This article is written to determine football clubs with most fans base combined from different social media platforms.
Apart from the competition on the field, football clubs are also competing for followers on social media, which is increasing their popularity and boosting sales of club merchandise like jerseys and kits, as well as increasing sponsorship revenues. Football is a very competitive sport with a large fan base on all continents of the world.
The football club’s social media ranking is based on followers on 5 social media platforms only, which are Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter.
It is also important to note that social media followers grow over time and the ranking is based on the number of followers as at the time this article was written.
Most Followed Football Club in the World
10 Arsenal FC
The Gunners, as they are nicknamed, stand at 10th position on the list, they have the least followers on all social media among other Club on this list, they only seems to do a little better than Bayern Munich on YouTube with just 3k difference. Arsenal have 39 million followers on Facebook, Instagram 22.5 million, TikTok 2.1 million, YouTube 2.88 million subscribers and Tweeter 19.7 million followers. This make up a total follower of 86.81 million.
9 Manchester City
Mancity overtook Arsenal to take the 9th position on our list, the fifth-most successful club in English football continues to grow on social media with 43 million followers on Facebook, 33.8 million on Instagram, 8.8 million on TikTok, YouTube 4.63 million subscribers and Twitter 13.1 million followers. This makes up a total of 103.33 million followers.
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8 Bayern Munich
Bayern ranks 8th position on our list of the football club with the most followers on social media. They have 56 million followers on Facebook, 33.7 million on Instagram, 10.9 million on TikTok, 2.85 million subscribers on YouTube and 6.2 million followers on Twitter. Followers in total: 109.65 million
7 Liverpool FC
Liverpool is certainly gaming more followers on social media than in previous years, they have a total of 122.27 million which makes them rank 7th position on our list. Liverpool Facebook page has 43 million followers, Instagram 39.9 million, TikTok 10.1 million, YouTube 7.57 million subscribers and 21.7 followers on twitter.
6 Chelsea FC
Chelsea has a strong presence on social media among the English clubs, they have consistently grown a fan base across all social media platforms. Chelsea has the 4th best follow on Facebook after ManyU, Barcelona and Madrid. they’re following on Facebook amount to 51 million, on Instagram 35.3 million, on TikTok 10.9 million, on YouTube 3.86 subscribers and 21.7 million followers on twitter. Total follow all together 122.76.
5 Juventus FC
Juventus is the only Italian club that makes it to this list, it ranks 5th with 44 million Facebook followers, 54.5 million Instagram followers, 13.8 million TikTok followers, 3.67 subscribers on YouTube and 9.9 million followers on Twitter which sum up to 125.8 million followers.
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4 Paris Saint-German
PSG is the most successful club on TikTok overtaking Madrid with over 10 Million followers. They have Facebook followers of 49 million, Instagram 61.9 million, TikTok 29.2 million, YouTube 6.29 million subscribers and 12.5 followers on Twitter. Total followers 158.89.
3 Manchester United
ManU takes 3rd place on this list club with the most followers on social media, they have Facebook followers of 75 million, Instagram followers of 59.5 million, TikTok 16.4 million, 6.41 million subscribers on YouTube and 32.3 million followers on Twitter. All together they have 189.61 million followers.
2 FC Barcelona
Barcelona ranks overall second among other clubs on this list, their social media growth seems not to be affected even after Messi left the club. They came up with a total of 289.8 million followers on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter which stand at 103 million followers, 111 million followers, 18.7 million followers, 13.9 million subscribers and 43.2 million followers respectively.
1 Real Madrid C.F.
Ranked number 1 on the list of the highest followed clubs on social media is Real Madrid. The club has a total of 308.28 million followers which cut across Facebook 114 million, Instagram 123 million
TikTok 19.1 million, YouTube subscribers 8.38 million and 43.8 million followers on Twitter.
Social media plays a great role in the growth of businesses and organizations which is why it can never be underestimated in the area of sports, it has helped football clubs reach a targeted audience around the world which have in return help them promote and grow their brand.
While writing this article we compile some frequently asked questions about football in relation to social media.
Which football club has the most followers on Instagram?
Real Madrid has the most followers on Instagram, they have 123 million followers followed by Barcelona with 111 million followers. Paris Saint-German takes third place with 61.9 million followers, and ManU has 59.5 million followers on Instagram putting them in the fourth position.
Juventus follow ManU in the fifth position with 54.5 million followers and ranked sixth is Liverpool with 39.9 million followers. Chelsea, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Arsenal take seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions respectively. their number of followers stands at 35.3 million, 33.8 million, 33.7 million and 22.5 million followers respectively.
The Greatest Football Club in the World
Real Madrid is the greatest football club in the world, the club was announced as the most successful club at the annual FIFA World gala, held in Rome on 11 December 2000. In the FIFA Club of the Century voting to choose the greatest football club of the 20th century, Madrid received 42.35% of the vote against rival clubs such as Manchester United, Bayern Munich, and Barcelona, making them the greatest football club in the world.
Which football club has most followers on Twitter?
Real Madrid is now the most following football team on Twitter with 43.8 million followers. Barcelona, their main adversary, was the second-most followed team on Twitter with 43.2 million followers.
Richest Football Clubs 2022?
According to forbs, Real Madrid is the World’s Most Valuable Soccer Teams in 2022, Real Madrid is Worth $5.1 Billion. The club last held the top spot in 2019.
Richest football club owners
10 richest football team owners in the world
- Sheikh Mansour – $20 billion. Owner Manchester City.
- Dietrich Mateschitz – $19.4 billion. Red Bull Salzburg, New York Red Bulls, RB Leipzig.
- Andrea Agnelli & family – $13.5 billion. Owner Juventus.
- Dietmar Hopp – $13 billion. Owner Hoffenheim
- Roman Abramovich – $12.4 billion. Owner Chelsea
- Philip Anschutz – $10 billion. Owner LA Galaxy
- Stan Kroenke – $9 billion. Owner Arsenal, Colorado Rapids.
- Nasser Al-Khelaifi – $8 billion. Owner Paris Saint-Germain.
- Zhang Jindong- $7.6bn. Owner Inter
- Robert Kraft – $7 billion owner New England Revolution
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