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By JOE MAILLET 10,173 views

Top 5 Exciting Sports Of The World

Sports play an important role in everyone’s life. We all surely chose one or another sport to play in our childhood. Although some of us didn’t take it that seriously to make a career in sports. However, there are a number of people who have played sports professionally and made history.

All over the world, there are numerous sports that you can play. In this article, you will learn about the 5 most exciting sports in the world. I bet you want to go back in your memories and find out which were your most exciting sports?

Then let’s start searching and find the most exciting sports in the world.

Soccer or Football

Joe Pacifico - Soccer

The sport that’s in the air right now and catches the attention of most people in the world is soccer. It is the most exciting game to play and watch. It is the most popular sport in the world and you will be surprised to learn that this sport has 3.3 to 3.7 billion fans around the world, especially in America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Two teams, each with eleven players, try to score a goal by sending the spherical ball into the opponent’s goal without touching it with their hands and arms. There are goalkeepers who defend the goal by catching the spherical ball with their hands and arms.


Joe Pacifico - Cricket

Cricket is the second most exciting sport in the world. With 2-3 billion fans, this sport has been voted the second most popular sport in the world. In long stadiums, two teams of eleven players play with bat and ball, trying to score the most runs so that the opposing team can’t catch them.

Crazy fans full of aggression and excitement add to the charm of cricket. Cricket is the god of sports for India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and New Zealand


Joe Pacifico - Basketball

Basketball is the world’s third exciting & popular sport. Most watched sport by Philippine, Canada, US and China. Basketball played by two teams of five players shooting ball to 18 inches hoop located 10 meters high on a backboard on each side and the team who shoots the ball more through the hoop win the game.


Joe Pacifico - Ice Hockey

Field hockey ranks fourth among the most exciting sports in the world. Two types of field hockey are played in the world: Field field hockey, the national sport of India and Pakistan, and ice hockey, popular in Europe, Africa and Australia. It is a game with a ball and a stick where players try to score as many goals as possible against the other team. The goalkeepers are there to defend the goals.


Joe Pacifico - Tennis

Tennis ranks fifth among the most exciting sports in the world to play. It has 1 billion fans in America, Europe and Asia. Tennis is played by two players (singles) or four players (doubles) and a rubber ball is hit with a racket. The most efficient player who plays a good return wins the match.

Aren’t the above sports exciting? Of course not, I know you chose one of the above sports to relax from your everyday life.

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Joe Maillet

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  1. I love to play cricket from childhood. Even still I am playing however I am 33 Years old now but still wants to go in childhood and wanted to play from the start again.. Thanks for this wonderful article.

  2. Hi Pooja,

    Yesterday night was final of EURO 2016..and my favorite team i.e Portugal won..what a match..love to cheer up all i dont play any of the game..But excited to see the match of cricket and football,,even tennis..played when I was young..lol..cheers for this article..thxx

    1. Thanks! Chhavi for admiring the article. Sorry for the late reply. Really Euro 2016 was the mind blowing tournament even I enjoyed the final match a lot. We will keep posting interesting and informative articles for you. Stay connected.

  3. Nice information earlier i was thinking that Cricket is just a game played more in Asia Continent but now it seems Cricket is second number highest fan based game so it means if India wins world cup it impacts a lot…but really say after Sachin’s retirement i have left cricket and IPL is making cricket more professional so i still watching my beloved team when Sachin is batting and kumble is bowling on Youtube these days…Wah kya din the???? Virat is doing good these days.Hope for the best for Indian Cricket moreover CRICKET

    Thanks Pooja for sharing great information.

    1. Thanks Gurdeep , writers always feel glad to see readers comment and it’s our privilege that we are meeting our reader’s expectations. This motivated us to write more interesting articles. Keep reading !!

  4. Not amazed to see Football on number one as this beautiful game has lot of admirers around the globe, now that
    EPL (English Premier League) is back with bang and Cristiano Ronaldo home coming to Manchester United this
    season has seen some great followers to game again. Manchester United vs New Castle drew over 8.6 million TV
    viewers, making it most watched Premier League Match in England tv history and world record for most views on
    a football match.