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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
6,490 4,548
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
5,942 4,124
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
4,621 3,579
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
3,361 2,891
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
2,922 2,862
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
3,568 3,836
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
3,195 3,087
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

8
2,697 3,196
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

9
2,399 2,139
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

10
2,737 2,717
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

11
2,413 2,459
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
2,220 2,125
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

13
1,606 2,534
A.C. Milan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.C. Milan San Siro Stadium

14
1,616 2,130
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
1,115 1,769
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
997 1,654
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
970 1,573
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

18
975 1,764
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

19
721 1,271
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

20
889 1,932
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

21
851 1,320
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
785 1,466
Valencia CF is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Valencia CF Mestalla Stadium

23
749 1,539
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

24
835 1,443
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

25
697 867
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
688 1,598
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
588 977
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
501 1,080
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

29
474 885
Olympique Lyonnais is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Olympique Lyonnais Stade de Gerland

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30
508 722
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
438 884
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

32
332 550
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

33
476 756
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

34
601 1,419
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

35
295 362
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

36
411 826
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

37
391 770
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

38
455 1,062
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

39
299 490
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

40
400 995
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
609 1,161
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

42
343 644
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
354 743
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelNedergaard added Swansea City A.F.C. Liberty Stadium

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44
442 837
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
203 225
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
julian-matthias added RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

46
232 373
Hamburger SV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Hamburger SV Imtech Arena

47
204 332
1. FC Köln is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
ACOMEN101 added FC Köln RheinEnergieStadion

48
212 281
Leeds United A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
ACOMEN101 added Leeds United A.F.C. Elland Road

49
460 873
Santos F.C. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

50
279 566
Feyenoord is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Feyenoord De Kuip