The most popular soccer clubs in the world
Find out why these clubs have the biggest followings across the globe.
In victory and defeat
Soccer is the planet's most popular sport, and the numerous professional leagues scattered across it are a testament to that.
In the United States, the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys – thanks to a mix of marketing, championships and luck – have transcended their respective fields to become symbols of American sport. Similarly, a fortunate few soccer teams project their country's athletic achievements outward.
Here are some of those teams who, no matter their record in a given year, will always be their country's global sport ambassador.