The 8 of the Most Popular Sports Ever


Ryenn Snyder, Author

1. Football 

There are an estimated 4 billion fans of football around the world. It is most popular in the Americas and Europe. 

2. Cricket 

Cricket has about 2.5 billion fans around the world. This is the most popular in the United Kingdom. 

3. Field Hockey 

This has about 2 billion fans around the world. It is most popular in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia 

4. Tennis 

Tennis has around 1 billion fans. This sport originated in France, then later spread around Europe. 

5. Volleyball 

There are an estimated 900 million fans of this sport. This is most popular in Eastern Europe and North America. 

6. Table Tennis or “Ping Pong” 

Table Tennis has an estimated 875 million fans around the world. This sport originated in England. 

7. Basketball 

Basketball has an average of 825 million fans around the entire world. This sport was created in the United States. 

8. Baseball 

There are an estimated 500 million fans of Baseball around the world. This is the most popular in the United States and the Caribbean.