Football is the game that has been at its peak nowadays for its immense popularity, Football Players are nowadays the most followed Stars in Social Media Platforms.
Football has its own fan base where all over the world it’s more than 250 million players across more than 200 countries play football and all of those countries have their won football league and most and many famous leagues have their own fan base and many top players in many Popular European Leagues.
With so many clubs having their own social media platforms, it is the easiest way for a club to grow its fan following and to determine the club which have the most number of fans and a most followed, it is best to evaluate their social media following and today by evaluating the social media following of the clubs in Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, we bring you the most followed football club in the world.
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Real Madrid – 362 million and counting
If stats were to be believed, without a doubt Real Madrid is the best club in the world who have won about 14 UEFA Champions League Trophy and 35 La Liga titles which is the most by any club.
Apart from this they are well known for signing some of the biggest talents in the history of Football such as the Legend Di Stefano, Zinedine Zidane, Kaka, David Beckham and many more.
The modern era players like Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema were also part of Real Madrid who have significantly contributed in the recent success of Real Madrid.
With Real Madrid having all these legends with a number of awards and achievements and the most prestigious club of the 20th Century Award to its name, it has a high social media following and is the most followed football club in the World.
FC Barcelona – 342 million and counting
Without a doubt, we all knew that both the arch rivals would be making it to the top two and as Real Madrid made it to the number one position, FC Barcelona gets the second spot of being the most followed football club in the world.
The club has been winning a lot of trophies and achievements to its name along with some of the legendary names being associated with it such as Johan Cruyff, Ronaldinho, Figo, Pep Guardiola, Xavi, Iniesta and one of the best players of the era Lionel Messi.
The main highlight of FC Barcelona is that every year the FC Barcelona Academy La Masia brings out some of the best natural talents.
Lionel Messi is a prime example of the La Masia product who came out and went on to become the best player and dominate the European football scenario. The forward trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez was considered as one of the best attacking trios and they together had won a lot of trophies.
Manchester United – 260 million and counting
The Manchester United or the Red Devils as the fans called them are one of the oldest football teams who are well known to be one of the most successful Football teams in the history of England as well as in the history of Europe.
The club might have not been performing up to the mark as they are expected to but this still have a lot of loyal fans around the world who still follow them whole heartedly.
The Manchester United play their home games at the oldest known football stadium, the Old Trafford. Manchester United tested immense success during the era when Sir Alex Ferguson was the manager and coach of the team and he was the one who contributed highly to make Manchester United one of the footballing Giants in the world.
They have produced some world-class talent from their academy, most notably the Class of ’93, which consisted of Beckham, the Neville brothers, Paul Scholes, and Ryan Giggs. They have one of the most popular kits in the world which is the Manchester United’s red kit and is any football fan’s favourite.
Paris Saint Germain – 187 million and counting
The French professional club Paris Saint Germain has been becoming one of the most dominant Football teams after it has been taken over by the Saudi based owners who have shown their wealth muscles during the transfer Windows on several occasions.
The club has bought in some of the biggest names in the history of Football such as Ibrahimovic, Cavani, Neymar, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe.
After Neymar made a big move in the year 2017 after leaving Barcelona for 222 million dollars, the social media power of PSG took a huge leap. In the same year they signed the teenager Mbappe who today is considered to be one of the best players.
Although the main reason behind their social media popularity is Leo Messi, who joined in 2021 after leaving Barcelona in a shock move, Although this did not turn out to be the best of moves for both parties involved, Messi signed for Inter Miami recently, resulting in PSG losing followers across their platforms.
Juventus – 144 million and counting
Juventus or popularly known as the old lady by the fans is the most successful Italian football team in the history who have won the Italian Championship for a record of consecutive four times and could have won the fifth but with Inter Milan making a great come back and winning the title in 2020 the record was broken and was restricted to 4.
Juventus also have won the Italian championship for a record of 36 times which is almost double of the number of times the second best team has won.
With the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo who is one of the best players in the current era, the fan following of Juventus began to take a huge leap. But in recent times the club has been accused of financial Bridge for a number of times because of which the club has been losing its followers.