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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
5,982 4,265
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
5,493 3,843
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
4,303 3,388
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
3,142 2,671
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
2,646 2,680
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
3,335 3,630
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
2,599 2,532
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

8
2,240 1,990
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

9
2,969 2,913
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

10
2,528 2,978
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

11
2,184 2,351
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
2,055 1,998
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

13
1,502 2,382
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

14
1,450 2,010
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
1,020 1,662
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
881 1,467
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

17
923 1,549
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
798 1,191
Leicester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
darren-bell added Leicester City F.C. King Power Stadium

19
846 1,814
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

20
664 1,168
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

21
906 1,666
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

22
654 783
AS Monaco FC is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added AS Monaco FC Stade Louis II

23
713 1,404
Valencia CF is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Valencia CF Mestalla Stadium

24
792 1,344
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

25
715 1,455
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

26
658 1,512
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
549 900
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
476 992
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

29
451 652
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
432 815
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

31
291 482
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

32
389 822
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

33
580 1,327
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

34
428 691
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

35
386 754
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

36
242 309
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
172 163
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
julian-matthias added RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

38
386 918
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Petrovsky Stadium

39
265 434
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

40
318 568
West Ham United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added West Ham United F.C. Boleyn Ground

41
357 712
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

42
336 665
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

43
579 1,109
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

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44
419 1,011
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

45
189 336
Sporting Clube de Portugal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sporting Clube de Portugal Estádio José Alvalade

46
412 788
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
266 510
Southampton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Southampton F.C. St Mary's Stadium

48
173 284
1. FC Köln is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
ACOMEN101 added FC Köln RheinEnergieStadion

49
461 906
Juventus is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus Orange Walk People's Stadium

50
190 331
Hamburger SV is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Hamburger SV Imtech Arena