Barcelona, and a distinction that puts it above Real MadridBarcelona gave people talk for many years. Today, it was honored with a milestone that puts him at the top of soccer's elite.
FC Barcelona is the best club of the decade (2011-2020) for the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS, in English) ahead of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, and repeats an honor already won by being previously considered the best soccer team between 2001 and 2010.
The Blaugranas were considered by the IFFHS as the best team in 2011, 2012 and 2015, and in this decade in which they won two Champions Leagues they have managed to add more points than any other club to be considered, for the second time, the best of the decade. During 2011-2020, Barcelona managed to conquer no more and no less than 22 titles, broken down as follows: 6 Leagues, 2 Champions League, 5 King's Cups, 2 Club World Cups, 2 European Super Cups and 2 Spanish Super Cups, respectively.
With a total of 2,877 points added according to the criteria of the entity, FC Barcelona has surpassed the 2,782 points of Real Madrid, second, and the 2,594.5 of Bayern Munich, third. Paris Saint Gemain is 4th, Atlético de Madrid (5th) and Juventus (6th) occupy places of honor in the ranking, while the rest of the Top-10 belong to the “English Navy”, with Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal.
The criteria taken in the ranking
- Champions, World Super Cup: 9 points for a win and 3 points for a draw.
- Previous Champions, Final phase Europa League: 4.5 points for victory and 1.5 points for draw.
- Previous and second round Europa League, First Division League, Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup and Intertoto Cup: 3 points for a victory and 1 points for a draw.