Football, as we all know, has changed, Club football is more popular than international football. Fans around the globe support their club in numbers. The superiority of Spanish clubs over the world is at another level, and both Barca and Real have proved that. Along with them, we have Premier League giants, German champions, Italian champions, and the French capital. These European clubs are considered some of the best teams around the globe. There are some more teams but these are the top 10 best football clubs in the world.
Complete list of top 10 football clubs in the world
|S.no||Team||League||Trophies||Value||Social Media Following||Prominent Players|
|1||Real Madrid||La Liga||119||$5.1 billion||271.6 million||Di Stefano, Raul, Zidane, Ramos, and Ronaldo|
|2||FC Barcelona||La Liga||129||$5 billion||279.8 million||Maradona, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo Nazario|
|3||Manchester United||Premier League||66||$4.2 billion||141.3 million||Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Rooney, and prime Cristiano Ronaldo|
|4||Bayern Munich||Bundesliga||80||$4.1 billion||91.4 million||Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Muller, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Frank Ribery|
|5||Liverpool||Premier League||63||$4.1 billion||91.9 million||Ian Callaghan, Ian Rush, Alan Hansen, Steven Gerrard, and Fernando Torres|
|6||Chelsea||Premier League||31||$3.2 billion||93.1 million||Gianfranco Zola, John Terry, Frank Lampard, Drogba, and Peter Osgood|
|7||Manchester City||Premier League||28||$4 billion||75.4 million||Colin Bell, Bert Trautmann, David Silva, Vincent Kompany, Yaya Toure, and Sergio Aguero|
|8||Paris Saint Germain||Ligue One||43||$2.5 billion||94 million||Safet Sušic, Pauleta, Ronaldinho, Ibrahimovic, Mustapha Dahleb, and Thiago Silva|
|9||Juventus||Seria A||70||$2 billion||107.6 million||Del Peiro, Dino Zoff, Michel Platini, Pavel Nedved, and Gigi Buffon|
|10||Arsenal||Premier League||47||$2.88 billion||75.1 million||Thierry Henry, David OLeary, Tony Adams, Cesc Fabregas, and Robin van Persie|
Best football club in the world: Real Madrid
Real Madrid is one of the biggest clubs, there’s surely no doubt about it. Real Madrid is the only club to win the FIFA Club of the 20th Century. The Spanish side has won 14 European titles, 34 league titles, the most won by any club. They have also won 4 UEFA Super Cup, 4 FIFA Club World Cup, 11 Spanish super cups, and 3 intercontinental cups which were later abolished. The club has more than 273 million followers on social media platforms. Real Madrid has created some of the best players like Di Stefano, Raul, Zidane, Ramos, and Ronaldo. The club has signed many galacticos around the years and has ever since won many accolades. It is one of the most popular football clubs in the world.
Best football club in the world: FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona is the second-best club in the world. The Catalans have done wonders in the past few decades. European success might be less for the club, but they surely have good domestic success. The Blaugranas have won 5 European Cups along with 3 Fairs cups, 26 La Liga titles, 31 Spanish Cups, and 13 Spanish super cups – the highest by any La Liga side. FC Barcelona was the first club to win the treble 2 times, which has now been equalized by Bayern Munich. Barcelona has the highest social media reach, with over 279 million followers on all social media platforms. The club’s famous academy, La Masia has created many talents with the likes of Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, and Busquets. The club also had great players like Maradona, Ronaldinho, and Ronaldo Nazario. Along with players, the club had great managers like Johan Cruyff and Pep Guardiola. Robert Lewandowski, an ace Bayern Munich striker recently joined La Liga giants Barcelona. This Polish football player has struck a jaw-dropping €50 million deal with FC Barcelona until the year 2027.
Best football club in the world: Manchester United
Oh, the prime Man U days, young Sir Alex Ferguson on the bench managing the start-studded squad. Indeed Manchester United is the biggest club in Premier League, the club’s history is immense, and has supporters around the globe in numbers. Manchester United has won 20 Premier League, 21 Community Sheilds – most by any club in Premier League, 3 European Cups and a Europa League, 5 League Cups, 1 Intercontinental Cup, and 12 FA Cups. The Red Devils have enjoyed great success domestically and in Europe and have a no. of fan following with over 160 million followers on social media. The club had some great players like Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Rooney, and of course, prime Cristiano. The list of top 10 football clubs in the world cannot be completed without mentioning this club.
Bayern Munich is the biggest club in Germany and there might not be any club that may surpass its legacy. The Bavarians have won 32 League titles, 6 European Cups along with one Europa league, 2 UEFA super cups, 20 German Cups, 6 League cups, 2 FIFA Club World Cups, 9 German super cups, and 2 Intercontinental Cups. Bayern is at another level. The only club that competes with them is Dortmund. The German side is still regarded as one of the most dangerous teams as they’ve defeated many European giants with a more than margin. The club has more than 91.4 million followers. Bayern had many German legends within their club-like Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Muller, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, and Frank Ribery. The club is one of the top football clubs in the world.
Liverpool is one of the most successful clubs in the Premier League and one of the best football teams in the world. The Reds have had a pretty good journey in Europe as well as Dometic success. They have won 19 Premier Leagues, second highest after United, 6 European trophies with 3 Europa League, 4 UEFA Super Cups, a FIFA Club World Cup, 8 League Cups, 7 FA Cups, and 15 Community Shields. The club has over 40 million Instagram followers. Liverpool had some of the best players around them like Ian Callaghan, Ian Rush, Alan Hansen, Steven Gerrard, and Fernando Torres. Without any doubt, it reserves a spot in the top 10 football clubs in the world.
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Chelsea is truly one of the best football clubs in the world. The Blues have fancied a great success domestically and in Europe. The club has won 6 Premier League titles, 2 European Cups along with 2 Europa League titles, 8 FA Cups, 5 English Cups, 2 Super Cups, and 4 Community Shields. The club trophy cabinet may look short but they sure have enjoyed great success in recent years. The London club has over 93.1 million social media followers. The Blues have signed several great players and had a pretty decent squad for many years. Gianfranco Zola, John Terry, Frank Lampard, Drogba, and Peter Osgood are some of the players the Blues had.-- Advertisement --
Another Manchester club! we don’t say who is among the best club in Manchester, that’s on you all to decide, but City is one the best side’s in the Premier League. They might not have a great history like United, but they sure have won many accolades.
The sky blues have won 7 Premier League, 6 FA Cups, 8 League Cups, and 6 community shields. The citizens have been unlucky in terms of European performances, thus failing to win any, especially the last season where Pep Guardiola’s side lost the final against Chelsea. The club has over 82 million followers on social media. The City had several great players like Colin Bell, Bert Trautmann, David Silva, Vincent Kompany, Yaya Toure, and Sergio Aguero.
Paris Saint Germain
PSG currently is one of the best in France. The club currently has one of the best squads in the whole world with the likes of Messi, Neymar, Mbappe, and Ramos. The Parisians are yet to win a European trophy but have won decent trophies domestically. Les Rouge et Bleu have won 10 Ligue one titles, 14 French Cups, 9 French League cups, and 11 super cups. Hopefully, with a great squad, they surely can end their European drought. The club has more than 120 million followers worldwide on social media. PSG had some great players over the years but ever since 2011 when the Qatar Investment group took over at Parc Des Princes, the club has made some significant signings. PSG had the likes of Safet Sušic, Pauleta, Ronaldinho, Ibrahimovic, Mustapha Dahleb, and Thiago Silva.
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Juventus are one of the best soccer team in the world. They may not have enough European success like AC Milan, who have won 7 UCL’s but they sure have ruled domestically ever since. The Old Lady has been crowned champions 36 times, 14 Italian Cups, 9 Italian Super Cups, and 1 Seria B title. The Turin side has won just 2 European Cups and 3 Europa League and won 2 Intercontinental cups. They might be the most hated club in their country but have won more than any other Italian side. The club has over 110.6 million followers. Juventus has seen many great players in their club, like Del Peiro, Dino Zoff, Michel Platini, Pavel Nedved, and Gigi Buffon.
Arsenal’s record may have deteriorated over the years, but they have one of the best clubs in the English side. The Gunners have won a record 14 FA Cups, 13 Premier League titles, 2 League Cups, and 16 Community Shields. Arsenal is yet to win a European trophy but has won a Europa League. The club has over 75.1 million followers on social media. Arsene Wenger is the club’s best manager who has enjoyed a stellar managerial career with the north London side. Arsenal has had some best players with the likes of Thierry Henry, David OLeary, Tony Adams, Cesc Fabregas, and Robin van Persie.
Who is the No 1 football club in the world?
Real Madrid is considered the No. 1 Football Club in the world. The Spanish side has won 14 European titles, 34 league titles, the most won by any club.
Which country is best at football?
Brazil’s National Football team come out on top as the best team in the history of the Football World Cup. They have been a member of FIFA since 1923 and a member of CONMEBOL since 1916. Brazil has played in seven World Cup finals which is a huge achievement.
Which is the strongest team in Europe?
Real Madrid is considered the strongest team in Europe. Even Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri declared Real Madrid “the strongest team in Europe” after the Spanish giants defeated Bianconeri by 2-0 in the United States in July 2022.