Top 7 sports in the world

Soccer (Football): With an estimated 3.5 billion fans worldwide, soccer is undeniably the most popular sport globally. It is played in over 200 countries and territories, making it a truly international sport. The FIFA World Cup, held every four years, is the most watched sporting event in the world.

Cricket: Cricket is particularly popular in Commonwealth nations, especially in India, Pakistan, England, and Australia. It boasts a dedicated fanbase of over 2.5 billion people globally.

Basketball: This fast-paced and dynamic sport enjoys immense popularity in North America, Europe, and Asia. The National Basketball Association (NBA) in the US is widely regarded as the premier professional basketball league globally.

Field Hockey: Played on a field with sticks and a ball, field hockey is a popular team sport in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. It has a global following of over 2 billion fans.

Tennis: This individual racquet sport is popular worldwide, with professional tournaments held across all continents. Wimbledon, the US Open, the Australian Open, and the French Open are the four major tennis championships, collectively known as the Grand Slams.

American Football: Primarily popular in the United States, American football is a high-contact team sport with a large and passionate fanbase. The National Football League (NFL) is the highest level of professional American football in the US.

Volleyball: A team sport played with a ball on a divided court, volleyball is popular in many countries, particularly in Brazil, Russia, and China. It is also an Olympic sport, further contributing to its global recognition.