Top 10 Most Popularly Played Sports in The World (part 2)

Football

Football dominates the sports world in almost all European countries such as the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, and many others. In South America, football not only is a sport but also represents dreams and joy for children. In India, the game is played regularly and enjoyed by a lot of school and college students. According to leading sports journals, football is played by around 250 million people in more than 200 countries. In terms of football competition, the FIFA World Cup is the most watched sports event in the world.

Tennis

Tennis is played by around 60 million male and female people all over the world. The doubles version of tennis is also very favorite around the world. Tennis is played in all countries in Europe, North America, Australasia, Asia, and Latin. The four Grand Slam tournaments include the U.S. Open, the Championships Wimbledon, the Australian Open, and the French Open. These tournaments are most watched tennis events across the world.

Field Hockey

Field hockey means the hockey played on the field. Having earned its name to differentiate it from the Ice Hockey, Field hockey has become very popular in many countries around the world, especially in Europe, New Zealand, Asia, Australia, Argentina, and South Africa. Field hockey is also played in many colleges and schools, offering a lifetime of both sporting and social chances for players, administrators, and officials. It is estimated that the game is played by more than a million people all around the world.

Badminton

Badminton is another sport that is played most across the world. It can be played in singles, doubles, or mixed doubles versions. Research shows that badminton is regularly played by around 220 million people around the globe and is extremely popular in Asia, the continent that produces many of the top players. For those who find it difficult to hit the courts, street badminton is a perfect option.