Greatest Soccer Nations

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Let's be honest on this one. Not where your from, honestly who is the best?

The Top Ten

1 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

Only country not have missed a world cup (record impossible to be matched now), 5 championships in their pocket, no fear for any other team, players such Pele with 3 world cups wins... I respect Germany, Italy, Argentina, Spain, Argentina, but there is no equivalent to Brazil yet. Almost a third of all world cups won by this nation, amazing!

5 world cup wins, countless legendary players, and is recognized as the best by most of the world

I am certainly no fan of Brazil in soccer, but even I must admit that, historically, they are the greatest. First of all, they have the most World Cup titles. Second, they are tied first in appearances in the Final. Third, they have qualified for every single tournament-also first place there. In conclusion, they are first in every relevant statistic and, though Germany comes close, there is just no beating Brazil. - Blueyays

wow

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2 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

Germany have won more first, second, and third place titles in FIFA world cups than any other team in the world. Although they haven't taken first most, they are the most consistent team. They don't have star players that carry the team, but use strategy to overcome their opponents. Also, their average age is like 23!

Germany is by far the best footballing nation of all time. They've been the most consistent throughout history and always rebuild and manage to produce world class caliber.

One of the major reasons is due to the number of national trophies. They've won 4 world cup, all in a different decade (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014), as well as hold the title for most European cups with 3, holding this record with Spain. Not only that, they reached more world cup finals than any other nation with 8, (1954, 1966, 1974, 1982, 1986, 1990, 2002, 2014) and have reached more EURO finals with 6 (1972, 1976, 1980, 1992, 1996, 2008). This consistency to always compete at the highest level as well as win national trophies proves that they deserve to be in this place. Over the years we have seen nations fail to compete and win trophies, Brazil during 1980s, Argentina during 1994-2010, Spain 1970s, France 1970s, just to name a few examples. Yet every decade since 1950s, Germany have managed to win a trophy ...more

I believe its more than just how many world cups a nation has won..germany for me outrightly deserves first place because of its consistency to always reach the semis or finals of the worlds most cherished championship...this alone proves that germany shall forever be a mighty force to reckon with..its the only team you can surely always place amongst the top three of every competition.the other two can change but germany has to keep its position

boo brazil

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3 Argentina

This is way off... it seems people are only focusing on world cup titles... Argentina and France are the only nations to have won every major competition at senior level. Argentina has 2 world cups, 14 Copa Americas (South American championships) two Olympic gold medals and a FIFA confederations cup...making them the nation with the most titles at a senior level behind Uruguay with 19 official titles, the reason I don't rank them 1st is they never won gold at the olympics. Titles are titles, tournaments are tournaments... how can Brazil be 1st if they are 3 in the South American titles behind Uruguay and Argentina? Also... you guys have nations solely on players...not enough to rank eg... Portugal, never won anything. my humble ranking would be 1st Argentina, 2nd Uruguay (remember Uruguay wears 4 stars on their shirts, they won the equivalent to the world cup before it was established twice making them 4 time winners), third Brazil, fourth Germany, fifth Italy.

Argentina is tied with Uruguay, Uruguay has 15 Copa Americas, 2 World Cups and 2 Olympic Golds (Uruguay won their 2 Olympic golds before the inception of the world cup which is why they count them as 2 world cups because at the time the Olympic championship was the biggest football tournament in the world) but they have never won a Confederations Cup, still they have 19 championships, Argentina also has 19, with 2 World Cups, 2 Olympic Golds, 1 Confederations Cup, and 14 Copa Americas, they are number 1 with Uruguay at 19 each, behind them is Brazil with 17 championships (8 Copa Americas, 5 World Cups, 4 Confederations Cups, 0 Olympics) - Leoda1234

Argentina lives and breathes football. They continue to produce amazing players, from both Argentina and from other countries, through their local leagues: think of Messi (newells), aguero (independiente), falcao (river. These are just a few examples

Not to mention a history with some of the greatest players of all time

Argentina deserve to be in the second place after Brazil. I'm talking about tradition and the quality of players are they produced over the decades. ex: Alfredo de stefano, Maradona(God of Soccer), Messi, Batistuta, Burruchaga, Valdano, Cannigia,
Bilardo... endless list.

Your 100% right! No Germany by the way Germany sucks Argentina should be 2nd place!

Argentina should be number 1

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4 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.

Brazil, Germany, Argentina AND Italy. Those are your Big Four. Not sure how Spain is above Italy; no disrespect to Spain who have been outstanding the last eight years but their legacy (excluding Liga) is nowhere near Italy historically who have been a power since the 1930s. One has to be mighty impressed by Italy's national team and domestic achievements. They also have produced some of the greatest managers and players in history. Look at any list of greatest players - Italians measure up nicely against Brazilians. Never mind how many great Argentinians and Brazilians footballers/coaches have Italian blood too! Tactically, few countries measure up and they have been quite influential at different points. They also produce unique players with interesting styles like Totti, Pirlo, Baresi, Baggio, Rivera etc.

Baggio, Totti, Maldini, Buffon, Cannavaro, Conti, Rivera we are the best team

I know that each and every one of you and Soccer players can do anything that they put there minds towards. In the end Jesus Christ will always help you to know what to do when you are feeling down cause of a game, just get back up cause God is brought behind you even when you think that he is not he is, in a good way.

Soccer is everything in Italy. 4 world cups says that alone

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5 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

Spain is home to some of the greatest modern and older players in history. Whether or not they actually place in the world cup, their players are responsible for the wins of most other countries.

Most of the best players nowadays are from spain and also where the best teams are, Real Madrid Barcelona and Atletico

Spain should be the best soccer nation the world because they've got like the t players ever such as: Iniesta, Ramos, David Silva, Xavi, Pedro, Xabi Alonso etc. Now I know Spain have only won 1 tittle in the world cup but they are better than any team. Just you watch them.

VIVA ESPANA

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6 Netherlands Netherlands

2 time world cup finalists and the 1988 Euro cup winners - consistently ranked amongst the top when it comes to fifa and elo world rankings- considered the best team never to have won the world cup - has generated some of the best players the game has ever seen - examples: cruyff, neeskens, bergkamp and van nistelrooy - all coming from a relatively small nation of just over 16 million - that compared to the 160 million brazilians - in other words... per capita, holland is tops when it comes to footballing quality - remember total football!

They're Much Better Than 8
Didn't You See How They Played At The World Cup 2010?!
They Were Absolutely Pwning.
They Should Be Number 3 Or 4

3 time World Cup finalist: 1974, 1978 and 2010. They almost made it to the final in 1998 and gave the French a worn out Brazilian Team in the final. Best Dutch team ever may have been the 1990 team (could have become world champion) but they didn't get far because of huge internal troubles with their coach. The Dutch have not only introduced Total Football and produced great players... by laying the foundations for FC Barcelona's greatness, Dutch Football is the basis of Spanish soccer successes... o irony 2010. Great football nation... even greater given its small to medium-size.

We are good

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7 England England England, previously the Kingdom of England, is a constituent country of the United Kingdom along with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ...read more.

Ha, England, the history of football, the reason why we all are here talking about this very the subject, the reason FIFA, leagues and Neymar Ronaldo Messi Pele Maradona all became who they are. Not only this, but teams like Leicester and Spurs both are filled with English players some are there best: Deli Alli, Kane Dier, Vardy those teams have GREAT youth scouting and training and since they are English clubs we can be expecting many future English stars. And of course, my final point was the World Cup England won but it was a special cup because of how well England smashed the other teams, not even with some of their best ever players so how well do you think they did in the other cups with those legendary players!

If there was something to REPLACE penalty shootouts, england would have won 2 more world cups at least. Great older players like Shearer, Liniker, Beckham, Owen and the legendary Bobby Moore. Plus some great nowadays players like Rooney, Sterling, Welbeck, Sturridge, Well, the now internationally retired Gerrard, and he may get VERY heavily criticised for reasons I have no idea of, heskey. Ye, Heskey was a TANK of a player. Its just the teamwork needs improving. LOOK HOW WELL THEY HAVE DONE IN THE QUALIFICATION! Its just really annoying how they mess up in the actual thing. But I hope this raises the English hopes. If only penalty shootouts didn't exist...

I know England should not be coming seventh because England has: Rooney, Welbeck, Lampard, Cole, Sturridge, Sterling, Joe hart etc. England should at least beat Netherlands. I know Netherlands has Van Persie, Robben, De Jong but that's a bout it.

Cruyff, Bergkamp, Van Basten, Gullit, have I mentioned cruyff? The dutch have revolutionised european football.

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8 Portugal Portugal Portugal (est.1152), officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes ...read more.

Portugal had and has legendary players such as Eusebio, Luis Figo, Cristiano Ronaldo, and many others. Even though they never won any World Cup, they are definitely in top 10.

Greatest soccer nation never to have won the World Cup...

I don't think Portugal should be the best but they do have Cristiano Ronaldo. That's all I'm saying... Because Ronaldo is my second favorite player.

Move out they way Brazil! Your daddy Portugal is coming to teach you a lesson!

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9 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

France should definitely be in the top 5. I like to think that any football tournament before the 70s should not really count because back then, only a few nations competed and the organization was awful, giving the teams that cared the most the best chance (Italy, england, Uruguay, Brazil... ) France used to be horrible because they really did not care, and as a result not many people give them a change. However, if you look at their modern performance, they are definitely one of the greatest football nations ever. Euro 1984 winners, 1998 world cup winners, euro 2000 winners, confederation cup winners 2001 and 2003, world cup finalists in 2006 (which they frankly should have won)... I would honestly that France's 1998 through 2001 team was the second best team in the history of football, second only to Spain's current team. Of course, Brazil dominated in the earlier part of the 20th century, but if you look at the competition back then, it really is not saying much. Now, with all the ...more

How are France number 9? France are much better than Portugal and England.

I believe France should be much higher

П🇹🇪🇸🇳🇱🇬🇧🇵🇹 all these countries should be lower than France especially Portugal ya they have Ronaldo but that is it you can't name a single star from Portugal that's not Ronaldo,and france🇫🇷 JUST won the WORLD CUP 2018

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10 Uruguay

The Uruguay national football team is one of the most titled teams in the world. The squad won more than 20 awards and it is a record; World Cups (2), Copa Americas (15), Copa Libertadores (8), Pan Am games, Confederation Cup (1980, Summer Olympics games, etc, etc, etc, etc and we can go on and on and on.

It is an interesting fact that Uruguay is the smallest member country of South American Football Confederation but nevertheless the team won South American championship 15 times, taking the lead over such teams as Brazil and Argentina.

The Uruguay national football team won the very first World Cup in 1930 held in their home country. In 1950 the team won the World Cup again but after that it showed little success. The squad finished fourth in 1954, 1970 and 2010.

Oscar Tobarez is the head coach, Diego Forlan is the best goal-scorer (32) and the leader in the number of games, he played 85 games.

Uruguay should be amongst the top 10 on FIFA rankings at all ...more

Wow there is something wrong here. How can Mexico be rated better than Uruguay? Someone must be on hallucinogenic drugs! That only serves to promote agreeing with me that France, Spain, Argentina, Portugal, England, and the Netherlands, should not be ranked higher than Uruguay. It's simple math: Uruguay = 3.5 million - England 63.5 million look at these numbers and compare tournaments won. Yeah Uruguay should be way way way higher. This is a crappy list.

This is a nation where the sport defines their identity, with a state the size of Washington and a population of only 3 million, they have won the World Cup twice, more than Spain, France, Netherlands, and England. The Copa America 15 times, no other country has more. They produce quality superstar footballers like Cavani, Godin, Forlan, and Suarez. The only reason they're not in the top 4 or 5 is blatant ignorance and national pride for lesser countries.

Per capita easily the best

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The Contenders

11 Belgium

They may not have as many legends, but with players like benteke, kompany, and hazard you don't need any

Much better than England, Argentina, Netherlands, Uruguay, Portugal and Italy. Should be number 5, just behind Germany, Brazil, France and Spain

Only 13th? Better then the Netherlands and France for the moment. For such a small country they have amazingly good players!

Simply and very undoubtedly best team at this moment. Hope there wil be many years to come being 1st AND I hope they will beat the crap out of France in the Nations finals!

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12 Colombia

The whole country lives and breathes soccer! Although they've only won once, they are currently #3 in the world! They definitely deserve a spot here.

Colombia is a really good team they deserve to be higher up. Plus it is unfair because when someone thinks soccer they think of Brazil or Argentina, Colombia is a good new team and they deserve more attention - Joansb

Colombia won all the countries in it group in the world cup of 2014 and got a full score 9/9

COlOMBIA HAS SOME OF THE BEST SOCCER PLAYERS IN THE WORLD LIKE JAMES RODRIGEZ!

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13 Mexico Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.

Honestly, I don't know how Mexico got to be ranked so high in this list. They might have some good players but football (soccer) is a team game. Individual players matter but team strategy and dynamic in my opinion matter most. An example would be Germany which doesn't have extremely good players like Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo and still is able to make it to the top four, semifinal or finals in the World Cup. In the future Mexico might be a decent team but right now you can't compare it to Uruguay or Croatia.

Hopefully in the future more stars will arise, they still have a pretty decent team.

I can't believe Mexico was ranked this low in the list. If people see how they make their goals it is pretty fascinating. They are probably not as good as Germany or Portugal but they still kick butt in soccer. Plus they have Chicharito who is one of the best, and people usually only like Christiano because of his looks and not his skill.

I <3 mexico plus they beat GERMANY

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14 North Korea North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. ...read more.

Supreme Leader live and breathe football. All nations inferior to glorious king of football. He have won 2000 world cups so far. All other countries are run by little girls.

North korea has the best team in everything and that's a fact. Glory to the greatest leader

Kimmy said that they won the World Cup

Whoever thing=ks north damn korea is on this list, must die. they are like 120 in the damn world!

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15 Chile

Chile plays one of the best soccer than any other team in the world. How is Colombia ahead of Chile? Please stick to making empanadas. Only a couple years ago you were last in qualifying and now you guys think you can play. Win a copa america vs Argentina and then you can speak. You lose 2-1 vs Brazil. We tie 1-1 and lose in penalties. You guys don't have the same level of play as Chile.

How many cups you have Chile? you are so disgusting people! you have won just once in all your history to Argentina and you think you play good soccer. Think how many times Argentina beat you and didn't say anything. This is the main difference between having a mature and a loser attitude.

Come on!...They won the copa america twice in a row

Chile should be No. 4!

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16 Japan

Japan is awesome, almost beat Belgium in Russia 2018, Womens WON 2011, Honda, Kagawa, Okazaki and they clearly deserve to be here. But I did not expect them to be this high up.

I love the Japanese team

Not many people is familiar with this but Japan's women's tham won the last World Cup against USA

Awesome

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17 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Korea came 4th in 2002 world cup

South Korea has made it to the World Cup 9 times, the previous 8 consecutively. South Korea is Asia's most successful soccer nation. Top finish was 4th in 2002 and they beat Poland, Portugal, Italy, Spain, and tied the USA. They have beaten Spain once by penalty kicks, tied 2-2 while down 2-0 with 5 minutes left, have come back from 3-0 against Germant to score 2 goals in 1996. Have beaten Ivory Coast, Scotland, England, won the bronze medal at the London Olympics. Produced the German Bundesliga's legendary goal scorer Cha-Bum Keun (Cha-Boom! ), have had players in Europe for a couple decades now. Their arch rival in Asia is Japan, howeve historically Korea has won overwhelming majority of matches. Problem was that Asian football rarely produced many challenges for South Korea and making it to the world stage was almost a given. Now that Japan and Australia are stepping up their game, and Iran has resurged as a soccer power in Asia, this will only help South Korea and raise the level ...more

South Korea is the best soccer nation in Asia

They got team-work!

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18 United States United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the ...read more.

If your talking women then yes the usa is number one. If your talking men then I think top 30 maybe

Lol.. the US at 12 is a joke. Let's be real. They have 1 player playing in the best leagues on earth. African nations can at least claim 2 some 3. Sweden, Turkey, Poland, and Wales produce better footballers

America is growing with soccer skill and soccer fans. As soccer is becoming more popular in America we are getting better as a country. America is capable of a lot in the soccer World. Watch Out Europe America has Talent

United States beaten Canada and United States is pretty good

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19 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

The women's team is very good but the men's team is horrible. - francesco

They are the most worst and worst and worst football team

What? In FIFA rankings,there ranked like 100th. Everyone just needs more research

Ching chong

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20 New Zealand New Zealand

New zealand is doing well keep pushing

New Zealand is better than aussie

Keep doing your est and work hard you can accomplish anything not just soccer.

AUSSIE IS BETTER THEY MAKE IT IN THE WORLD CUP

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21 Vietnam

Vietnam is HORRIBLE at soccer. They are ranked 131st on fifa world rankings as of June 2017

Vietnam try there best at soccer. Even though they didn’t won but they always try there’s best ( I’m not from Vietnam), love from Sweden

22 Sudan Sudan

That was in 1996 not 2015

They wins only in Football Manager - Aita45

How is Sudan #19 in the world

They beat the USA in 1966

23 Guatemala Guatemala Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala, is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.

The worst team ever! Worse then Yemen!

Yall have a little kid here named will who is from there and he is a and is on jv for highschool

24 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

Yes have very good players.

They have good players

25 San Marino San Marino San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino, also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino, is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains.

How the actual crap is San Marino in 26 they lost to england 8-0, Ukraine 8-0, Netherlands 11-0, Germany 13-0, Montenegro 6-0 and Switzerland 6-0

They qualified for every world cup and won it a record 6 times!

The best football nation

It's serious list. - Aita45

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26 Faroe Islands

Go down and vote Norway. - Raxez

27 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

One of the countries in South East Asia that has consistent performances in the past few years!

28 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.

Pakistan street football team impressed the best teams in the world. Pakistan is excellent in football

Beautiful team but the problem is that the people who know football don,t go in the team and those who don't know they go in the team

Pakistan is a hard working team just like when they won the world cup in cricket

Pakistan may not be so great with soccer, but no doubt they are the best with Cricket 🏏!

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29 New Caledonia

Really this team should be at the bottom

You are way right

Does this country actually exists? wow

30 Costa Rica

It must be under 20 rank...

Let's go coasta let's go

Costa Ricas great at soccer how r they so low

Why is it so low on the list. They are amazing. Way better than some of these other teams. Lets go ticos!

31 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe . It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities . ...read more.

Switzerland defeated many great teams like Netherlands, Brazil, Spain, Germany

How is this team so low? And incredible team that has had many incredible players over the years! How is this below some absolute trash teams?

Switzerland are definitely in the top twenty

Wait,Switzerland used to be one of the best some decades ago (ok,many decades).
but be considered worse than San Marino,Faroe Islands,NEW CALEDONIA? you on drugs fam?

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32 Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such ...read more.

Malaysia could won the match against Thailand but Thailand won the match.

I can't believe Malaysia won a match against the Philippines! In Jakarta, Indonsia 27 August.

On twenty eight of February is Safee Sali birthday. Happy birthday Safee Sali. From your fan.

Mokhtar Dahari was a Malaysian Association football player from Setapak, Selangor. He was one of the best players in Asia in the 1970s and is known as the best Malaysian footballer during that time, a legend in Malaysian football.

33 Hungary

World Cup runners-up 1938, 1954, European bronze, three time Olympic champs

One of the old powerhouses of football, not so much these days.

One of the under dogs for the euro 2016 should definitely be higher on the list!

Awesome history - Aita45

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34 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. ...read more.

I think I'm blind, I did not just see Sweden so low... does anybody here watch football or even know who Zlatan Ibrahimovic is?

Lots of skills and they've got a lot of tricks up their sleeves

Zlatan

Sweden has one of the best players of the world and used to have one of the greatest teams ever! they shouldn't be this low!

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35 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages ...read more.

Why is Indonesia so low? Fourth largest country in the world, and the largest country in the world where football is the most popular sport. China is basketball, India is cricket, USA is American football, and Indonesia is football!

Thousand million fans but not good football association

Indonesia have a future potential player and I belive indonesia will be a future football in the world

Indonesia..The home of best football player..Boaz solosa and Gonzales is the best

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36 Bulgaria

Go down and vote Norway - Raxez

Stoichkov, Berbatov, Balakov... CSKA Sofia

The Best!

37 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

Small country but still had legends and one of the most football loving nations in the world

This list is a joke- Ghana? Faroe Islands? China?

Best team in the world beat italy 2 times in a roy

Love the Irish.

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38 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

Greece should be placed in top 15 or top 10. Greece has lots of growing talents and they won 2004 and have possibly the best defense in the whole world. Plus Greece should have pummeled the Ivory Coast 5-1 instead of 2-1 in World Cup in 2014.

People love football here. They believe it's a passion. Plus we have very good football teams, we like playing it, we get crazy while watching a match! Should ABSOLUTELY be in the top 10

Greece is in the top 20 best soccer countries

Good for such a small nation

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39 Peru Peru Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America, bordered by Colombia and Ecuador to north, Brazil to east, Bolivia to south-east, Chile to south and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru is mostly known for being where the Inca people originally came from. The capital of ...read more.

Peru is great at soccer they should at least be in the top 20 not 65

I don't know why they all the way down when there one of the best team what

It's the best team.

They live and breathe soccer

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40 Cambodia
41 Haiti

People only don't go for them because they don't have a lot of people or money in their country. :-(

Haiti is in the top 15 if they weren't the poorest country in western hemisphere

42 Scotland

Would like more votes so we can get to number 11 on this god awful list, replicating true Scottish glorious failure.

Scots should be in the tops!

Scotland aren't the best but they are the best to me

Who compiled this shyte? An Englishman

43 Wales

Wales should be 20 because there better than Bulgaria

Beaten the 2nd best team in the WORLD, it deserves a better ranking

Gareth Bale and Ramsey they have produced a few good players

This is bullcrap with their performence in the Euros they should at least be in top ten because they played as a team they didn't use one person on the team to score all the goals

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44 South Africa South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana ...read more.

South africa have won the african cup of nations a few times and is coming for the fifa world cup.

South Africa has to be on top ten because in 2010 South Africa had beat tough team like France.

They are progressing to be better

South Africa is the best

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45 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

How come Iceland is so low!? They're still in UEFA 2016 and beating auschwitz and england!

go iceland

46 Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Ivory Coast or Côte d'Ivoire, officially named the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a country located in West Africa.

Definitely one of the best African soccer teams out there with toure and many more legends they should be put higher on the list.

Ivory Coast is one of the best in Africa and almost beat Egypt in the African World Cup

Ivory coast is actually quite good, and should be at least top 35-40

This country is known as the football nation in africa

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47 Serbia

So underrated...guatemala better than serbia...laugh out loud...no offense, just proving some points

Serbia is awesome! They should be the first! :D

Serbia is in the top 10

Dejan RamboPetkovic is serbian and one of the best players I have ever seen...

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48 Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Ecuador is awesome at soccer the have made many feats in history. They aren't the best but they deserve to be in the 30th place at the least.

Ecuador Should be much higher. I know that their history might not be so great, but they have been shining these last few years.

Why is my country so damn low? We have plenty of football teams. The Barcelona and Emelec teams are super competitive between them.

49 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Norway is a pretty good team they've never wine a world cup but they should be placed much higher

Norway is very good they should be placed around 25th place.

Lower than North Korea, funny

Lol wine a world cup

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