In everyone’s childhood game is favorite thing to play. When we are kid we all play different games according to our interest. That’s why sports play an important role in our lives. Most of us take sports seriously consider from hobby to professionally. There is no lie by saying that today in every part of the world some sports passionately followed. That’s why most of the people take their sporting heroes or players as a role model and most of them have extreme attachment with their favorite sports players and favorite sports team. There are many popular sports which people play.
Today we will take a look that what are the most favorable and popular sports.
Soccer (football) 3.5 billion fans:
We will consider Soccer the world’s most popular sports as per the ranking criteria. Soccer usually known as football which is play between two teams of eleven players. The sport play on a large grass field with a goal at each end. When you get the football into the opposing goal you can use any part of the body besides your arms or hands.
The only person who can touch the ball with its hands is the goalkeeper who is responsible to stop the goal from the opposite team. Soccer is played throughout the world on different levels from professional and international teams to small kids leagues.
It only takes a ball and a flat open area to play that’s why there is one of the reason behind its popularity. Because of running for good distances, football is an excellent form of exercise. Not in the stadium people gone made while watching live the game but even it hook the viewers on TV.
Cricket- 2.3 billion fans:
Across different countries like Pakistan, India Asia UK Australia with 2.3 billion fans is the 2nd most popular sport in the world. There is 22-yard long rectangular pitch on a large field where two players play with bat and ball. This one is also play between 2 teams and 11 players on a field. When one team is batting the other team fields. Each turn in known as an innings. It has three different formats for example Test, T20 and ODIs. In ODI team play with 60 over and in T20 the over is reduce to 20 overs.
In its initial days its uniform was only in white color, now it became a colorful sport as every team represent their country flag color. It is very popular game and has huge fan following especially when the game play between Pakistan and India people gone mad.
Basket Ball 2.3 billion fans:
It is the 3rd most played and watched game in all over the world. The game played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. At each end there is backboard on which there is hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.0) meter high. So the objective of the game is to shoot a ball through a hoop.
For the shooting team a field goal scores two points. There is a rule that during shooting the ball player cannot touch or closer to the basket. At the end of the game the team with the most points win.
Sport is the most interesting field. It is good exercise to maintain your body active. There are more famous and popular sports throughout the world.