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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
7,392 5,126
FC Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Barcelona Camp Nou

2
6,722 4,651
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
5,188 3,940
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
3,764 3,283
Juventus F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Juventus F.C. Juventus Stadium

5
3,332 3,265
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
4,010 4,272
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
2,728 2,431
Atlético Madrid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Atlético Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium

8
3,543 3,481
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Chelsea F.C. Stamford Bridge

9
2,822 2,670
Manchester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Manchester City F.C. City of Manchester Stadium

10
2,959 3,612
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Arsenal F.C. Emirates Stadium

11
2,961 3,031
Borussia Dortmund is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion

12
2,612 2,309
Liverpool F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

13
1,899 2,313
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
1,759 2,825
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
1,265 1,980
A.S. Roma is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
A.S. Roma Stadio Olimpico

16
1,140 1,843
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
1,081 1,784
Inter Milan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Inter Milan San Siro Stadium

18
840 1,464
Sevilla FC is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Sevilla FC Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

19
971 2,144
FC Porto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Porto Estádio do Dragão

20
1,058 1,973
AFC Ajax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Arena

21
900 1,626
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
944 1,513
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
924 1,613
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Everton F.C. Goodison Park

24
793 1,709
S.L. Benfica is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.L. Benfica Estádio da Luz

25
788 994
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
743 1,740
FC Schalke 04 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Schalke 04 Veltins-Arena

27
663 1,095
Bayer Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Bayer Leverkusen BayArena

28
543 999
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
538 1,229
VfL Wolfsburg is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
VfL Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena

30
497 995
Olympique de Marseille is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Olympique de Marseille Stade Vélodrome

31
572 849
The Celtic Football Club is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

32
480 920
S.S. Lazio is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
S.S. Lazio Stadio Olimpico

33
652 1,535
Galatasaray S.K. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Galatasaray S.K. Türk Telekom Arena

34
537 868
Boca Juniors is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Boca Juniors Estadio Alberto J. Armando

35
386 663
Borussia Mönchengladbach is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
MichaelSchaar added Borussia Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park

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36
364 575
Athletic Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium

37
353 466
Celtic F.C. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
beernbugs added Celtic F.C. Celtic Park

38
506 1,156
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena

39
434 862
PSV Eindhoven is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion

40
406 733
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
682 1,257
LA Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
LA Galaxy StubHub Center

42
425 1,088
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Petrovsky Stadium

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43
272 307
RB Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
julian-matthias added RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena

44
403 831
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
490 918
Newcastle United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Newcastle United F.C. St James' Park

46
322 627
Feyenoord is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Feyenoord De Kuip

47
516 943
Santos F.C. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams

48
262 356
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
295 468
Aston Villa F.C. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
melvin123 added Aston Villa F.C. Villa Park

50
326 637
Southampton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current Soccer (Football) Teams
Southampton F.C. St Mary's Stadium