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10 Most Prominent Football Clubs in the World 2022

Football Clubs

Football is a sport that everyone, young and old, greatly enjoys. It’s a well-known sport with several clubs managed and coached by renowned professional coaches. 

The reputation of these top clubs stems from their most prominent followers, outstanding players, and the football club’s jersey. Most importantly, the team earned trophies, titles, and cups, as well as their television shows, partnership, and sponsorship contracts. However, this article will discuss the top 10 football clubs on this table.

Sports clubs’ popularity is increasingly assessed in terms of social media following, like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram page followers. Social media has become one of the few platforms for fans to display their support and affection for their favorite teams. Interestingly, many lovers of the game now use an online betting app to predict the outcome of games and the performances of top players.

Here are the top 10 most prominent football clubs in 2022:

Real Madrid

  • Social Media Following: About a 255million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 1.2 million sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: The Spanish Giants have agreed to a significant 10-year contract with Adidas for €140 million (£106 million) each year.
  • TV Viewership: Real Madrid and Barcelona have the highest television viewership.

Real Madrid has an enormous fan following in football and is the most prominent team in the entire globe. Alongside being one of the most successful teams in football, the Club has a great history.

Barcelona

  • Social Media Following: About a 249million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 121k sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: With Nike ($40 million a season)
  • TV Viewership: Along with Real Madrid, they lead the Spanish league television viewing.

Barcelona is the second most popular team in the world. It’s a Spanish professional football team that has included several legends.

Manchester United

  • Social Media Following: About a 151million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 1.2-1.6 million sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Adidas, $108 million a season
  • TV Viewership: 52% of all global TV viewers for the Premier League.

MUFC has a winning record of 21 FA Community Shields,12 FA Cups, 5 League Cups, and 20 League titles. In addition to the UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and Intercontinental Cup, once each. They’ve also won the European Cup/UEFA Champions League three times.

Juventus

  • Social Media Following: About a 109million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 480k sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Adidas, $26 million a season
  • TV Viewership: Most Serie A Match audience

Between 2012 and 2020, Juventus earned the Italian Championship nine times in a row. Juventus has won the championship 36 times, making them the most successful Club in Serie A.

Chelsea

  • Social Media Following: About a 96million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 900k sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Adidas, $43 million a season
  • TV Viewership: Second-most viewed television team, behind United.

Chelsea is a famous West London-based English professional football team. Currently, Chelsea is the UEFA Champions 2021 winner. The squad won the UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Cup Winners Cup, and UEFA Europa League. Since 2004, Chelsea has won three Premier League championships, many domestic cups, and the Champions League.

Bayern Munich

  • Social Media Following: About an 89million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 1 million sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Adidas, $68 million a season
  • TV Viewership: Most viewed in the German league after Borussia Dortmund

Among the most popular football teams in 2022 is Bayern Munich. The squad has several championships from past seasons in the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, and DFB Super Cup. Additionally, the Club has gained popularity on social media. China’s tour and the TV rights agreement with Fox Sports raised Bayern’s international reputation.

Paris Saint-German

  • Social Media Following: About an 89million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 510k sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Nike, $23 million a season
  • TV Viewership: Most viewed League 1 club

PSG is a French professional club that has recently acquired several well-known footballers from the current generation. After leaving Barcelona, Neymar Jr. joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2017.

Arsenal

  • Social Media Following: About a 76million followers.
  • Jersey Sales: About 1-1.5 million sales per year.
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Puma, $43 million a season
  • TV Viewership: English premier league club with the third-highest television viewership.

The most successful FA Cup team is Arsenal, often called The Gunners. The squad has so far won 14 FA Cup championships. They’ve also been successful in securing 13 Premier League championships. Furthermore, they have consistently appeared in the title battle in the previous ten years.

Liverpool

  • Social Media Following: About a 91million followers
  • Jersey Sales: About 2 million sales per year
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Standard Chartered Bank, $ 48.57 million a season
  • TV Viewership: English premier league club with the fourth highest television viewership.

Liverpool, another English professional football team, is ranked ninth in popularity. The Club has garnered several regional and significant trophies. Liverpool won their first major FIFA World Cup championship in 2019.

Manchester City

  • Social Media Following: About a 77million followers
  • Jersey Sales: About 1.2-1.6 million sales per year
  • Sponsorship Agreement: Puma,£65m a year for ten years
  • TV Viewership: English premier league club with the fifth highest television viewership

In domestic competition and the FA Charity Shield, Football League Cup, and FA Cup, ManCity is among the successful teams. Under Pep Guardiola, the team has earned six domestic league titles in addition to the 2019 Premier League triumph. More people show their support and love for this Club every time they play.

Conclusion

And here you have it! The top 10 most popular clubs worldwide in addition to their sponsorship agreements, social media following, and achievements.

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