The Top 10 Most Popular #Football Teams on Twitter
Real Madrid holds on to the top spot as the most-followed football club on Twitter.
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Football – or soccer if you’re in North America – has some 3.5 billion fans across the globe, making it far and away the most popular sport in the world.
That popularity has quickly bled into social media. Indeed, football’s adage that it’s “played by millions, and watched by billions” could equally be applied to Twitter, with the top clubs (and athletes) each boasting millions of fans (and tweets). But which teams are faring best?
Real Madrid holds on to the top spot as the most-followed football club on Twitter, with a growing lead of more than half a million followers over its great rival (and former number one) FC Barcelona.
Arsenal remains the top UK Premier League team, maintaining its position at third place this month, although Chelsea is closing the gap.