Every year, hundreds of clubs compete in thousands of soccer matches, participate in a wide range of transfers, and hold several award ceremonies. As a result, the number of supporters for these clubs fluctuates every year.
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As in the past, the majority of a club’s supporters are based on attendance or the number of jerseys sold. Of course, the club should be aware of these other vital issues. So let’s examine the TOP football clubs that are active today in the global sports scene.
1. Real Madrid
When people think of the most dominant football teams, Real Madrid is virtually always mentioned in the press, and its accomplishments are known to fans all over the world. Even if Ronaldo’s departure was going to cost the club a lot of fans, the club’s leadership remained intact. The Champions League has been won by Real Madrid 13 times. He has 33 victories in La Liga. Coming back from Madrid without witnessing this club play, which is regarded as the best club in the world, would be a mistake.
2. FC Barcelona, Spain
The football club was founded in 1899 and is called Barça. The Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona opens its doors to over 99,000 fans every year. Since 2014, the team has won 26 La Liga, 30 Copa del Rey, 13 Spanish Super Cup and 5 Champions Leagues.
The first thing that comes to mind in Barcelona is Argentine Lionel Messi. The footballer is placed second on the list of players who scored the most goals (112) in European competitions and the UEFA Champions League. Having one of the best players in the world explains why the club has so many fans.
3. Manchester United
By a wide margin, the Red Devils are in third place! It is the name of the most prosperous football team in England, Manchester United, which is situated in the same city. Although it was established in 1878, it first participated in battle in 1902 under the name we all know and like.
The team has won the Champions League three times, including twice under Alex Ferguson’s managerial tenure, and the Premier League 20 times. Between 1986 and 2013, United amassed a total of 38 trophies: 13 Premier League, 5 FA Cups, and 2 UEFA Champions League medals.
The association was established in 1897. Juventus Stadium, where home games are played, has a capacity of over 41,000 spectators. Club record: 35 Italian Serie A wins, 13 Coppa Italia, 8 Italian Super Cup and 2 Champions League. Juventus caused a stir in 2018 with the transfer of Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. They have undoubtedly increased their fanbase by bringing a player who has become a million favorites over the years.
The nickname The Blues, The Pensioners, Chelsea Football Club was founded in 1905 and is now headquartered in London. The club only won the Champions League once, in 2012. Over the years, its name has been used for blatant transfers. The club’s legend is Frank Lampard, the current head coach.
6. Liverpool FC
From our list, we return to the English clubs. They appear to be in charge. In the Premier League, things are always the same.
The Reds football team, who play at Anfield Stadium, which has a capacity of almost 53,000, was established in 1892. There have been six Champions League victories for the team, including in 2018 and 2019.
7. FC Saint Germain
Saint-Germain Football Club in Paris is one of the best soccer teams in the world. The European Club was founded in 1970. However, in a short time, he achieved many important victories and became one of the most active teams and also one of the clubs with the most fans.
Saint Germain is most often referred to as PSG, with nicknames such as «Les Parisiens» («Parisians») and «Les Rouge et Bleu» («Red and Blue»). Following Neymar’s transfer to the team, which was hailed as the most expensive transfer in the world in 2017, it led to a spike in fan base and caught the attention of all fans.
8. FC Bayern Munich
The club was founded in 1900 and has a large Allianz Arena stadium with a capacity of 75,000 spectators. In the Bundesliga, he has not lost since 2012, with only 29 wins. He has also won the Champions League five times. It is worth noting that thanks to this success, the club has a huge and loyal fan base.
9. FC Arsenal
The most titled club in the world, founded in 1886, also competes with Manchester City in the Premier League. Emirates Stadium, with over 60,000 square feet, should also be listed as one of the must-see places for football fans to visit while traveling.
10. Manchester City F.C.
Well known to all, Manchester Football Club is a club based in Manchester that competes in the Premier League. Fan numbers have steadily increased in recent years thanks to the club’s last two victories in 2017-2018 and 2018-2019, which have won six Premier League titles in total.