Popular Football Clubs In The World

Football has always been the sport of the masses. It has large following and it will continue to grow larger. There are many football clubs and many of us may have a favourite club that we closely follow. Here is the list of the most popular clubs in the world.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid is a Spanish football club that was founded on the 6th of March 1904. Currently it is the highest earning football club in the world with an estimated net worth of $3.7 billion. Real Madrid is also the most popular club in the world when taking into account their Facebook and Twitter following which is higher than any other club. Popular Real Madrid players include Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema. Due to their large fan base tickets to the matches should be booked much earlier.

Manchester City

Manchester City is an English football club founded on the 16th of April 1894. The period from late 1960s and early 1970s were considered to be a successful period when they won the FA Cup, League Cup, European Cup winners’ cup and the League Championship. They are currently the sixth most valuable football club in the world. Their most popular players include David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure. Manchester city football tickets similar to Real Madrid’s should be bought early to avoid high prices and being sold out.

Juventus F.C

Juventus is a 119 year old football club that was founded on the 1st of November 1897. Its fan base is larger than any Italian football club and is the most successful and awarded Italian club in the world. The Club has had a significant impact on the Italian society. It was recognised as the best club in Italy and the second best in Europe of the 20th century. Popular Juventus players include Gianluigi Buffon, Paul Pogba and Alvaro Morata. Juventus tickets should be purchases as stated in other clubs.


Barcelona was founded on the 29th of November 1899. They are the second most valuable team in the world, worth $3.56 billion. Their biggest rivalry is with Real Madrid and the matches between the two teams are known as El Clasico. Barcelona has one of the largest social media following. The most popular players from Barcelona are Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar and Xavi Hernandez. Similar to Real Madrid, ticket purchases should be done earlier. Another important thing to note for all the above clubs is that tickets would only be hard to obtain for important matches but it is quite easy to obtain tickets for friendly and qualification matches.

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