The best football leagues in the world are determined by experts and statisticians who have analyzed and compared every available factor to rank the world’s football leagues. Some of these factors are based on the quality of the league, the quality of the clubs, the number of trophies won in the league, and the popularity of the league, amongst other factors. These leagues are watched and followed by numerous fans all over the world, and people who engage in sports betting on sites like bet9ja and other online betting sites to make money. These are the top five football leagues in the world. 

Premier League

The Premier League, England’s top football league, was founded in 1992. Over the years, English clubs have shown their dominance in Europe, making the league take its place in the number one spot. The current champions of the Premier League are Manchester City, and the all-time Champions are Manchester United, who have 20 titles.


The Bundesliga, which is the top football league in Germany, was founded in 1963. The league has seen Bayern Munich FC dominate both domestically and in Europe, and is one of the top leagues in the world. The current Champions of the Bundesliga are Bayern Munich, who are also the all-time Champions with 31 titles.

La Liga

The league, which is the top Spanish football league, was created in 1929. The league has seen its best clubs; Real Madrid and Barcelona, dominate both in Europe and domestically. The current champions of La Liga are Real Madrid FC, who are also the team with the most championships with 35 titles.

Serie A

Italian league Serie A, which is the topmost football league in Italy and was founded in 1898, is also one of the best football leagues in the world. The league has seen clubs such as AC Milan, Inter Milan, and Juventus dominate both domestically and in Europe. The current Champions of Serie A is AC Milan, and the all-time Champions are Juventus FC with 36 Serie A titles. 

Ligue 1

The top football league in France was created in 1930. The Ligue has not really dominated in Europe, but they have made the list as one of the best leagues due to their quality. The current champions are Paris Saint Germain who have dominated the league in 10 of the last 11 years and are tied with Saint Etienne for most titles, with 10 each.