Sports Illustrated names Seattle Sounders-Portland Timbers match as No. 9 rivalry in world soccer

Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl has named the Seattle Sounders-Portland Timbers series as the No. 9 best rivalry in world soccer.

Don't let anyone tell you Sounders-Timbers isn't one of the great global club rivalries. These two cities live and breathe soccer, have had their clubs' battle span multiple leagues, and the antipathy is real.

The top-10 list features the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid’s El Clásico, the Old Firm between Scotland’s Celtic and Rangers and El Clásico Nacional between Mexico’s Chivas de Guadalajara and Club América.

You can view the full list here.