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The Ten Most Successful Soccer Nations

1) Brazil
Current FIFA Ranking: 5
Hardware: 5 World Cups (11 semifinal appearances), 4 Confederations Cups, 8 Copa Americas
Top Club League: Brasileirão
2) Germany
Current FIFA Ranking: 1
Hardware: 4 World Cups (13 semifinal appearances), 3 Euro Cups, 1 Olympic gold medal (East Germany)
Top Club League: Bundesliga
3)  Italy
Current FIFA Ranking: 13
Hardware: 4 World Cups (8 semifinal appearances), 1 Euro Cup, 1 Olympic gold medal
Top Club League: Serie A
4)  Argentina
Current FIFA Ranking: 3
Hardware: 2 World Cups (5 semifinal appearances), 1 Confederations Cup, 14 Copa Americas, 2 Olympic gold medals
Top Club League: Argentine Primera División
5)  Spain
Current FIFA Ranking: 10
Hardware: 1 World Cup (2 semifinal appearances), 3 Euro Cups, 1 Olympic gold medal
Top Club League: La Liga
Greatest Players: Xavi, Andres IniestaEmilio ButraguenoTelmo ZarraLuis SuárezAmancioLászló KubalaFrancisco Gento, Iker Casillas, Ricardo ZamoraDavid Villa, Carlos Puyol
6)  France
Current FIFA Ranking: 9
Hardware: 1 World Cup (5 semifinal appearances), 2 Confederations Cups, 2 Euro Cups, 1 Olympic gold medal
Top Club League: Ligue 1
7) England
Current FIFA Ranking: 15
Hardware: 1 World Cup (2 semifinal appearances), 3 Olympic gold medals
Top Club League: Premier League
8)  Uruguay
Current FIFA Ranking: 8
Hardware: 2 World Cups (5 semifinal appearances), 15 Copa Americas, 2 Olympic gold medals
Top Club League: Primera División Uruguaya
9)  Netherlands
Current FIFA Ranking: 6
Hardware: 1 Euro Cup, 5 World Cup semifinal appearances
Top Club League: Eredivisie
Greatest Players: Johan Cruyff, Marco van BastenRuud Gullit, Ronald Koeman, Dennis Bergkamp, Johan Neeskens, Ruud Krol, Arie Haan, Frank Rijkaard, Johnny Rep, Arjen Robben, Robin Van Persie, Frank de Boer, Wesley Sneijder
10)  Portugal
Current FIFA Ranking: 7
Hardware: 2 World Cup semifinal appearances, 2004 Euro Cup runner-up
Top Club League: Primiera Liga
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-3 # 2011-07-28 18:38
Suarez is from Uraguay, not from Spain
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+2 # 2011-07-28 18:57
not the same luis suarez
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+4 # 2011-07-28 18:57
Different Luis Suarez. I'm referring to the Spanish great of the fifties and sixties. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luis_Suárez_Miramontes
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+2 # Sam 2015-04-25 08:44
you have to change in the German team logo. they have 4 stars
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0 # Alex 2016-11-16 14:31
How Uruguay can be below England, Spain and France??? Historically speaking, this ranking is a total lie.
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