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The world's most popular sport

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Soccer is the world’s most popular sport. No other sport is being played and watched by so many people. The question is however if soccer (or football as it’s called in Europe) will continue to be the number one sport for ever. I personally think that it will.

Unlike for example ice hockey, it can be played all over the world, and with fairly cheap equipment. American football hasn’t quite taken off outside America, a lot of people feel that the rules are too complicated. Plus not a lot of kids in the poor neighbourhoods of South America are likely to be able to afford the necessary equipment to play American football.

To make a long story short, there isn’t really another sport that could challenge soccer as the world’s most popular sport.

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vee
about 4 years ago

soccer isthe best deal with it

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WAZZ UP
about 4 years ago

HI I like Ice Cream!!!

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Ashley Marie
about 4 years ago

I personally agree that soccer is the best sport in the world It has been played since the Aztecs came up with it and has lasted through history. How many other sports do you know that have lasted that long???

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801234098
about 4 years ago

american football sucks and it is for people who are too afraid to get hit without pads... people say football isnt physical at all but only people who have played know it is.. plus what other sport do you know of that had someone headbutt someone else in a game

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soccerfan
over 4 years ago

HOCKEY IS GOOD, RUGBY FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL ARE GREAT TOO BUT NOTHING - NOTHING CAN BEAT SOCCER. YOU USE HAND EVERYDAY AND YOU HAVE MUCH MORE CONTROL IN USING IT. SOCCER IS PLAYED WITH FEET AND IT TAKES ALOT AND ALOT OF PRACTICE TO BE PROFESSIONAL AND THAT'S WHY IT'S THE MOST POPULAR SPORTS - I AM NOT DISRESPECTING OTHER SPORTS BUT FOR ME "NOTHING BEATS THE THRILL TO PLAY SOCCER" SOMEONE'S TALKING ABOUT MAN'S SPORTS - COME ON - STRAIGHT BEING PHYSICAL IN RUBY'S GONNA MAKE THE WORLD BEST SPORTS??????........TELL ME SOMETHING - what do you think - rugby player to be soccer player is harder or - soccer player to be rugby player - build some muscles and go kick someone ass - but you can't get golder leg to be pro. you probably have to come in earth again to be soccer pro. mans sports????? HELLOW!!!! foot sport!!!

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brian
over 4 years ago

No other game can surpass football it's so cheap to play,north american on a whole seeems to be living in this bubble while the rest of the world is football mad.

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over 4 years ago

Rating: 6.86/10 Written by: support Sport: soccer Genre: news Monday, January 1, 2007 -- Soccer is the world's most popular sport. No other sport is being played and watched by so many people. The question is however if soccer (or football as it's called in Europe) will continue to be the number one sport for ever. I personally think that it will. Unlike for example ice hockey, it can be played all over the world, and with fairly cheap equipment. American football hasn't quite taken off outside America, a lot of people feel that the rules are too complicated. Plus not a lot of kids in the poor neighbourhoods of South America are likely to be able to afford the necessary equipment to play American football. To make a long story short, there isn't really another sport that could challenge soccer as the world's most popular sport. Rate this article Average score: 6.9 (Number of votes: 7) Related news and articles Nov 20: Team that will be missed in 2010 world cup Nov 19: Sebastien Frey Nov 19: Andrei Sergeyevich Arshavin Oct 1: Leonardo On Borrowed Time At Milan Sep 7: Ban diving in soccer - now! Comments on this article wazza (visitor), Mar 16,2009 at 10:13 What about rugby, the real mans game.More exciting than soccer for sure. rext1 (visitor), Apr 19,2009 at 02:34 true rugbys better but soccers a shoe-in for second Anjali Nambissan, Apr 22,2009 at 04:44 Rugby requires more brute force than technical skills. Football is more about combining finesse, brute force, technical skill and tactics. Man's game??? I would like to see you play 70 minutes of field hockey on astro turf and then tell me that Rugby is the only "Man's Game". 56925928529 (visitor), May 7,2009 at 09:03 screw u american football is the best get a life 56925928529 (visitor), May 7,2009 at 09:03 screw u american football is the best get a life (SBLM)kbice23 (visitor), May 20,2009 at 11:39 u all suk! soccer is always g

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ur mum
over 4 years ago

The world's most popular sport Rating: 6.86/10 Written by: support Sport: soccer Genre: news Monday, January 1, 2007 -- Soccer is the world's most popular sport. No other sport is being played and watched by so many people. The question is however if soccer (or football as it's called in Europe) will continue to be the number one sport for ever. I personally think that it will. Unlike for example ice hockey, it can be played all over the world, and with fairly cheap equipment. American football hasn't quite taken off outside America, a lot of people feel that the rules are too complicated. Plus not a lot of kids in the poor neighbourhoods of South America are likely to be able to afford the necessary equipment to play American football. To make a long story short, there isn't really another sport that could challenge soccer as the world's most popular sport.

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ur mum
over 4 years ago

Football is the most natural sport for mankind (played in cultures all over the world even before it's codification under the official rules of association football), the most egalitarian (you don't get any advantage just for being tall/fat/bulky, etc.), the simplest (no unnecessarily complex rules), and the most accesible (all you need is a ball). I would say that the ACCESSIBILITY of football (soccer) makes it the world's most popular sport. Other sports can be shortsighted. Soccer strives to be everyone's sport, and because of that, it's the most popular. Only makes sense. If you make a sport for a specific type of person, you limit the number of people who can participate in that sport, thus limiting the number of people who will take passionate interest in it. If you have a sport with a broader base, it will be much more popular. It also helps that it's a sport that comes naturally to mankind, and not a sport invented by any one person in recent history (such as basketball and volleyball). The sport is built into us. It just "makes sense". Soccer >>>>>>>>>>>>UNCROSSABLE 4th dimension wall>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>RUgby>>>>>>>>>>>>Baseball>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>unexist>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>American football What about rugby, the real mans game.More exciting than soccer for sure. rext1 (visitor), Apr 19,2009 at 02:34 true rugbys better but soccers a shoe-in for second Anjali Nambissan, Apr 22,2009 at 04:44 Rugby requires more brute force than technical skills. Football is more about combining finesse, brute force, technical skill and tactics. Man's game??? I would like to see you play 70 minutes of field hockey on astro turf and then tell me that Rugby is the only "Man's Game". 56925928529 (visitor), May 7,2009 at 09:03 screw u american football is the best get a life 56925928529 (visitor), May 7,2009 at 09:03 screw u american football is the best get a life (SBLM)kbice23 (visitor), May 20,2009 at 11:39 u all suk! soccer is always going to b

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Jonathan Cid
over 4 years ago

Football is the most natural sport for mankind (played in cultures all over the world even before it's codification under the official rules of association football), the most egalitarian (you don't get any advantage just for being tall/fat/bulky, etc.), the simplest (no unnecessarily complex rules), and the most accesible (all you need is a ball). I would say that the ACCESSIBILITY of football (soccer) makes it the world's most popular sport. Other sports can be shortsighted. Soccer strives to be everyone's sport, and because of that, it's the most popular. Only makes sense. If you make a sport for a specific type of person, you limit the number of people who can participate in that sport, thus limiting the number of people who will take passionate interest in it. If you have a sport with a broader base, it will be much more popular. It also helps that it's a sport that comes naturally to mankind, and not a sport invented by any one person in recent history (such as basketball and volleyball). The sport is built into us. It just "makes sense".

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