The year is quickly coming to a close, and all those year-in-review feature stories are coming out of the woodwork. So we'll spare you the traditional looks back and have a little fun. Our ranking below is still our view of this week's top 10 movers and shakers in the power centers of world soccer. But we'll reminisce on 2009 for each team in three categories: the good, the bad and the ugly (or il buono, il brutto, il cattivo for you Serie A fans). Enjoy this week's rundown and we'll check back in 2010.
Note: All rankings, records and statistics are through Dec. 23.
World Soccer Power Rankings