There are loads of sports played by humans ranging from tennis to basket ball to volleyball and a lot others, but none is as popular as football. After the 2018 world cup it was noted that more than half of the world’s population watched the tournament via their TVs. This fame is so overwhelming, we are talking of about 4.5 billion people watching.
Today we will be talking about why the sport is so popular

Disclaimer: This article is purely based on the writer’s opinion.

1. Passion

Regardless of what part of the world you are the passion for football is the same. The same competition half the world away in the comfort of their home. Week in week out, football stadium are filled to brim to watch people play so sport can rival that.

2. Rivalry

Ranging from derby matches to rivarlry between two big teams, due to increase in impetus of the players from both clubs which is raised above their normal level. The bigger the rivalry the bigger the passion and number of people watching it will be.

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3. Historic stadiums

Across Europe and South America where the sport are even more dominant, there are stadiums such as Anfield, Camp Nou, Santiago Bernabeu and a lot of other stadium have been available for a while and are home for clubs for more 100 years.
Every time a football fan enters those stadiums, a sense of joy and wonderment fills the spectator’s body.

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4. Promotion and Relegation

The most interesting facet of football comes with relegation and promotion. Most of the football big leagues have levels of competition and the three worse team of the season are relegated to a lower competition and those who did well are promoted to the higher division.

5. Dramatic commentators

With commentator like Jim Beglin, Alan Smith, Peter Drury and the likes had a certain kind of vibe to the game which makes it so fun to watch. The sport have been graced with a lot of great voices whose dramatic approach towards the analysis and expression of the game just gives it so much love.

With plenty of stars and upcoming on display and literally the whole world watching, the title would not be taken from the sport. Football is a game of passion.

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