Italian Serie A was considered the best league in the world in 2020 by International Federation of Football for History and Statistics (IFFHS).
Last time Italian top league won this award was 14 years ago.
Between 1991 and 2006, Italy dominated the world’s leagues (10 awards) before English Premier League and Spanish La Liga took the hand over the IFFHS ranking.
With three clubs in the world’s Top 7 Best Clubs in the World 2020, the Italian Serie A takes the first place to English Premier League, second last year. Brazilian Serie A is again the best in South America and keeps also his third place in the world since four consecutive years.
Spanish LaLiga, considered the best football league between 2010 and 2018, lost again a place to finish at the 4th rank, just before the German Bundesliga, winning five places (number 10 in 2019).
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Portugal’s Primeira Liga (place 6 in 2019) keeps his position like the French Ligue 1, 7th since 2018.
Paraguayan Primera División makes a superb jump to place 8 in 2020. Argentinian Primera Division and Ecuadorian Serie A complete the top-10, with Ecuador entering in the top-10 for the first time.
With 13 leagues, European leagues keep its dominance in football, while South America is represented with 5 leagues. There are 1 league from Africa in the top-20 (Egypt) and another from Asia (South Korea).
Top 20 Best Football Leagues in the World 2020
1. Italian Serie A 1026 points
2. English Premier League 1003 points
3. Brazilian Serie A 964 points
4. Spanish LaLiga 954 points
5. Bundesliga 864 points
6. Portuguese Primeira Liga721 points
7. French Ligue 1 661 points
8. Paraguayan Primera División 610,5 points
9. Argentinian Primera División 603 points
10. Ecuadorian Serie A 579,5 points
11. Scottish Premier League 575 points
12. Super League Greece 574,5 points
13. Israeli Ligat Ha’al 554 points
14. Colombian Categoría Primera A 552 points
15. Egyptian Premier League 534 points
16. Serbian SuperLiga 529,5 points
17. Austrian Bundesliga 526 points
18. Dutch Eredivisie 499 points
19. Croatian MAXtv Prva Liga 492,5 points
20. Korean K-League 490,5 points