Top 10 Most Famous Football Clubs in the World 2022

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Social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, as well as club TV viewership and sponsorship deals, all contribute to the rankings. The football club’s shirt, as well as the squad’s medals and cups, contribute to the club’s popularity.

The following is a list of the world’s top 10 most famous football clubs.

10. Manchester City (UK)

Manchester City Football Club, nicknamed “Cityzens”, is a Manchester-based English football club that participates in the Premier League, the highest division of English football. St. Mark’s (West Gorton) Football Club was founded in 1880, and it was renamed Ardwick Association Football Club in 1887, and Manchester City in 1894. The Etihad Stadium in east Manchester is the club’s home venue.

Manchester City is one of England’s most successful teams, having won seven league crowns, eight FA Cups, and six Community Shield Cups. They are the tenth most famous football club in the world.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram: 29.5 Million
Facebook: 40 Million
Twitter: 11.6 Million
Youtube: 3.91 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: Puma £65 Million / Year (10-years)

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9. Liverpool (UK)

Liverpool Football Club, known commonly as “The Reds”, is an English professional football club headquartered in Liverpool that participates in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. Domestically, the team has won nineteen League crowns, seven FA Cups, an all-time high of eight League Cups, and fifteen FA Community Shields.

The club has won six European Cups, more than any other English club, 3 UEFA Cups, 4 UEFA Super Cups, and 1 FIFA Club World Cup in foreign tournaments. It was founded in 1892. Anfield is their home stadium. They are the world’s ninth most famous football club.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram: 36 Million
Facebook: 38 Million
Twitter: 19.5 Million
Youtube: 6.76 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: New Balance $36 Million/ Season

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8. Arsenal (UK)

Arsenal Football Club, sometimes known as “The Gunners”, is an English professional football club headquartered in Islington, London. Arsenal competes in the Premier League, the highest level of English football.

In October 1886, it was founded. The club has won 14 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, 16 FA Community Shields, the League Centenary Trophy, one European Cup Winners’ Cup, and one Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, for a total of 13 league titles (including one undefeated title). The Emirates Stadium is their home ground. They are the world’s eigth most famous football club.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram: 21.2 Million
Facebook: 37 Million
Twitter: 18.7 Million
Youtube: 2.61 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: Puma $43 Million / Season

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7. Bayern Munich (Germany)

Club de Football Bayern München, or simply Bayern and nicknamed “Die Bayern” (The Bavarians), is a German professional sports club headquartered in Munich, Bavaria. It is most known for its professional football team, which competes in the Bundesliga, Germany’s highest tier of football leagues. In 1900, 11 football players headed by Franz John created FC Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich is the most successful club in German football history, having won a record 31 national titles, including nine in a row since 2013, as well as 20 national cups and several European awards.

Bayern have won 6 European Cup/UEFA Champions League championships (a German record), with their 6 victory coming in the 2020 final as part of a seasonal triple, making them just the second European club, after Barcelona, to complete the seasonal treble twice. Bayern has also won 1 UEFA Cup,1 European Cup Winners’ Cup, 2 UEFA Super Cups, 2 FIFA Club World Cups, and 2 Intercontinental Cups, making them one of Europe’s most successful clubs and the only German club to have done so.

They are the world’s sixth most famous football club. Thier home ground is Allianz Arena.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram: 31.2 Million
Facebook: 53 Million
Twitter: 5.9 Million
Youtube: 2.45 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: Adidas $68 Million / Season

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6. Paris Saint Germain (France)

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, abbreviated as PSG and nicknamed “Les Parisiens” (The Parisians), is a French professional football club headquartered in Paris. They participate in Ligue 1, France’s highest football league. They are France’s most successful club, having won more than 40 recognized awards, including nine league crowns and one major European trophy. The Parc des Princes is their home ground.

PSG was formed in 1970 as a result of the amalgamation of Paris FC and Stade Saint-Germain. They are the world’s sixth most famous football club, having a plethora of outstanding players.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram : 56.6 Million
Facebook : 45 Million
Twitter : 11.5 Million
Youtube : 6 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: Nike. $23 Million / Season

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5. Chelsea (UK)

Chelsea Football Club is an English professional football club headquartered in West London’s Fulham district nicked “The Blues”. The club was founded in 1905 and now participates in the Premier League, the top league of English football. Chelsea is one of the most successful clubs in England, having won over thirty competitive awards, including 6 League titles and 9 international trophies. Stamford Bridge is their home ground.

Chelsea’s greatest successful time has been the last twenty-five years, during which they have won five Premier League championships, seven FA Cups, four League Cups, 2 UEFA Champions League titles, two UEFA Europa League titles, two UEFA Super Cups, and one FIFA Club World Cup. Chelsea is one of 5 teams to have won all three of UEFA’s major club tournaments, and the first English club to do so.

They are also the only club in London to have won both the Champions League and the Club World Cup, as well as the only club to have won all 3 major European championships twice.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram: 32.4 Millions
Facebook: 49 Million
Twitter: 19.7 Million
Youtube: 3.56 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: Adidas $43 Million/ Season

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4. Juventus (Italy)

Juventus Football Club, nicknamed “La Vecchia Signora” (The Old Lady), is an Italian professional football club headquartered in Turin that participates in the Serie A, the first flight of the Italian football league. Founded in 1897 by a group of Torinese students.

The club has won 36 official league titles, 14 Coppa Italia titles, and nine Supercoppa Italiana titles, holding the record for all of these competitions; 2 Intercontinental Cups, 2 European Cups / UEFA Champions Leagues, 1 European Cup Winners’ Cup, a joint national record of 3 UEFA Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups, and 1 UEFA Intertoto Cup.

It is the world’s fourth most famous football club. Juventus stadium is their home field.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram : 52.5 Million
Facebook : 44 Million
Twitter : 9.7 Million
Youtube : 3.54 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deals : Adidas $26 Million/ Season

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3. Manchester United (UK)

Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club headquartered in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that plays in the Premier League, England’s top tier. Commonly known as “The Red Devils.”


Manchester United holds the record for the most trophies in English club football, with a total of 20 League crowns, 12 FA Cups, five League Cups, and a total of 21 FA Community Shields. They have 3 European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles, as well as 1 each of the UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, UEFA Super Cup, Intercontinental Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup.

It is the world’s third most famous football club. Their home stadium is Old Trafford.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram : 55.3 Million
Facebook : 74 Million
Twitter : 29.9 Million
Youtube : 5.3 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deals: Adidas $108 Million/ Season

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2. FC Barcelona (Spain)

Football Club Barcelona, often known as Barça or “Bluagrana” (Red and Blue), is a professional football club headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, that participates in La Liga, the highest division of Spanish football. The club was founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, Spanish, German, and English footballers led by Joan Gamper, with the slogan “Més que un club” (“More than a club”).

Domestically, Barcelona has won a record 75 trophies, including 26 La Liga championships, 31 Copa del Rey awards, thirteen Supercopa de Espaa titles, three Copa Eva Duarte titles, and two Copa de la Liga titles, while also holding the record for the latter four tournaments.

The club has won 20 European and worldwide trophies in international club football, including 5 UEFA Champions League titles, a record of 4 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cups, a joint record 5 UEFA Super Cups, a record 3 Inter-Cities Fairs Cups, and 3 FIFA Club World Cups.

The club has a long history of rivalry with Real Madrid, and matches between the two are known as El Clásico. Barcelona is the world’s second most famous and followed club on social media, after only Real Madrid. Camp Nou is their home stadium.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram : 105 Million .
Facebook : 103 Million
Twitter : 40.2 Million
YouTube : 13.1 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: Nike $40 million each season, Rakuten Shirt Sponsor

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1. Real Madrid (Spain)

Real Madrid Football Club, nicknamed “Los Blancos”, is a professional football club headquartered in Madrid, Spain that competes in La Liga, the top flight of Spanish football. On March 6, 1902, the company was founded. Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is the club’s home venue. Real Madrid is without a doubt the most famous football club in the world. The club has won 67 trophies in Spanish football, including a record 34 La Liga championships, 19 Copa del Rey, 12 Supercopa de Espaa, a Copa Eva Duarte, and a Copa de la Liga.

In domestic football, the club has won 67 trophies, including a record 34 La Liga championships, 19 Copa del Rey, 12 Supercopa de España, a Copa Eva Duarte, and a Copa de la Liga. Real Madrid has won a record 26 trophies in European and global tournaments, including a record 13 European Cup/UEFA Champions League championships, two UEFA Cups, and four UEFA Super Cups. In international football, they have won a record seven club world titles.

They have the most social media following of any club and are the world’s first most famous club.

Followers on Social Media

Instagram: 110 Million
Facebook : 111 Million
Twitter : 40.2 Million
YouTube : 7.09 Million Subscribers

Sponsorship Deal: Adidas €140 million per year (10-year deal), Fly Emirates Shirt Sponsor.

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