Top 10 Most Popular Sports in the United Kingdom

United Kingdom is a country of various sports prospects. Almost famous sports in UK attract sports fans and tourists from all over the world to visit and enjoy.

Not only professional sports, normal people in there also enjoy and play sport as a daily job. This article will discuss top 10 most popular sports in the United Kingdom.

1/ Football

Actually, football is the kingdom in all sports in the world with almost 3.3 billion fans. In UK, every year, there are hundreds of football championship to be organized. The most famous championship is premier league with 20 legendary teams such as: Manchester United, Manchester city, Arsenal, Liverpool and other teams.

Besides it, FA Cup and the Capital One Cup are also 2 famous football event in the UK.

2/ Cricket

Cricket has long origin from UK, estimated that back the early 1800s when only army officers had the right to play it officially in their leisure time.

Nowadays, there are thousands of cricket teams and more than 20 clubs with first-class country championships at UK. Can list some famous club in there like: Sussex, Northa20 cricket so on…

3/ Rugby

Rugby has development history from UK. In the past, this sport was played by elite class people elite class people. Then the popularity level leads to participating of many people for this sport.

Rugby has been operated by the Rugby League and the Rugby Union which have the right and responsibility to host and solve every issues of rugby. At the same as football and cricket, rugby is one of the most sport cared and promoted by the Government of UK. UK want to introduce all outstanding sports to sports fan all over the world. It’s a great way to promote tour and travel to UK.