Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World – There are so many popular football clubs that we often hear. Commonly, they are from European countries such as England, Spain, Italy, and Germany. So, it will be very interesting to know the top 10 most popular football clubs in the world. The following lists are taken by considering some factors such as followers of social media, TV viewership, shirt sales, and sponsorship deal.
Popular Football Clubs in the World:
1. Manchester United
It is not shocking that Manchester United is the most popular club in the world. They have 75 millions of social media followers that include 68 million on Facebook and 7 million on Twitter. They also have 52% of Premier Leagues’ TV audience. For the shirt sales, they hold up to about 1.6 million per year. In relation to the sponsorship, they have a kit deal with Adidas for 75 million pounds sterling in a year.
2. Real Madrid
Real Madrid is in the second position of the top 10 most famous football clubs in the world with 100 million followers of social media and 1 million shirt sales per year. Besides, they also dominate TV viewers with Barcelona in Spain and have Adidas 34 million pounds sterling deal as well as the Fly Emirates 20 million pounds sterling deal per year.
At the third position, there is Barcelona with 100 million followers of social media, 121,500 shirt sales per year, and Nike 28 pounds sterling deal per year. Besides, they also have an independent TV.
The 4th position of the top 10 most popular football clubs in the world in Chelsea. They have 500 million social media followers, 900 thousand shirt sales per year and Adidas 30 million pounds sterling deal as well as 40 million pounds sterling deal with Yokohama Tyres.
Arsenal is at the 5th position with 41.5 million social media followers, 29 million TV viewers per season, 850 thousand shirt sales per year and 30 million per year sponsorship deal with Puma as well as 30 million per year with FlyEmirates.
The 6th position of the top ten most popular football clubs in the world is Liverpool with 35.6 million social media followers.
7. FC Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich is in the 7th position because they have 40 million of Facebook and Twitter followers.
8. AC Milan
According to the top ten most famous football clubs in the world, AC Milan is in the 8th position even though they did not have good performance recently.
At the 9th position, there is Juventus. They become the main strength of the Italian club. Their fans do not only from old people and adults but also teenagers as well as kids. Their fans are not only from Italian people but also other countries that include from Europe, America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
10. Paris Saint-Germain
PSG is the most popular club in French. Their popularity was increased recently since a few years ago. Anyway, they belong to the top 10 most popular football clubs in the world.