Top 10 Most Popular Sports Played in the world.

Sports are always entertaining. It takes in the effort and the passion. There are many games and sports played world-wide and of which there are a few which are loved by everyone, irrespective of age and generation. With the evolving time, the choice of players for playing games changes continuously but there are games which are hot favorite of all time and the list has been made keep this is mind only. Here are the list of most popular sports of all time.

10.) Golf

Golf is ranked 10th in the list. It is the toughest competition of games played by high class people. It has given a tough challenges to games by American Football and Ice Hockey. Regarding the world wide fan following, it has grabbed a spot in the world’s popular games. It is not a tea for poor too have, but a very costly drama of riches. πŸ˜› πŸ˜› . Tiger woods is one of the best player of the game.

 

9.) Rugby

A game from the land of Englishmen, England. It is the most fascinated discover of playing style. It is very popular in Europe and Australian continent. It has more than 200 million observers throughout the world. It is ranked number 9th the most popular games of all time.

 

8.) Table Tennis

A game of peace and quietness with a lot of dedication and patience put in to it, is Table Tennis. It is again an English Invention. It is the second most popular sport in China also known as Ping-Pong Game. It should be ranked much well but due to limited availability of audiences, the game is ranked at number 8th in the list. It is favorite game in Korea, UK, and some of the European Countries.

 

7.) Volleyball

It is one of the popular game in USA and played with great passion. It is professionally played in more than 100 countries throughout the world.Β  The game may not have audiences in few countries but will be hot favorite of all time. Taking account of people involved in it, it should have been in top 5 but the games after all, the choice differs. It has worldwide fan following of more than 250+ millions.

 

6.) Basketball

Highly popular in developed nations of world, a highly physical oriented game played chiefly in USA along with 4 main other countries. It is also gaining momentum in China, along with Table Tennis. With a fan following of almost 300 million, the game is at number 6 in the list.

It is a very trendy and with aspect of money a very rich man sports. NBA is one of the event of Basketball. Michael Jordon is the best known and renowned Basketball player.

 

5.) Baseball

The class of the most famous and richest game style of β€œBat n Ball” is baseball. It is played in nine countries like Japan, Korea, Cuba, and Taiwan. The total population playing Baseball is more than almost 600 million worldwide. It has an audience fan following of 240 million making it the 5th most popular game of all time.

 

4.) Field Hockey

The national sport of India and Pakistan, the new hockey format is invented by England. In fact most of the popular games of all time has its roots of origin in England. They are considered to be true lord of games. Indians were the dominant team once in Hockey but with time the supremacy is challenged by many teams and in present world the best team is of Australia, Argentina. It has a total input of players and viewers of more than 1.6 billion. Major Dhyaan chand was the magician of the game and the best in the game. He was truly the legendary Hockey player.

 

3.) Tennis

It is considered as the queen of the sports. It is the hot favorite of many ones. It may not be popular all throughout but with the total population involved in it makes it the 3rd most popular game of all time. It has total players and viewers altogether about 2 billion. Grand Slam, Rolla Grand, Australian Open, Wimbledon are some famous events of Tennis. Some of present famous players of Tennis are Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Rafael Nadal and many more.

 

2.) Cricket

This is a sort of gentlemen game. It was invented by England with its origin in Indian version of game (Gulli Danda). The game is played with 11 players in each teams against each other. Game requirements are bat, ball, wickets and game starts. πŸ˜‰ . It is played as a professional game in more than 25 countries. One of the best form of game, it has more than cricketing population of about 1.63 billion and billions of fan following. This makes it undoubtedly the second best game of all time. The living legend for the game is Indian Cricketing Maestro “Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar”. It is one of the richest form of sports.

 

1.) Soccer / Football

Undoubtedly the best and the most popular game of all time is Soccer. With more than 5 billion players involved in game only and more than a billion spectator, the game is the favorite of all generations. It is your choice to call is Football of Soccer. It is the passion of many young players. The famous event is Football World Cup and the game is presided with the rules by FIFA. Some of the best players of the game are Pele, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messy, Kaka, Ronaldinho, and Rivaldo. The game is popular among African, American and European continents.

     

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