EUROPE: That makes Lionel Messi’s side ahead with 2 877 points to Real Madrid’s 2 782 points.
The International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFHHS) has FC Barcelona ranked first with a fascinating omission of Liverpool FC from the top 10.
Calculations by the IFFHS, Spanish giants FC Barcelona have been presented with the UEFA best club of the decade just a hair’s breadth ahead of their rivals Real Madrid CF.
These outcomes by the Association were decided by taking every team’s continental ranking points worldwide for each season over the past 10 years and these statistics by IFFHS were collected from the decade 2011 to 2020.
That makes Lionel Messi’s side ahead with 2 877 points to Real Madrid’s 2 782 points.
Despite the fact that Real Madrid has won more UEFA titles in the past decade, in the years 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 making them the four time championships whilst Barcelona stands with two titles in the years 2010/11 and 2014/15.
Intriguingly! Chelsea and Manchester City share the eighth position with equal 2 113 points. With a pair of league title wins, success in the domestic cups and Europa League wins, Manchester United are at ninth spot with 2 020 points.
Football lovers jaw dropped over Arsenal managing to grab the 10th position leaving no space for Liverpool in the top 10.
Below, are the overall rankings UEFA top 10 by IFFHS:
1. Barcelona (2 877, points)
2. Real Madrid (2 782, points)
3. Bayern Munich (2 594, points)
4. PSG (2 357, points)
5. Atletico Madrid (2 302, points)
6. Juventus (2 272, points)
8. Chelsea (2 113, points)
8. Man City (2 113, points)
9. Man United (2 020, points)
10. Arsenal (2 016, points)