Sports have become so widespread, so prevalent that it has spilled over into our way of life, much like religion or politics. But have you ever wondered which among them are the most popular? Today, we’ll talk about five of the most well-known sports that you may want to watch should you choose to travel to that part of the world.
The world’s most popular sport is football or soccer. How popular? Some sources say the sport has a fan base of 2.5 billion, while others say 5 million. Either way, football is played in more than 200 countries all over the world. Football fans are probably the world’s most hardcore, because even most mellow and polite of its enthusiasts easily go into a rage when watching a game. Some have even resorted to unruly behaviour. [Read more…]