Football

This is a No. 1 game in the US. There are also professional competitions in Canada, and an attempt to expand to Europe from the past few years. The first major professional competition was in the US in the early 1920s. Some players who created the American Professional Football Association had a membership fee of US $ 100.

After many ups and downs, changing their names, today the tournament is called the NFL with 32 professional teams, the most profitable tournament in the world. According to Forbes, the average value of each NFL rugby team is $ 950 million, of which Dallas Cowboys are valued as the most expensive sports team at $ 2.1 billion. The “Super Bowl” finals is an annual major sporting event. Super Bowl 2012 past, TV stations selling advertising $ 4 million for every 30 seconds appear on the screen.

Badminton

Like ping-pong, badminton is very popular in East Asia. There are about 250 million registered players competing. Badminton has been included in the Olympic program since 1992. The two countries with the most excellent badminton players are China and Indonesia. Their players win about 70% of all competitions in the world.

The shuttlecock ball is thin but quite unique, can fly into the fastest row in racquet sports: reaches 300 km/h. A good ball made of goose feathers.

Basketball

Many estimates suggest that basketball is the second most popular basketball game in the world, losing only to football. The US professional basketball tournament is famous all over the world, similar to the Premier League. In the beginning, people also used soccer balls to play basketball. Until 1929, the current basketball ball was launched.

Cricket

This is a version of baseball. This is a very popular game in South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh etc.) Cricket is probably the second most popular game, though completely unfamiliar in the rest of the world. The reason is that the places it is popular, only about 10-15 countries, but has a very large population (over 1 billion people).

The world cup soccer championship is the biggest sports event in the world. Perhaps these facts persuaded Americans to re-invest in football in the early 1990s. From an amateur student team, the American football team today belongs to the 20-30 strongest football team in the world.