Africa has one of the most passionate fans in the world. Football culture in this part of the world is up there with the best. Despite the absence of improved structures, fans still make out a way to see their football clubs play.
Top 10 Most Supported Football Clubs In Africa
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club commonly referred to as Paris Saint-Germain, Paris, Paris SG or simply PSG is a professional football club
The club was founded 12 August 1970. The presence of other stars like Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos, and Neymar have attracted African football fans to support the club.
9. MANCHESTER CITY
Manchester City Football Club is an English football club based in Bradford, Manchester that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. Founded in 1880 as St. Mark’s, it became Ardwick Association Football Club in 1887 and Manchester City in 1894.
The Abu Dhabi Royal family take over changed everything about the club. They have now become the dominant team in England- winning 4 EPL titles since Pep Guardiola took over and one of the best European clubs in the world.
8. FC Bayern Munchen
Fußball-Club Bayern München e. V., also known as FC Bayern or Bayern Munich, is a German professional sports club based in Munich, Bavaria. Founded 27 February 1900.
Bayern consider themselves a national club, and thus have supporters all over the country including most persons in Africa.
Number of “Likes”: 12.11 million
7. A.C. Milan
Associazione Calcio Milan, commonly referred to as AC Milan or simply Milan, is a professional football club in Milan, Italy, founded in 1899.
Number of “Likes”: 19.675 million
Founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, Spanish, German, and English footballers led by Joan Gamper, FC Barcelona mirrors what football is all about. Its ‘tiki-taka’ style of play is one of the reasons African football fans support the club. African stars like Eto’o, Seidou Keita, Yaya Toure have also played for Barca.
Number of “Likes”: 53.8 million
Liverpool Football Club is a professional football club based in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top tier of English football. Founded in 1892, the club joined the Football League the following year and has played at Anfield since its formation.
Some of Africa’s oldest fans are supporters of the club because of its uniqueness and passionate Anfield fans.
Number of “Likes”: 15.18 million
4. Real Madrid
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, commonly referred to as Real Madrid or simply Real, is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid.
Number of “Likes”: 50.29 million
Football Stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Ronaldo de Lima, and Zinedine Zidane are some of the attractions of Africans to Real Madrid.
Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England.
The club’s attention African players like Nwankwo Kanu, Lauren, Kolo Toure, Emmanuel Adebayor, Alexander Song, and Aubameyang is the reason African football fans chose to support them.
Number of “Likes”: 19.9 million
2. Manchester United
Manchester United were formed in 1878, and have gone on to become England’s most famous and successful team with 20 League titles. Most English football legends are from the famous Manchester United Academy.
Number of “Likes” on social media: 40.73 million
Chelsea FC, founded in 1905, are based in an affluent part of South-West London, and have spent a majority of their history in the top flight of English football making impact across.
The Blues have also housed African football legends like Didier Drogba, Michael Essien, John Obi Mikel, Solomon Kalou, victor Moses, and the rest- the reason of the massive supports they’ve gotten from fans in Africa
Number of social media”Likes”: 22.605 million.