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.