Football is at the top of list with most number of fans with the world. Estimate 3.5 billion people from all over the world watch football. It is also the most played sport with more than 100 leagues in the world. Also the most paid.
Cricket as at number two in our list because of a large fan following of 2.5 billion people. It is mostly played in Asia and Australia. People loves to watch T20 format cricket because it is interesting and not so long.
We put hockey at number 3 with the fans following of 2 billion people from all over the world. It is also played in Olympics. Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa are the regions where it has large fan following.
Tennis is all about a single person. It is one of the hardest game to play. You have to be very quick. It has 1 billion fans from all over the world. The game is all about skills and calmness. It is also one of the most paid game in the world.
Basketball is at number 5 in the world and in USA it is the most popular sport. Americans are crazy about basketball. It is also famous in China. America’s NBA is the most popular basketball league of the world.Image Source
This sport has a fan following 900 million people in the world. It has registered federations more than any other sport in the world which is over 200. It is popular in every part of the world.
Table tennis also known as ping pong. It is mostly played in China, Korea and Japan. It is based on two or four players. It is also a part of Olympics. It has estimated fans of over 850 million.
Baseball has a large fan following in America and Japan. It has estimated 500 million fans in the world. It was first played in the 18th century in England. Baseball team consist of 9 players.
Golf is at number 9 in the list of 25. It is a kind of gentle game. It is watched by estimated 450 million peoples in the world belonging to different regions of the world; America, Asia, Europe and Canada.
In our list American football is at number 10 with the fan followings of 400 million. Americans are crazy about this sport. No doubt that you need power to play this game. Super Bowl is the greatest annual sport event in America.
Formula 1 is the most watched Motorsport of the world which happens from March to November. It has in 20 different countries annually with 20 grand prix. Sebastian Vettel is the highest paid Formula driver of the world.
According to reports Floyd Mayweather earned $50 million per fight in a boxing match. It mostly watch and played in Japan, Mexico, US, UK and Russia.
It has a huge interest in China, Indonesia and India as compared to European countries.
14.Mixed Martial Arts
It may not be wrong if we call this sport the world’s most dangerous. This game has no mercy. It fans following has increased since the beginning of UFC. The most watch mixed martial art.
After Formula 1, Moto GP is the most popular Motorsport. It has a strong interest in Europe and a huge sport in Indonesia.
It is in the list because of the high interest of Chinese and Indian people in it. It is a very quite and gentle game.
When we hear about this sport, the super fast Usain Bolt comes in our mind. It has major interest in Jamaica and Nigeria.
Ice Hockey is the biggest game in Canada and on no.4 in USA. In Russia it is the 2nd biggest game. Every team has 6 players.
Cycling is a famous game in France, Spain and Italy. Tour de France is the most watchable and biggest event of cycling.
Swimming is one of the biggest sport of summer Olympics. Nearly all countries of the world participate in this sport in summer Olympics.
No doubt WWE has a very large number of fan following. But it consider as an entertainment show rather than a sport.
This sport is mostly famous for gambling. It has major interest in UK and Australia.
It is one of the most watched sport in Olympics. It has high interest in Asian countries.
It is one of the most popular game of Winter Olympics. It is played on snowy mountain.
It is an Asian born game that’s why it has large number fans there who loves to play and watch this sport.