The Most Popular Spectator Sports Worldwide

Have you ever wondered about the most popular sports worldwide? Precise data on the most popular spectator sport in every single country across the world is very difficult to come by but one user on Reddit made an interesting map with a global breakdown. Soccer is dominant almost everywhere with India, Pakisan and Bangladesh a cricket stronghold. In North America, the U.S. loves American football while their Canadian neighbors are big ice-hockey fans.

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Statistics and facts on Soccer

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Soccer – or football – is probably the most popular and prevalent sport in the world. Originating in Britain in the second half of the 19th century and spreading to continental Europe thereafter, football it is now played in all parts of world.