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The countries with the most players in the elite clubs of world football

The European season start is a good time to review the different world soccer elite teams and find out what are the countries with the highest repr


The European season start is a good time to review the different world soccer elite teams and find out what are the countries with the highest representation in those clubs. For this article, the 10 clubs that lead the UEFA ranking were taken: Bayern Munich, Liverpool, Manchester City, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Barcelona, ​​PSG, Juventus, Atlético de Madrid and Manchester United.

Next, the numbers by nationality when analyzing the 302 players who are part of those ten teamscounting only those players who have already made their debut in the top flight.

The countries with the most players in the elite of world football

The country with the highest representation is England, with 46 playersfollowed by Spain, with 41. Although of course, both have the advantage that seven out of ten equipment of the mentioned Top 10 of the UEFA ranking are precisely of those leagues: four from the Premier League and three from La Liga.

Behind them appears France, with 37 players, despite having only one team in the elite (PSG). fourth figure Brazil, with 24 representatives which make it the country with the most players outside of the European powers. Germany Complete the top five places with 18 players.

Behind are Italy with 17, Portugal with 14while Argentina and the Netherlands (11 each) are the others that appear in double digits.

Senegal (6) Leads among African countries and USA (3) among those from Concacaf, while there are a single Asian representative: Iraq, hand in hand with the young Zidane Iqbal, who has already played a Champions League match with Manchester United. Oceania has no players.

Among the 32 selected World Cup players, those who do not have players in the elite are Qatar, Ecuador, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Australia, Japan and South Korea.

Country Players England 46
Spain 41
France 37
Brazil 24
Germany 18
Italy 17
Portuguese 14
Argentinian 11
Netherlands 11
Croatia 8
Belgium 6
Senegalese 6
Uruguay 5
Colombia 4
Morocco 4
Scotland 4
Ivory Coast 3
Denmark 3
Serbian 3
United States 3
Austrian 2
Cameroon 2
guinea 2
Poland 2
Sweden 2
wales 2
Albanian 1
Algeria 1
bosnian 1
Burkina Faso 1
Central African Rep. 1
Canada 1
Costa Rican 1
Czech Republic 1
Dominican Rep. 1
Egypt 1
Gabon 1
ghanaian 1
Greece 1
Ireland 1
Iraq 1
Montenegrin 1
Mozambican 1
Norway 1
Slovenia 1
Switzerland 1
Tunisia 1
Ukraine 1