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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
6,219 4,406
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
5,726 3,967
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
4,461 3,486
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
3,255 2,774
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
2,788 2,769
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
3,441 3,733
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
3,086 2,985
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

8
2,612 3,067
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

9
2,668 2,625
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

10
2,318 2,073
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

11
2,303 2,399
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
2,140 2,061
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

13
1,558 2,455
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

14
1,528 2,071
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
1,077 1,710
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
932 1,519
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

17
965 1,598
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
869 1,873
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

19
949 1,707
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

20
695 1,220
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

21
821 1,257
Leicester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
darren-bell added Leicester City F.C. King Power Stadium

22
757 1,429
Valencia CF is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Valencia CF Mestalla Stadium

23
738 1,490
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

24
807 1,397
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

25
673 833
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
673 1,557
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
566 942
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
489 1,038
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

29
484 686
The Celtic Football Club is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
The Celtic Football Club Celtic Park

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30
452 854
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

31
419 852
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

32
319 515
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

33
457 720
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

34
272 336
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

35
585 1,379
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

36
396 798
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

37
381 742
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

38
444 1,037
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

39
390 967
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Petrovsky Stadium

40
281 470
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

41
591 1,134
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

42
327 617
West Ham United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added West Ham United F.C. Boleyn Ground

43
186 203
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
julian-matthias added RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

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44
340 716
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

45
221 350
Hamburger SV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Hamburger SV Imtech Arena

46
426 816
Newcastle United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Newcastle United F.C. St James' Park

47
196 261
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
188 312
1. FC Köln is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
ACOMEN101 added FC Köln RheinEnergieStadion

49
268 545
Feyenoord is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Feyenoord De Kuip

50
199 377
Sporting Clube de Portugal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sporting Clube de Portugal Estádio José Alvalade