The Most Popular Sports In The World

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Sports are even more popular with people who do not necessarily participate in them, but love being spectators.

In times of war, sports was responsible for bringing joy to the sad faces in the affected regions.

Undoubtedly, sports has received a lot of attention from all generations.

While sports like baseball, basketball, and tennis have long maintained a large degree of popularity both inside and outside the United States, three sports in particular – soccer, cricket and football – have increased global viewership exponentially.

Below Is A List Of Most Popular Sports In The World And Its related Fan Base.

Golf – Over 450 Million Fans (Very popular in Western Europe, East Asia, and North America)

Rugby – Over 475 Million Fans (Very popular in UK and Commonwealth – Australia and New Zealand)

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Baseball – Over 500 Million Fans ( Very popular in United States, Caribbean, and Japan)

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Basketball – Over 825 Million Fans (Very popular Globally)

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Table Tennis – Over 875 Million Fans (Very popular Globally)


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Volleyball – Over 900 Million Fans (Very popular Western Europe and North America)

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Tennis – Over 1 Billion Fans (Very Popular Globally)

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Hockey(Ice and Field Hockey) – Over 2 Billion Fans (Very popular Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, and Australia)

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Cricket – Over 2.5 Billion Fans (Very popular in UK and Commonwealth – Australia India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan New Zealand)

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Association Football (Soccer) – Over 4 Billion Fans(Very popular Globally)

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