Most popular sports in the world

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  • Most popular sports in the World:

    People often ask a question on different sports forums - what is the most popular

    sport in the world? Well, there could be different answers to that question. But in

    general it seems football/soccer is the most popular sport in the world.

    Here is a glimpse of top 10 most popular question in the world.

    It is better here to proclaim that this list can be changed according to some related parameters. Again

    we are asking for your favor to believe the mere estimation.

    10. American Football

    Approximated number of fans: 400 million

    Regional popularity: Europe, Africa, Asia, America, Australia

    9. Basketball

    Approximated number of fans: 400 million

    Regional popularity: America

    8. Golf

    Approximated number of fans: 450 million

    Regional popularity: Europe, Asia, America, Canada

    7. Baseball

  • Approximated number of fans: 500 million

    Regional popularity: America, Japan

    6. Table Tennis

    Approximated number of fans: 850 million

    Regional popularity: Europe, Africa, Asia, America

    5. Volleyball

    Approximated number of fans: 900 million

    Regional popularity: Europe, Australia, Asia, America

    4. Tennis

    Approximated number of fans: 1 billion

    Regional popularity: Europe, Asia, America

    3. Field Hockey

    Approximated number of fans: 2 billion

    Regional popularity: Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia

    2. Cricket

    Approximated number of fans: 2.5 billion

  • Regional popularity: Asia, Australia, UK, Africa

    1. Soccer

    Approximated number of fans: 3.5 billion

    Regional popularity: Europe, Africa, Asia, America

    List of top 10 most popular sports in the world:

    rank Sport Estimated Fans Regional Popularity

    1 Soccer / Association Football 3.5 Billion Europe, Africa, Asia, America.

    2 Cricket 2.5 Billion Asia, Australia, UK.

    3 Field Hockey 2 Billion Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia.

    4 Tennis 1 Billion Europe, Asia, America.

    5 Volleyball 900 Million Europe, Australia, Asia, America.

    6 Table Tennis 850 Million Europe, Africa, Asia, America.

    7 Baseball 500 Million America, Japan.

    8 Golf 450 Million Europe, Asia, America, Canada.

    9 Basketball 400 Million

    10 American Football 400 Million Europe, Africa, Asia, America, Australia.

    Most popular sport undoubtedly differs from country to country. Like, there are so many more other

    sports popular most in so many more other countries, not football. We can also find out that statistics

    too, for specific sports for specific country. But thats another deal.