The best soccer teams of the last decade

The IFFHS revealed the best soccer clubs in the world of the last decade, here we review their achievements .

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We tell you which are the most outstanding soccer teams in the last decade. Photo: Miguel Ruiz - FC Barcelona

LatinAmerican Post| Juan Manuel Londoño

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For years, it has been known that the best soccer in the world is played in Europe , but now we have a way to confirm it. It turns out that the IFFHS (The International Federation of Football History and Statistics) revealed on Monday the best clubs in the world of the last decade. Here we want to review the greatest achievements of these teams in the last 1o years.

FC Barcelona

Barcelona was not only the best team of the past decade for the IFFHS (2001 - 2010), but also of this last one. Not surprisingly, Barca have accumulated 6 local La Liga trophies in these ten years (2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19). Other local recognition include 5 Copas del Rey (2011–12, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18) and 4 Spanish Super Cups (2011, 2013, 2016, 2018)

At the European level, Barcelona has won the Champions League twice this decade, during the 2010-2011 and 2014-2015 seasons. They also won two European Super Cups those same years.

On an intercontinental level, Barca won the Club World Cup twice , in 2011 and in 2015.


Real Madrid FC

Along with Barcelona, the other team that has had a successful cabinet in the last decade in Spain is Real Madrid. At the local level they have won three La Liga titles (2011–12, 2016–17, 2019–20), two Copas del Rey (2010–11, 2013–14) and three Spanish Super Cups (2012, 2017, 2019–20 ).

They have been more successful at the European level, with 4 Champions League victories (2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18) and three European Super Cups (2014, 2016, 2017).

Internationally, Real has won the Club World Cup 4 times in the last decade (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)


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FC Bayern München

Leaving Spain, we find the current Bundesliga champion in third place. Bayern have been Bundesliga champions eight times in a row (2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20), German Cup Champions in five (2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2018–19, 2019–20) and the Super Cup in five (2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020).

As a curious fact, Bayern has the record for the most winning in all these local competitions.

At the European level, he has won the Champions League twice since 2011 (2012–13 and 2019–20) and the European Super Cup in 2013 and 2020.

Bayern were also crowned Club World Cup champions in 2013 and 2020.

Paris Saint-Germain

PSG has been a dominant force for the last decade at the local level.

They have been local winners of seven Ligue 1 titles (2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20), five French Cups (2014–15 , 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20) and 6 French League Cups (2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20)

At the European level, however, its reputation for having difficulty obtaining cups is justified. PSG does not have a single significant European title . The same can be said of the club's victories internationally, they don't exist.

Atletico Madrid

To complete this list, there is Atlético Madrid. With him, there are 3 Spanish clubs that are among the 5 best in the world. Not bad for the Iberians.

At the local level, they have won the league once in the last decade (2013–14). They also won a Copa del Rey ( 2012–13) and a Spanish Super Cup (2014).

At the European level, Atlético has been the winner of two European Super Cups (2012, 2018)

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