Football is the world’s most popular sport at the moment as it is played in more than 200 countries. There are the continental governing bodies which control the Football activities in a particular continent and they are overlooked by the global Football governing body FIFA which is responsible for the Football activities across the globe.
The five continental Football governing bodies are UEFA, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, CAF and AFC. Among these five continental bodies, UEFA is the most powerful as it holds the most popular leagues of the world which are The Premier League, the La Liga, the Bundesliga, the Serie A, the Eredivisie and French Ligue 1.
The Major Soccer League governed by the CONCACAF is also increasingly becoming a famous tournament.
Top Football clubs from the Premier League
The Premier League is the most prestigious Football league around the world and it is contested among 20 clubs. It is operated on a system of promotion and relegation with the EFL Championship. Here are the top Football clubs from the Premier League –
|1||Liverpool F.C.||6||Tottenham Hotspur F.C.|
|2||Manchester City F.C.||7||Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.|
|3||Leicester City F.C.||8||Sheffield United F.C.|
|4||Chelsea F.C.||9||Southampton F.C.|
|5||Manchester United F.C.||10||Arsenal F.C.|
Top Football clubs from La Liga
La Liga is the top tier of the Spanish Football League System. It is also contested among 20 teams and operated on a system of promotion and relegation with the second tier of the Spanish Football, the Segunda Division. Here are the top Football clubs from the La Liga –
Top Football clubs from Bundesliga
Bundesliga is the top division of the Football League system in Germany. The format of Bundesliga is also pretty similar to the format of the other Football leagues across Europe. The only difference is that only 18 teams participate in Bundesliga rather than 20 and only 2 teams get relegated rather than 3.
Here are the top Football clubs from the Bundesliga –
FC Schalke 04
FC Bayern Munich
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Bayer 04 Leverkusen
TOP-TIER CLUBS OF SERIE A
Serie A is the premier division Football league in Italy. The skill level of the players involved in Serie A makes it one of the world’s most watchable Football leagues.
Forty-two out of the 100 greatest Footballers of all-time selected by the FourFourTwo magazine were from Serie A. Here are the top Football clubs from Serie A –
Top Football clubs from Ligue 1
The French Ligue 1 is the top division Football league in France. While, it is not as famous as the other European leagues, some of the teams involved in this league have got quality players.
Here are the top Football clubs from Ligue 1 –
Top Football clubs from Eredivisie
Eredvisie is the Dutch premier division Football league. This league has got quite a few teams with a rich history, but the performances of those teams in the recent times, especially in European Football, haven’t been great.
However, the history attached to those clubs still mean they are amongst the top clubs in the world. Here are the top Football clubs from Eredvisie –
Top Football Clubs from the Major League Soccer
The Major league soccer is the top tier of men’s professional soccer league in the United States of America. 24 teams participate participate in this league, 21 from America and 3 from Canada.
The format of Major League Soccer is slightly different from the format of the European leagues. The 24 teams are divided into two conferences – Eastern and Western conference. The teams in both the conferences play two games, one home and one away, against each team of their conference and one game against each team of the other conference.
Here are the top Football clubs from the Major League Soccer (MLS) –
|1||New York City FC|
|2||New York Red Bulls|
|4||Real Salt Lake|
|5||Seattle Sounders FC|
Apart from the clubs which play in these famous leagues, there are some other top clubs which might not be a part of the big leagues, but are historically rich. River Plate from Argentina, Lokomotiv Moscow from Russia and Benfica from Portugal are some of them.
Here are the top 50 Football clubs in the world –
|2||Liverpool||12||Atletico Madrid||22||Eintracht Frankfurt||32||Al Nassr||42||Roma|
|3||River Plate||13||Bayern Munich||23||Tottenham||33||Getafe||43||Club America|
|4||Manchester City||14||Al Hilal||24||Napoli||34||Atletico Mineiro||44||RB Leipzig|
|5||Valencia||15||Sevilla||25||Paris Saint Germain||35||Villarreal||45||Lokomotiv Moscow|
|6||Real Madrid||16||Tigres||26||Porto||36||Joenbuk Motors||46||Manchester United|
|7||Boca Juniors||17||Gremio||27||Guangzhou||37||Inter Milian||47||Atalanta|
|8||Athletico Paranaense||18||Monterrey||28||Shanghai SIPG||38||Santos Laguna||48||Real Betis|