Thursday January 7 2016
Juventus, Napoli on IFFHS list

Juventus and Napoli placed second and third on the International Federation of Football History & Statistics’ club rankings.

The body calculates the ranking of clubs in world football by their results in a calendar year, and the Bianconeri and the Partenopei came behind Barcelona in the World rankings.

The Old Lady’s run to the Champions League final saw them come second to winners Barcelona, while the Vesuviani’s Europa League exploits brought them second place.

Fiorentina were the only other Serie A side in the top 10, coming in eighth place between Independiente and River Plate.

Lazio were ranked 17th, Roma came in 38th place while Inter were in joint 84th alongside CSKA Moscow.

In terms of players, Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was named as the world's second best goalkeeper, behind Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich.

IFFHS Club rankings

1 - Barcelona
2 - Juventus
3 - Napoli
4 - Bayern Munich
5 - Paris Saint-Germain
6 - Real Madrid
7 - Club Independiente Santa Fe
8 - Fiorentina
9 - River Plate
10 - Wolfsburg

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