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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
8,248 5,735
FC Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Barcelona Camp Nou

2
7,579 5,137
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
5,763 4,312
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
4,187 3,677
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
4,480 4,706
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
3,688 3,702
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
3,255 3,014
Manchester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Manchester City F.C. City of Manchester Stadium

8
3,074 2,782
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

9
3,800 3,838
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

10
3,023 2,474
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Liverpool F.C. Anfield

11
3,170 3,998
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

12
3,159 3,330
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

13
2,114 2,566
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added Tottenham White Hart Lane

14
1,900 3,101
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

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15
1,433 2,203
A.S. Roma is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.S. Roma Stadio Olimpico

16
1,270 2,062
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
1,187 2,004
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

18
929 1,686
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

19
1,031 2,373
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

20
1,125 2,191
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

21
972 1,833
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
1,017 1,697
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
866 1,126
AS Monaco FC is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added AS Monaco FC Stade Louis II

24
980 1,791
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

25
837 1,865
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

26
790 1,887
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
712 1,226
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
584 1,139
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

The Best Current Female Soccer Players

29
548 1,118
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

30
624 995
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
532 1,039
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

32
563 1,376
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

33
695 1,667
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

34
580 992
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

35
412 675
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

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36
761 1,380
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

37
536 1,251
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

38
394 574
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

39
415 760
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

40
454 960
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

41
437 835
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
526 1,006
Newcastle United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Newcastle United F.C. St James' Park

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43
443 1,178
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Petrovsky Stadium

44
553 1,028
Santos F.C. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

45
323 383
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

46
362 710
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
424 920
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

48
274 533
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
542 1,104
Juventus is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus Orange Walk People's Stadium

50
330 713
Feyenoord is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Feyenoord De Kuip