Football, the most popular sport in the world, has seen extraordinary teams throughout its history that have demonstrated the verve and artistry of the beautiful game. The best football teams need to have played attractive but effective football in a climate of high technical standards and also win trophies while enduring an era of stiff competition and intense rivalry.
5. Real Madrid (1955–1960)
Coach: José Villalonga(from 1954), Luis Carniglia(from 1957) Miguel Munoz (from 1959)
Achievements: European Cup 1955,56,57,58,59,60; La Liga 56/57,57/58
Key Players: Di Stefano, Puskas, Kopa, Gento, Santamaria, Rial
4. Spain (2007–2012)
Coach: Luis Aragonés(2004-08), Vicente del Bosque (2008-16)
Achievements: FIFA World Cup 2010, UEFA European Championship 2008 and 2012.
Key Players: Iker Casillas, Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta, Xavi, Ramos, Pique,
3. West Germany (1972–1974)
Coach: Helmut Schön
Achievements: FIFA World Cup 1974, UEFA European Championship 1972.
Key Players: Gerd Muller, Franz Beckenbauer
2. Brazil (1970)
Coach: Mário Zagallo
Achievements: FIFA World Cup 1970
Key Players: Jairzinho, Pelé, Gérson, Tostão and Rivelino
1. Barcelona (2009)
Coach: Pep Guardiola
Achievements: La Liga(2008/09), Copa del Rey, Supercopa de España, UEFA Champions League(2008/09), UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup
Key Players: Lionel Messi, Samuel Eto’o, Thierry Henry, Xavi, Iniesta,Puyol