicester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
darren-bell added Leicester City F.C. King Power Stadium

23
760 1,586
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

24
855 1,495
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

25
718 913
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
700 1,642
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
611 1,013
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
509 1,126
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

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29
498 915
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

30
525 754
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
454 915
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

32
349 576
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

33
496 786
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

34
612 1,455
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

35
427 850
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

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36
307 387
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

37
317 513
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

38
403 794
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

39
466 1,087
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

40
403 1,025
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Petrovsky Stadium

41
359 668
West Ham United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added West Ham United F.C. Boleyn Ground

42
625 1,190
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

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43
226 244
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
julian-matthias added RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

44
457 858
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
367 773
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

46
249 394
Hamburger SV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Hamburger SV Imtech Arena

47
232 299
Leeds United A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
ACOMEN101 added Leeds United A.F.C. Elland Road

48
477 888
Santos F.C. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

49
291 581
Feyenoord is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Feyenoord De Kuip

50
214 354
1. FC Köln is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
ACOMEN101 added FC Köln RheinEnergieStadion