Soccer Popular Sport

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Why is soccer not perceived as one of the best sports in the United States? The United States was founded by the british. The most popular sport in great britain is soccer, but in the United States soccer is not the most popular sport. Soccer is viewed as a sport that isn’t very popular. Worldwide though there are 4 billion people who play the sport of football/soccer. Worldwide soccer is called football except in the United States where it is called soccer. The most popular sports in the united States are hockey, basketball, baseball and american football. Soccer isn’t even in the top five of most popular sports in the United States. People in the United States perceive soccer as a unpopular sport, but in reality, soccer is the most…show more content…
Another thing that proves that soccer is definitely the most popular sport worldwide is because of how many people play it and watch it. According to most popular sports worldwide it says “with over 4 billion followers of football, it is by far the most popular sport in the world. Considering all of our criteria factors football top most of them we have discussed major factors which makes football’s popularity unmatched.” It also states “Football’s dominance over the globe is so obvious that it really shouldn’t be a surprise for anyone to see football’s name at the top of the list. The Beautiful Game, as they call it, has fans in as east as Japan and as West as America but nowhere on earth is this game more popular than in Europe. For most European nations, it’s not just a game rather it’s a way of life. FIFA World Cup is the most iconic event of this sport which is not only the most watched team event but also one of the highest paying competitions in the whole sports world.” These quotes from the article prove that worldwide people take soccer/football very realistic causing it to be the most popular sport worldwide. While in the United States the most popular sport is American Football. Our immigrants came from Britain but somehow we still don’t share the same interests. Many things are way different such as sports. Another thing is that the top most paid athletes are soccer players. According to forbes athletes list 2 out of the top 3 of most paid athletes
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