1 FootballFootball popularly known as Soccer is undoubtedly one of the most popular sport in the world with having 3.5 Billion fan base. Football is popular in Europe, Brazil, Agrentina, Asia, Africa and in American countries. FIFA World Cup is the most iconic event of this sport. Stats show that a total of 770 million viewers tuned in to watch the final of 2014 world cup.
2With a following of almost 2.5 billion fans around the globe, Cricket is probably the second popular sport in the world. This bat and ball game played between two teams of 11 players on a field has three different formats i.e. Test, ODIs and T20. Cricket is very popular in South Africa,England,Australia,New Zealand, Carribean and in the southern Asia Countries. ICC (International Cricket Council) is the highest governing body of Cricket.