The reputation of the football clubs that play in the domestic leagues over the years has led to fans choosing for themselves clubs which they swear loyalty to, in spite of their current performance. Even at the face of bitter defeat, although fans are disappointed, they still support such clubs. In this article, we bring to you the best football clubs in the world, based on a long record of top performance as well as their performances in recent years.
Here are the best football clubs in the world in the present.
10. Borussia Dortmund: Bundesliga, Germany
Founded in 1909, Dortmund is the second-largest German football club in the world based on membership. The club boasting of about 145,000 members is also one of the best clubs in the Bundesliga. Often called The Black and Yellows, the club has a reputation for spotting and developing young talents. One of its top talent, Jadon Sancho, although not developed by the club, was given a chance to showcase his unique talents to the world, as other clubs were not willing to open their doors to the teenager. Sancho has since continued to create a wonderful reputation for his excellent assists, which earned him the nickname “Assist King”.
Dortmund has emerged Bundesliga Champions on eight occasions and have also won the DFB-Pokal four times and the UEFA Champions League once.
9. Atlético Madrid: La Liga, Spain
Founded in 1903, Atletico Madrid, nicknamed Los Colchoneros (or The Mattress Makers), has become one of the best clubs in the world. The club in its 116 years of existence is the third most successful football clubs of Spain. It has seen several top players defend its honor, such as Radamel Falcao and Antoine Griezmann. The club has won the La Liga on 10 occasions, the Europa League three times, and the UEFA Super Cup three times.
At age 34, Cristiano Ronaldo once again made the stadium explode with superhuman performance.
Juventus made a divine comeback right at home against Atletico Madrid. To lose with the score 0-2 in the first leg within 1/8 of the Champions League but Juventus won with the score 3-0 in the second leg. According to statistics, this is the first time Juventus went upstream after being led with a score of 2-0 in the first leg of a Champions League knockout round. And the biggest contributor in this great feat is Cristiano Ronaldo, the biggest star and also the biggest hope of Juventus.
Before Atletico Madrid, Ronaldo once more excited. This is the fourth time he has scored a hattrick against Rojiblanco and he is the first player in the Champions League history to score twice a hat-trick against the same opponent. CR7 has 25 goals in 33 encounters at Atletico. In total, the Portuguese superstar scored 124 goals in 160 matches in the Champions League. He is also the first player to hit 125 goals in the European Cup.
Ronaldo’s impressive performance made the fans excited to the extreme. After he scored the third goal and ran to the corner of the celebration, 40,000 fans at the Juventus Arena agreed to shout “Siii“. That is like the affirmation of Ronaldo ‘s greatness in the world’ s most prestigious club arena. Although 34-year-old Ronaldo is still continuing to break all limits and make the world must be admired.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5, 1985, nicknamed CR7. On July 1, 2009, he became the most expensive player in world football history when he moved from Manchester United to the new club Real Madrid for £ 80 million.
As a winged player, Ronaldo possesses the usual qualities of a natural striker. He can finish well with both feet, excelling in situations of handling dead balls like director penalty kicks and personal handling situations before finishing. He also has the ability to hit the marksmanship thanks to his height and ideal bodybuilding. Therefore, in recent years he has been given more training by the coaches in the striker line.