Ranking the World’s 10 Best Football Tournaments

The world of football glitters with an enormous variety of prizes.

Aside from the huge array of domestic leagues, there are some extraordinary cup competitions taking place, each with a unique claim to fame. Across the globe, domestic cup competitions vie with international tournaments for superiority.

Over the next 10 slides we run through the greatest knockout tournaments in world football, assessing each tournament on its global reputation and sporting challenge.

10. Copa del Rey

9. Confederations Cup

8. FA Cup

7. Africa Cup of Nations

6. UEFA Europa League

5. Copa Libertadores

4. Copa America

3. UEFA European Championship

2. UEFA Champions League

1. FIFA World Cup