Manchester United Named World’s Most Popular Football Club

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May 29, 2012 – Manchester United Named World’s Most Popular Football Club

According to a new survey by Kantar, Manchester United Football Club has been named The World’s Most Popular Football Club.

The Survey Findings

1) Manchester United has 659 Million Followers Worldwide

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  • 71 million in Americas
  • 90 million in Europe
  • 173 million in Africa and the Middle East – 325 million in Asia.

2) Football is the worlds’ most popular sport with 1.6 billion followers worldwide.

Kantar is a leading marketing research firm with over 54,000 respondents in 39 countries and this survey was carried out in May 2012.