The most popular soccer clubs in the world

Find out why these clubs have the biggest followings across the globe.

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AC Milan fans raise a flag for their team during a Serie A match. AC Milan fans raise a flag for their team during a Serie A match. (Photo: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

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Italy: AC Milan

Italy is another country with several world-class clubs – Juventus and Inter Milan come to mind – but AC Milan takes the cake. One of the winningest squads in soccer history with 18 officially recognized UEFA and FIFA titles, it's been home to some of the top domestic and international players over the years including David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marco Van Basten and Cristiano Ronaldo.

According to a recent study AC was rated one of the most popular clubs in all of Europe. And because of its ownership – former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is chairman of the team – it continues to make headlines around the world.

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