The first thing you should look at is a global fan base. If you ask a million people that the best sport is, you will get a million different answers. But then, it wouldn’t be fair to actually rank the sports according to popularity, since taking into consideration only one or two factors. So, have therefore decided to use as many different criteria as possible in order to actually rank the most famous sports in the globe.
There are various sports which receive a huge amount of audience and popularity worldwide. Some of them are football, ice hockey, baseball, basketball, rugby and soccer. These sports attract a huge number of sports fans from every corner of the planet. In fact, some of the well-known sports such as the NBA and NFL to get their start because of passionate fans. They follow their favorite team and cheer for them even when they are not playing. Thus, the sports with huge international following enjoy a considerable advantage over the other sports which lack an international following.
In fact, some sports such as wrestling and boxing are considered as the most popular sports around the globe. There are many more famous sports which have a huge fan base or following. These sports also enjoy an advantage over the other games because most of the athletes in these sports are world class or have already become world-class athletes. Thus, they are paid very handsomely for sporting their sports. Thus, the popularity and pay scale of these sports’ athletes are a big reason why millions of people follow them around the world.