Most Powerful European Football (Soccer) Leagues

What league has Europe's most greatest Football teams?

The Top Ten

1 Premier League (England)

The home country of the Football has the most professional clubs in the world and it's first division the Premier League has names like Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, and Liverpool - MatrixGuy

MU, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham, Everton, the first 4 (or maybe 3) all capable to win the Champion's League, the last 3 all capable to win the UEFA league, best league hands down

It is a very competitive league where even the Last teams fighting relegation are bound to beat the Top flight teams. It's a league where all teams fight till the last game of the season

The best football league in the world where any team can beat any other team and, as Leicester city proved last year, any team can realistically win the league! incredible!

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2 Primera Division (Spain)

HOW ARE THEY 3RD? They have 3 of the strongest teams in the world (Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona). Look at the Champion's league 2014: All 3 of those teams are in the quater finals and 2 will definitely go through to the semis only because Barcelona and atletico Madrid are facing each other (Real Madrid). For Germany, there are only 2 but 1 will go through (Real Madrid has a 3-0 aggregate over Dortmund) and the Premier League has 2 teams but none will go through (PSG has a 3-1 aggregate over Chelsea and there is a 1-1 aggregate with Bayern Munich and Manchester Untited. THEY SHOULD BE FIRST

Maybe premier league is more enjoyable but, this league as the best teams by far, you have just to look champions and europa league.

Their team won many times UEFA champions league title and also, most of best preyer in the world they has pray in that league up to now

Only reason EPL is winning this poll right now is based off of pure reputation. Right now Spain's 3rd best team, Atletico, could win the EPL.

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3 Bundesliga (Germany)

If you really follow the Bundesliga youll see that it has better matches than Primera Division the good thing in Spain are Real Madrid And Barca but they have no competion - Villafranca

For a moment, I would think that maybe Premier League is better than Bundesliga. But La Liga? Damn no. Bundesliga has much more competition than La Liga. Added to that, Bundesliga teams have a better average success rate in European competitions according to statistics. Hands down deserving at least second.

The most competitive league. 4 winners in the past 6 years, unlike La Liga, only Barcelona & Real Madrid.

Very competitive and high quality throughout the league. Many exciting teams.

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4 Serie A (Italy)

Most champions league winner(12).. & most europa league winner(09)
In recent five year they won 2 champions league

The Leagua with teams like AC Milan, Juventus Torino, Internazionale Milano, Fiorentina, AS Roma is valued the most powerful in the world - MatrixGuy

Cant go past the Serie A. With the likes of Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan, AS Roma & SS Lazio its got to be the best league!

Without a doubt Serie A. It's on the rebound after a little lul but over last 25 years hands down best league. Last few years have been great

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5 Ligue 1 (France)

Guys... Seriously.

Paris and Monaco are the biggest spenders worldwide, with players like Ibrahimovic, Cavani, Thiago Silva, Falcao, Pastore, Lucas Moura, Moutinho, Veratti, etc...
Paris has 1 C2 cup & 1 final, and several CL semi-finals. Its was in 1/4 finals last year.
Monaco has 1 CL final a few years ago and several semi-finals too.

Marseille represents 1 Champions league win, 1 final and several semi-finals. It's also 2 UEFA Cup finals, and 10 championships and 10 cups. It dominated Europe's football during the 90s along with Milan AC. And it was again in CL 1/4 finals only 2 years ago. Might be one of the hottest public in Europe too.

Lyon won 7 times in a row the Ligue 1 and reached CL 1/4 finals 5 times in a row those past years!

If you add Bordeaux which was in CL 1/4 finals 3 years ago, Lille which was in 1/8 finals also 3 years ago, and mythical clubs like Saint-Etienne and Reims which both reached several times the CL finals, Ligue 1 might ...more

Great league with Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyon...

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6 Superliga (Turkey)

A very underrated league. The Turkish Super League is the fifth wealthiest league in the world. Has produced some wonderful home grown talent, as well as being one of the pioneers of introducing some fantastic African players to the Turkish league and consequently on to some of the other major leagues of Europe.

Galatasaray are the royalty of Turkish football, with a proud history in various other sports too, such as basketball and swimming and much more. Fenerbahce, is thought of as the peoples team. Also, is probably the wealthiest Turkish football club. There is also one other Istanbul giant, namely Besiktas. In the the shadows of their bigger city rivals, nevertheless, able to mix it up once in a while with the bigger boys. There are lots of medium sized teams too, such as Trabzon Spor, etc. All in all, as regards to standards of Stadiums, training facilities, expertise of personnel etc, well the Turkish Super league is more than equal to the best in the world.

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most known team Galatasaray, once uefa cup winner - MatrixGuy

Oh, come ooonnn...don't let me think that the Turkish League is better than the Romaian League...

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7 Liga Sagres (Portugal)

Porto will win europa league this year easily. And its very possible that the final is.. Porto-benfica. Braga at semi-final. need to say more? look at rank and make accounts to 2012-2013, portuguese will beat france and getting close to italy in 4 place. enough?

Porto: 2 times European champion( last in 2004, so its recent and on a money football crazy world), Benfica, the most supported club in the world, on guiness, Sporting, the second most successful club in all sports, behind Barcelona. There�'s not just 2 title challengers like Spain, 2 like england, or 1 like Italy or Germany, they are 3. I'm not portuguese but I watch they football and they are the Brazil of Europe. Go watch and learn

Liga sagres is a great liga because you have four teams that could Win its Benfica Porto sporting or braga like bundesliga Bayern and Dortmund are the only teams that could win that liga I think liga Sagres should be number one in this ranking

The Primeira Liga is perfect for young players to develop their skills, and the fans are always extremely engaged. Top clubs like Porto, Benfica and Sporting makes this league worth taking notice

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8 Eredivisie (Netherlands)

Instead of big clubs at the moment who buy every player they create talent their selfs and Ajax ever was the best club in the world before every club did spend that much money. Even 6 times a club from the Eredivisie won the Champions League! - ICanSeeYou

Laudrup, cruyff, van nistelrooy, sneijder, robben, van persie, van der vaart, ronaldo, romario, ibrahimovic, affelay, van der sar, farfan, makaay, van basten, gullit, huntelaar and so on have all played in the eredivisie, who have played in romania?

Ajax (4x CL winner), PSV (1x CL winner, Feyenoord (1x CL winner)!
Great league with great fans and good game level!

So very underrated. With teams like Ajax, feyenoord and PSV. - gemcloben

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9 Serbian SuperLiga (Serbia)

Red star Belgrade 1991 European champion...enough said!

10 Scottish Professional Football League (Scotland) V 2 Comments

The Contenders

11 Liga 1 (Romania)

Steaua Bucharest, one of the best champions of the European leagues!

Come On Steaua Bucharest and Kolozsvar - MatrixGuy

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12 Jupiler Pro League (Belgian)

Underrated league.. great up and coming talent from Belgian youngsters, Africans and some east Europeans

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13 Premier League (Ucraine)

Common, 13th!? Ukrainian league has amazing clubs that appear in the Champions league a lot, such as Dynamo Kyiv, Shakhtar, and Dnipro.

Ranked the 8th best league in Europe, Ukraine gives us such wonderful clubs as Shakhtar (winner of Europa league 2009), Dynamo Kyiv (3 times Champions League semi-finalist), Dnipro (2 times Europa league finalist), and Metalist Kharkiv (Europa league finalist)

14 Sogaz (Russian)
15 Super League (Greece)

One of the best leagues in Europe despite the economicals problems. There is a lot of good teams: Olympiacos, Panathinaikos. PAOK, AEK, Aris

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16 La Liga (Spain)
17 Pari Match League (Ukraine)
18 Spor Toto Süper Lig (Turkey)
19 Ligue 1 (Israel)

Should be higher with clubs like Hapoel Beer-Sheva beating giants like Inter Milan

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20 Coca Cola League 2 (England)

WOW, has no one ever heard of Bradford City?!? League 2 deserve a spot here, undoubtably - Tobzz

With 40 time champions league winners Gillingham F. C. And World Club Cup winners AFC Wimbledon. - sam11855

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