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Association football (called soccer in a few countries, simply football in most) is by far the most popular and most played sport in the world. This is verified by almost ever…y independent study ever conducted in the past few decades. Various other sports have a claim to being the next-ranked sports in the world; most are likely to be in the top ten or so. They include, not in any particular order: cricket;field hockey;ice hockey;volleyball;swimming (when considered as a whole, not individual pursuits);basketball;baseball;motor vehicle racing/motorsport;golf;cycling;rugbytennis
soccer it is a international sport
Without a doubt, the most watched sport in the world is soccer.
According to Forbes.com, the most profitable sport in the world is American Football (College and Professional) respectively. The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable franchis…e in the NFL with a net worth of about $1.4 Billion.
These are sports that report the most catastrophic injuries 1.Horseback Riding 2.Cheerleading 3.Lacrosse 4.Bull Riding 5.Gymnastics
Soccer is the most viewed sport in the world almost every country in the globe has some type of team or is somehow afflicted with it
Most Expensive Sport Horse Racing is by far the most expensive sport in the world. Known as 'The Stock Market of Sports'. This requires the most money for mantaining and… the keep towards the animals and even the Jockies' diets in order to keep fit. It is more of a way of life, and the expense of a life for a sport that is watched and proclaimed around the world. *Note: Racing such as Nascar and Formula One are not recognized as sports, being that physical exertion is not necessary, which is the same reason why video games, etc are not as such either. There is a difference between a 'sport' and an 'event'. Wrong completely. Formula 1 and association football (a.k.a. soccer) when considering the top teams budgets. F1 is a recognized global sport (maybe not or less in America) witch demand very high level fitness due to the high G forces, reaction times and very high dehydration (most severe in all sports).
Football (American soccer) is the most played sport in many countries in the world.
Answers from sportingo.com and answers.com 1. Soccer (association football, also known as futbol in various Spanish-speaking countries) 2. Cricket 3. Rugby 4. Field Ho…ckey T5: Baseball T5: Basketball There are often minor variations in this list. IMPORTANT NOTE: if you see an answer stating volleyball (998 million players) is the most popular, you have been tricked by this completely false website:
football and baseball and basketball for sure hockey isn't as famous
The most exiting sport in the world is gymnastics because it is so thrilling to tumbling through the air, fly over bars, fliping 6 feet over the beam, and soaring over the the… vault.
Soccer is the most widely played sport in the world more than Football that only gets from USA and England,Wales,Ireland only leauges is the NFL or the UK organization of foot…ball ,yeah .Hockey is only played in the colder countries not like Brazil,Argentina,Mexico,Spain,Portugal,not even Iceland has a hockey team.Basketball is not played in Sudan,Bolivia,Belize,Russia,or even Thailand or in most Asian countries.Soccer only has about 4 countries not to play Phillipines,Zaire,Vatican City ,and Greenland.