Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World : Football is one among the most famous games in the world, and the game has gained a large number of fans throughout the world. There are many crazy fans who love football clubs and we could find many football clubs which has received worldwide attention due to its features. Here is a list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World.
10. FC Porto
FC Porto stands one of the most popular football clubs in the world. It is a Portuguese sports club based in Porto, and it is one of the big teams in Portugal. The club was established on 28 September 1893, and the club is the best know for the professional football team playing in the Primeira Liga, the top flight of Portuguese football. The club has gained many awards including 27 Primeira Liga, 16 Portuguese Cup, a record 20 Portuguese Supercup, four battle off Portugal, 30 Porto Championship, 14 Porto Honour Cup. FC Porto also received 2 European Cup/UEFA Champions League, 2 Intercontinental Cup, 2 UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League and 1 European Super Cup in international matches. The club includes many famous players such as Deco, Paulo Ferreira, Carvalho, Bosingwa, Falcao, Diego and Raul Meireles.
9. Manchester City Football Club
Manchester City Football Club also comes in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World. The club was founded in the year 1880 as St.Mark’s, and then it became Ardwick Association Football Club in the year 1887. Then it became Manchester City in the year 1894. The club was active in 1960 sand 1970s and has gained many recognitions including League Championship, FA Cup, League Cup and European Cup Winners’ Cup under the management team of Joe Mercer and Malcolm Allison. The club has gained worldwide attention because of its stunning performances. The club has received the first trophy in the year 1904.
Chelsea is also one in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World. It is an English Professional Football club based in London, and the club was founded in the year 1905. Chelsea has won the league championship in the year 1955, and the club was active in 1965 and 1996. Chelsea participated in many cup competitions, and the club won 21 trophies from 1997. The club has received many recognitions including national league titles, seven FA Cups, five League Cups and four FA Community Shields, one UEFA Champions League, two UEFA Cup Winners’ Cups, one UEFA Europa League and one UEFA Super Cup. Chelsea is also famous for having two best strikers in the world, Drogba and Torres. Chelsea holds eight positions on the list.
7. Atlético Madrid
Atlético Madrid is one among the most popular football clubs in the world. It is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid. Atlético Madrid is one among the three successful football clubs in Spain. The club has won La Liga on ten occasions, including a league and cup double in 1996. In the year 1962, the club won the European Cup Winners’ Cup and the club also gained the Europa League in 2010 and 2012, won the UEFA Super Cup in 2010 and 2012, as well as the 1974 Intercontinental Cup. The club also won the Copa del Rey ten times, Supercopas de España two times and Copa Eva Duarte one time. The club has gained wide recognition and also won Intertoto Cup in the 2007 and 1974 Intercontinental Cup.
6. Manchester United
Manchester United also one in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World. It is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England that plays in the premier league. The club was started as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in the year 1878 and later the name changed to Manchester United in 1902. The club has won a record 20 league titles, a joint-record 12 FA Cups, four League Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields. The club became the first football club to achieve the treble of the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League. Manchester United has gained many trophies including three European Cups, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup.
5. Paris Saint- Germain FC
Paris Saint- Germain FC also one among the most popular football clubs in the world. It is a French professional association football club based in Paris, and the club was established in the year 1970 by the merger of Stade Saint-Germain and Paris FC. It has gained a record of 31 titles and the most successful club in French Football is Paris Saint-Germain FC. The club referred as PSG, the short form of Paris Saint- Germain FC. The club has won the Ligue 1 title on five occasions. Paris Saint- Germain FC one of two French clubs to achieve a major European club competition. PSG has won many trophies and cups including, a record ten Coupes de France, a record six Coupes de la Ligue, six Trophées des Champions and one Ligue 2 title. The club has received attention from all over the world due to its outstanding performances.
Juventus also one in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World. Juventus is a professional Italian association football club based in Turin, Piedmont and the club was formed in the year 1897 as Sport-Club Juventus by a group of young Torinese students. The club has won thirty Serie A, nine Coppa Italia, six Supercoppa Italiana on domestical matches. The club also gained the Intercontinental Cup, two times.The famous players Platini and Piero Hail belong this club. Juventus also won two European Champions’ Cup / UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, three UEFA Cup, one UEFA Intertoto Cup, two UEFA Super Cup.
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3. Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich also one in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World. Bayern Munich is a German sports club based in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.The club is famous for its professional football team, which plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system. The main thing is that this is the successful club in German football history. The club has won a record of 26 national titles and 18 national cups. Bayern Munich was formed in the year 1900 by eleven football players led by Franz John. The club won its first national championship in 1932. This club has numerous fans, and it has gained many titles since it starts. The club owns a record of winning twenty-four German Champions, seventeen DFB-Pokal, six DFB-Ligapokaland four DFL-Supercup. During 1996, the club won one UEFA Europa League and had won UEFA Super Cup in the year 2013. The players like Robben, Schweinsteiger, Lahm, Gomez, Ribery and Müller have belonged this club.
2. FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona is one of the popular football clubs in the world. It is a professional football club, based in Barcelona, Spain. The club was formed in the year 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalan footballers. The club led by Joan Gamper and the club become the symbol of Catalan culture and Catalanism. The club has many fans, and the club has earned many titles from its starts. FC Barcelona holds the second position in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World, and it is the second most successful football club in the world. This richest football club earned $3.56 billion. Barcelona has won twenty-two La Liga titles, twenty-six Copa Del Rey, two Copa de la Liga and eleven Spanish Super Cup in domestic matches and the international matches the club has one our European Cup/Champions League, four UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, four UEFA Super Cup, two Club World Cup. FC Barcelona is the most successful club in FIFA club world cup, and the main feature is that the famous player Messi belongs this club.
1. Real Madrid
Real Madrid also one among the most popular football clubs in the world. It is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain. The club was founded in the year 1902 as Madrid football club. Real Madrid has numerous fans, and it has gained attention from all over the world. This club is the most valuable sports team in the world; its net worth is said to be €3.24 billion ($3.65 billion), and it is the highest earning football club in the world. The club holds the first position in the list of Top 10 Most Popular Football Clubs in the World. The club has won a record thirty-two La Ligas title, nineteen Copa del Rey, nine Supercopas de España, one Copa Eva Duarte and one Copa de la Liga.The famous players like Ronaldo. Kaka, Bale, James are coming in this club. The club has won a record ten Champions League titles, three Intercontinental Cups, two UEFA Cups, two UEFA Super Cups and one Club World Cup in the international matches.