Top 10 Most Popular Sports In The World

10. Golf


In developed countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, South Africa, and Korea, golf offers the best professional prospects. Gold is the eighth most popular sport in the world, with 450 million enthusiasts all around the world.

09. Baseball


Baseball is the world's 9th most popular sport, with over 480 million fans. Baseball is a popular sport today not only in the United States, but also in East Asia and Latin America. Both Japan and the United States boast the world's most prestigious leagues, the Nippon League and Major League Baseball, respectively.

08. ICE Hockey

ICE Hockey

It has a fan base of over 500 million people, making it one of the most popular and watched sports on the planet. Hockey is more popular in Canada, the United States, and Russia. As a result, ice hockey has become one of the most popular American sports in recent years.

07. Rugby


Rugby is the world's seventh most popular sport, with 500 million fans worldwide. The sport began in England and is today most popular in the United Kingdom, as well as other Commonwealth nations such as Australia and New Zealand.

06. Volleyball


Volleyball is the most popular sport in the world, despite being a simple game. In 1964, it was first used at the Olympic Games. Volleyball has 900 million global fans and over 200 registered national federations.

05. Boxing


Boxing is the fifth most popular sport in the world and has more than 900 million fans worldwide. Another popular and powerful factor in boxing that made it popular is the player's personal wealth and wealth. 

04. Tennis


Tennis is the fourth most popular sport in the world and has 1 billion fans from all over the world. Tennis improves  cognitive and psychomotor skills for hitting devices for extended periods of time. There are more than 50 professional tennis leagues around the world and many mega events are held. 

03. Cricket


Cricket has a fan base of 2.5 billion. This game is most popular in England and some former British colonies, especially India, Pakistan and Australia. Many people in these areas play cricket, see and enjoy themselves. 

02. Basketball


Basketball is one of the most popular sports today. The United States is known as the home of basketball, and with  400 million fans, basketball is the ninth largest sport in the world. 

01. Soccer


With more than 4.1 billion fans worldwide, football is considered the hottest sport in the world. At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, more than 7.7 million fans visited Russia to watch the game. This huge number is more than any other Sports World Cup event.