Posted on 10 March 2011.
Football or soccer as the American love to refer to it is by no doubt the most loved and watched sport in the world today. From Nairobi, Kenya- Africa to Sao Palo in South America, it is a game that is enjoyed and revered by the young and old. Having recognized the interest that a majority of people have in football, the article seeks to highlight some of the best all time top ten football teams in the world. Showcased are teams from Spain, England, Germany and Italy amongst others.
1. Real Madrid
Coming at number one is Real Madrid, a Spanish football team. They have managed to hog the headlines due to the lavish spending on new players. Other than that, they have managed to win the La Liga six times since 1994 and Champion’s league three times.
Coming at number two for Spain is Barcelona. At the moment, there is no lingering doubt that Barcelona is the best team in the world at the moment. At the just concluded world cup, the Spanish international team boasted of fielding 8 first team players, literally meaning that they carried the hopes and joy for Spain as a country. The have won the La Liga back to back eight time from 1991 to 1994, two times from 2005 to 2006 and two times from 2008 to 2009. In addition, they have also won the Champion’s League and Fifa World Cup.
3. Manchester United
Finishing the list for England and making an entrance is Manchester United Football Club. There is no doubt that Manchester FC is the best English team at the moment having won multiple silver wares across Europe. Since 1992, they have won the English Premier League ten times and the FA cup four times. Other domestic trophies won include league cup and community shield. They have won the Champion’s League twice as well as the Fifa World Cup.
Making the list and increasing the number of teams in the list is Juventus. Despite the turbulence times that the team has gone through, it still is one of the most decorative teams in Europe. They have won the Serie A five times, Serie B after being relegated over match fixing and won the UEFA Champions League.
5. AC Milan
Adding the list of Italian clubs in the list is AC Milan. A great threat to Inter Milan in the race for Serie A Championship has also won numerous awards over the years. Notable of all silver wares that they have bagged is Champion’s League that they have won three times since 1993. Since 1991, they have won the Serie A six times.