May 23, 2024

The Top 3 Most Popular Sports Teams From Around the World

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Professional sports have become a massive industry in almost every country around the world. Investors and businessmen often use sports teams as a way to grow their personal wealth through investing in stadiums, teams, marketing, and fanfare. In almost every country you will find popular sports teams that many people love to watch.

But some teams have become so popular that they are no longer confined to the support of the people in their own country. Some sports teams now have fans from all across the globe, spanning all of the continents. Professional players look to these global teams as a goal for the future – everyone wants to play for them. But which sports teams are in the upper echelon?

Let’s take a look at 3 of the most loved sports clubs around the world.

3. Dallas Cowboys – NFL

The NFL is arguably the most popular American sport in terms of global support. Many would argue that the National Basketball League is close to catching up and perhaps even overtaking American football, but for now the NFL still reigns supreme. There are many popular teams within the American Football pyramid, but one surely takes the top spot…

The Dallas Cowboys are not only the most popular team in American football, but they are by far also the most historically successful. Even fans in countries like Australia or those who enjoy the gambling action offered by the online pokies NZ offer would implore you to choose the Dallas Cowboys if you were going to place a sports bet, simply because of their historical success. And whether it’s playing slots or placing sports bets, consistency is always a good thing. It is estimated that the Dallas Cowboys have a global following of around 70 million people.

2. Barcelona – Soccer

Barcelona Football Club are one of the most iconic teams in European and global football. Their style has taken over the modern game and many professional players seek to one day play for Barcelona. It also helps that their top-eve scorer is the player that many football fans believe to be the greatest to ever step foot on a football pitch – Lionel Messi.

While it is true that currently, Barcelona are going through a bit of a financial crisis, their worldwide support and investment mean they will surely be back to the top of European football in no time.

1. Real Madrid – Soccer

Ironically, the first-place spot goes to the most hated domestic rival of Barcelona – Real Madrid. Real Madrid is not only the most successful footballing team of the modern and historical era, they are also the most loved and supported sporting team on the planet. They are the record holders for most ever European Championships, including a three-peat in the 2010s.

Lionel Messi’s fiercest rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, is the top scorer in Real Madrid’s history and is also currently the most followed person on Instagram. That is simply a side effect of playing for the most loved sports team in the world. If you were looking to place a sports bet, bookies would surely point you in the direction of Real Madrid.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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