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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
8,305 5,771
FC Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Barcelona Camp Nou

2
7,642 5,162
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
5,798 4,328
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
4,211 3,698
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
4,510 4,717
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
3,712 3,714
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
3,277 3,023
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
3,092 2,791
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

9
3,810 3,845
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

10
3,038 2,480
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Liverpool F.C. Anfield

11
3,183 4,004
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

12
3,171 3,338
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

13
2,127 2,569
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
1,904 3,111
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
1,439 2,208
A.S. Roma is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.S. Roma Stadio Olimpico

16
1,274 2,069
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
1,190 2,012
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

18
931 1,693
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

19
1,032 2,381
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

20
1,127 2,199
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

21
973 1,841
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
1,023 1,702
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
868 1,134
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
985 1,795
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

25
837 1,873
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

26
794 1,891
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
714 1,232
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
588 1,144
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

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29
549 1,125
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

30
627 1,000
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
535 1,043
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

32
565 1,381
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

33
695 1,675
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

34
415 681
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

35
582 997
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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36
768 1,385
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

37
538 1,256
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

38
419 763
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

39
397 577
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

40
455 963
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

41
439 837
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
528 1,008
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
445 1,180
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
326 387
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

45
554 1,032
Santos F.C. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

46
363 712
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
425 922
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
276 535
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
543 1,107
Juventus is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus Orange Walk People's Stadium

50
331 715
Feyenoord is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Feyenoord De Kuip