When it comes to judge the popularity of the sports being played in the world. Some times it gets really hard to gauge that which is the most popular sports in the world as there are more than 7 billion people in the world and each and every single person has their own taste of game and liking. So there is really a very much diverse liking for all the sports in the world. Be it a football, tennis or cricket or whatever, each of the game has been dominating their own field and grabbing the attraction of their audience. But the most important parameter is to evaluate their prominence in gaming and their viewership. The more the fans watching the specific game the more popular the game is to be. Especially the countries like Spain, Australia and India are more popular for hosting these Sports event which are watched all over the world with excitement and people love sports.So here we will discuss the Best and Most Popular Sports in the World who have millions of fans all over the world.
Golf is one of the most popular sport in the world. With over more than 600 Million viewers it has been able to make a good place in all the sports being played officially. Golf is also known as the game of the wealthiest all over the world, as it is the longest and the most expensive all of the sports. As large area of golf grounds are needed so you can imagine the cost yourself. Tiger Woods has been the highest paid Golfer.
Rugby has been becoming the immensely popular game in the world from the last two decades with over more than 200 Million spectators. Rugby is one of the most played and watched game in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia and Argentina. Rugby League and Rugby Union are two formats which are in this sports.Rugby was actually invented in Britain(England).
8. Table Tennis
Table Tennis is another interesting and popular game in the world. It is also one of the most fastest in the world. Table Tennis is really famous among the youth and has more than 300 Million Views which has made this Table tennis stands out in the list of the most popular games in the world. Table tennis is a sport which was invented in USA actually and is the second most popular game in China.
Hockey is the National game of Pakistan and second most popular and renowned sport in the sub continent region. It has gradually came up to be the so much popular among people worldwide. This game has grabbed billions of fans in the world.Some of the interesting hockey formats are ice hockey, field hockey and air hockey.
Basketball is the 5th most popular game in the world and it is highly popular and eminent in teenagers in America and other countries too.With over 500 Million Fans and viewers it has accomplished its image and is great game to play. I myself am one of the fan of basketball and have been playing it from my childhood. NBA is the most splendid affair for basketball players.
Base Ball is another a great activity for leisure time for American people. Apart from its popularity in United States, it is also prevalent in Japan and Taiwan. With over 600 Million population of the viewers all over the world and huge spectators of the sport is in almost 11 countries. Base ball players are among the plushest sportsmen in the world.
4. Volley Ball
Volley Ball has approximately 900 Million fans in the world making its 4th most popular game in the world. The main originated countries for this sport is Europe, Australia, Asia and America. More than 100 countries participate in competitions held among the teams. Volleyball are mostly played on beaches just to enhance the pleasure of the game.
Tennis has more than 1 Billion Spectators across the globe and it is rightfully the third most popular game played in fields. The most popular spots for playing Tennis are Wimbledon, Australian open and US open. There are annual tournaments in all of these places and is loved by people. Rafael Nadal, Mahesh Bhupati and William Sisters are the most famous and talented tennis players.
Cricket is not played in a lot of countries but still it is one of the most popular game which has over 3 Billion viewers in the world. It has a crazy huge fan base in Pakistan, England, India and Australia. The different formats of Cricket has added more enjoyment and attraction in the game. The sport is one of the most interesting form of sport in the world especially the T-20 game style of Cricket.
Football tops the list of the most popular sport in the world as it has over 4 Billion Fans worldwide.It is undoubtedly the best and Number 1 best game and the most popular sport too. The popularity of this sports needs no explanations as it is such a great game which easily attracts people towards it. Barclay’s and Spanish leagues are among the most famous in this marvelous game. The FIFA world cup is held after every four years and it is the splendid event for all the soccer fans and also for other people too.