Most Played Sports in the World
Everyone like to play sports, some people use sports as a profession and rest of the people play sports just to pass their time. Today our topic will be Most Played Sports in the World. Soccer and cricket are that two games which are much popular among the people and are played in almost every country.
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So, let’s talk about the most played sports in the world.
No doubt on this one, soccer is the only game which is most popular and most played sport in the world. People have been playing this sport in Europe, Africa, Asia and America or I should say the whole world is crazy for this game (I don’t like this game personally). According to an estimate, it has 3.5 billion fans among the whole world. People like soccer because its rules and regulations are easy to understand (not for me) and can change at any moment of the time. So in short, soccer is the most played sport in the world.
Cricket is no #2 in the list of most played sports in the world. It is also most popular game after the football. It has almost 2.5 billion fans over the world. Cricket was started at the end of 16th century and with the passage of the time it became England’s national game then in the 19th century it got much popularity in all across the world. It has three formats which are test cricket, ODI and most popular one is twenty20 cricket. By now cricket is played in Asia, Australia, England and some other middle east countries only.
Hockey is also loved all over the world. It also has a huge fan of following, almost 2 billion people like to watch or play it. Hockey is the most popular game among the woman and in Olympics also. By now it is played in Europe, Africa, Australia and more than other 100 countries. It looks like football but in hockey, a stick hits the ball and in football, a foot hits the ball. Hockey is Pakistan’s national game.
Tennis is also one of the most popular games. It has almost 1 billion fans. This is a game which is played between two players or 4 players in the form of a pair. It is played by both men and women. In this game, there is no time limit. Players play as they can play. Tennis is played in Europe, Asia and America.
Volleyball is also in the list of most played sports in the world. This game has almost 900 million fans all over the world. In this sport, two teams of six players (each) play against one another. Volleyball is a game which both men and women can play. It is popular in Asia, Australia, Europe and America.
Table tennis is also most popular game and played in the world. This game is very exciting. It is much popular in Hong Kong, China and Japan. It has 850 million fans all over the world. Table tennis is for both men and women. This game is similar to the tennis but the only difference is the court. It played between two single players or 4 double players.
Basketball is also in the list of most played sport in the world. It has almost 400 million fans all across the world. This is an indoor game. This game is much played in Canada and America. This game is being played in more than 82 countries.
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