sports

Most Popular Sports Worldwide

Rank Sport Number of Fans in the Sport
1 Football (Soccer) 3,500,000,000
2 Cricket 3,000,000,000
3 Basketball 2,750,000,000
4 Field-Hockey 2,200,000,000
5 Tennis 1,000,000,000
6 Volleyball 900,000,000
7 Table Tennis 900,000,000
8 Baseball 500,000,000
9 American Football 410,000,000
10 Rugby 400,000,000
11 Golf 390,000,000

Statistics on the most popular sports

Statistic Verification
Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute
Research Date: March 23rd, 2015

Questions: What is the most popular sport in the world? Which sport has the most number of fans?