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Most popular sports around the world

*Most Popular Sports Around The World*

All types of sports are popular globally, but what sports can we call the foremost popular within the world? a number of the answers must be made surprise you.

It's no surprise that football, or what Americans call "soccer" is that the world's hottest sport to play and to observe . An estimated 4.2 billion people either watch or play football. the planet Cup is that the global championship of the game and this tournament is played every four years. the planet Cup itself is one among the very best rated sports on television, with many countries tuning in en bloc to observe their country's team play. Football is popular altogether of the united kingdom , Europe, Asia also as South America. However, with numerous other sports being popular, the Unites States still lags behind in their interest in "soccer".

Next, we've cricket. This sport which consists of a bat and a ball, has been around for many years and originated in England. the game is popular within the UK, Australia, New Zealand, some African countries, some Caribbean countries and it's the foremost popular sport within the countries of India and Pakistan. An estimated 3.5 billion people watch or play cricket annually .

The next hottest sport may be a sure surprise, which is hockey , with an estimated 2.3 billion players or watchers, mostly in Asian countries, European countries, Australia and around Africa. This sport tends to be played in high schools within the us , usually by girls only.

Coming up next is tennis. Not so surprising, but there are an estimated 1.5 billion players and watchers of tennis round the world. Tennis tends to be popular in richer countries, including the us , Asian countries, Australia and Europe. the primary is that the Australian Open, then the French Open, Wimbledon then the US Open in late August. The slam tournaments tend to urge the foremost attention during the tennis season.

Next we've volleyball. yet one more surprise, with an estimated 950 million viewers or players round the world. Volleyball is popular within the us , where the game originated, also as in Brazil, everywhere Europe, Russia, China and Japan. Volleyball may be a popular highschool sport in many countries thanks to it's team centered play and lack of specialised equipment requirements.

Also popular is Ping-Pong , otherwise referred to as Ping Pong. this is often another surprisingly popular sport round the world, with an estimated 900 million watchers or players. Ping-Pong originated in England as an after dinner activity for Victorians within the late 19th century. Ping-Pong as a competitive sport is popular in many countries but is particularly popular in China, Korea and Singapore.

Written by :Malik Sadique Hussain Khatri.

Twitter Handle (@im_shkhatri)

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