The best football clubs in Europe. Top 25

24th place: Tottenham Hotspur / Tottenham Hotspur - English football club from London, two-time winner of the UEFA Cup( 1972, 1984).



23rd place: Sporting / Sporting - Portuguese football club from Lisbon, finalist of the UEFA Cup 2005.



22nd place: Manchester City / Manchester City - English football club from Manchester.



21st place: Zenit - Russian football club from St. Petersburg, winner of the 2008 UEFA Cup.


20th place: Juventus / Juventus is an Italian football club from Turin, two-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1985, 1996), three-time winner of the UEFA Cup( 1977, 1990, 1993).



19th place: Paris Saint-Germain / Paris Saint-Germain - French football club from Paris.



18th place: CSKA - Russian football club from Moscow, winner of the UEFA Cup 2005.



17th place: Liverpool / Liverpool - English football club from the same city, 5-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005), a three-time winner of the UEFA Cup( 1973, 1976, 2001).



16th place: Olympic / Olympique - French football club from Marseille, winner of the Champions League 1993.



15th place: Schalke 04 / Schalke 04 - German football club from Gelsenkirchen, winner of the UEFA Cup 1997.



14th place: Milan / Milan - Italian football club from the same city, 7-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1963, 1969, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003, 2007).



13th place: Shakhtar / Shakhtar is the Ukrainian football club from Donetsk, the winner of the UEFA Cup 2009.



12th place: Olympic / Olympique is a French football club from Lyon.



11th place: Atletico / Atl├ętico - Spanish football club from Madrid, two-time winner of the Europa League( 2010, 2012).



10th place: Valencia / Valencia - Spanish football club from the same city, winner of the UEFA Cup 2004.



9th place: Benfica / Benfica - Portuguese football club from Lisbon, two-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1961, 1962).In 2013, Benfica was a finalist of the Europa League.



8th place: Porto / Porto - Portuguese football club from the same city, twice winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1987, 2004), two-time winner of the UEFA Cup / Europa League( 2003, 2011).



7th place: International / Internazionale( often used abbreviated name Inter) - Italian football club from Milan, three-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1964, 1965, 2010), three-time winner of the UEFA Cup( 1991, 1994, 1998).



6th place: Arsenal / Arsenal - English football club from London.



5th place: Manchester United / Manchester United - English football club from Manchester, three-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1968, 1999, 2008).Over the past five seasons, Manchester United have twice reached the Champions League final( 2009, 2011) and both times lost to the same opponent - Barcelona.



4th place: Real / Real - Spanish football club from Madrid, 9-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002), two-time winner of the UEFA Cup(1985, 1986).

3rd place: Chelsea / Chelsea - English football club from London, winner of the Champions League in 2012, winner of the Europa League of 2013.



2nd place: Bavaria / Bayern - German football club from Munich, 5-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1974, 1975, 1976, 2001, 2013), winner of the UEFA Cup 1996. For the last 5 seasons, Bayern came three timesin the Champions League final, once won( 2013) and twice lost( 2010, 2012).



1 place: Barcelona / Barcelona - Spanish football club from the same city, 4-time winner of the European Champions / Champions League( 1992, 2006, 2009, 2011).Twice winning the Champions League over the past 5 seasons, Barcelona is rightly considered the most powerful football club in Europe.

The official website of UEFA periodically publishes the rating of European football clubs, based on their performances in the Champions League and the Europa League over the past five seasons. The rating determines the sowing of the club by drawing lots in competitions under the auspices of UEFA.When calculating the rating to points scored by the club in European competition, 20% of the coefficient of the national championship, where the club is performing, are summed up for the same period.

Next - 25 of the best football clubs in Europe for the last 5 seasons( from the 2008/09 season to the 2012/13 season).

25th place: Dynamo - Ukrainian football club from Kiev.