Football Most Popular Sport

Why Football is the World’s Most Popular Sport

There can be no doubt that Football, or Soccer as it is called in North America, is the most popular sports game in the world to play, watch and bet on. Everyone can agree on that, and will cite several reasons as to why this is the case. The main ideas have been brought together here. Football Has International Appeal Almost every country in the world has its own Football team, and FIFA is responsible for several major contests throughout the year as well as the World Cup every 4 years. Not many other sports can boast that kind of […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins four Ballon d’Or’s

Cristiano Ronaldo Four Ballon d’Or’s

Cristiano Ronaldo is hailed as one of modern time’s best soccer players. The Portuguese born 28 year old recently won not one, but four coveted Ballon d’Or trophies in a career highlight which will stay with him for the rest of his life. The fact that he has done so in the era of the great Lionel Messi even further displays his extraordinary talent. Tremendous Form Up to the winning of the most recent trophy, Cristiano Ronaldo has been in tremendous form on the field scoring 10 goals in Real Madrid’s last five 2016/17 Champions League games; five against Bayern […]

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Top 5 Most Expensive Baseball Cards Ever

Top 5 Most Expensive Baseball Cards Ever

While we may not be able to explain it, as humans we tend to spend exorbitant amounts of money on things we don’t really need, especially when we have the financial means to do so and passion comes into play. This is basically how the exciting and expensive world of baseball card trading came to life, with many wanting to get their hands on rare collectables and willing to purchase them for the same amount as a fairly average house. There are some that can be picked up for 10 cents at a local mall convention, but we’re more interested […]

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Most Popular Footballers in History - Pele

Most Popular Footballers in History

Easily the most watched and played sport the world has ever seen, football has seen some incredibly talented athletes over the many years it has been delivering unmatched thrills to our fields and our screens. With so many gifted players going down in history, we thought we’d try narrow it down a little. We’re taking a look at the best of the best, and we’re doing it according to 5 different factors: Ability/Skill Success/Trophies Longevity Individual Brilliance The Fear Factor (Whether they make a lasting impact on competitors) 5. Franz Beckenbauer Considered to be one of the most graceful players […]

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A Condensed History Of Collectible Baseball Cards

A Condensed History Of Collectible Baseball Cards

The Beginning of Baseball Cards Since the game first started in the 1840’s, Baseball almost immediately becomes USA’s most popular sport. And basically since the start of baseball, there has been some form of baseball card to collect. Originally just mementos stuck in books of either famous or local baseball players and teams, these cards evolved into commercial cards in the 1860’s, which were a form of advertising. This form of baseball cards was similar to stamp collecting; the cards were also collected and stored in scrapbooks. Moving into the 1880’s, the tobacco brand Old Judge started mass production and […]

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Most Expensive Soccer Players Ever in Review

Most Expensive Soccer Players Ever in Review

They are skilled, they’re strong and they cost an arm and a leg to purchase. That’s right, we’re talking about the many talented soccer players that grace our screens every season and help create the magnificent soccer culture that we have all come to love and know so dearly. We’ve decided to take a good hard look at the most expensive soccer players the world has ever seen, from those that broke transfer records to the biggest, most expensive players that we know of today. A Dime A Dozen If we had to take a look at who the world’s […]

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History Of The AFL

The History of The Australian Football League (AFL)

Australia is known for many things, whether its incredible scenery, dangerous animals or their unique cities. Among this list is Australia’s love of sports of every shape and size, but some sports are particularly beloved by the fans, and one of the most popular throughout the country is football. Football is an incredibly important part of the country’s history and culture, and also gives home to a variety of events, clubs, and organisations. With football events in mind, the biggest in the country is the AFL, or the Australian Football League. The AFL is run by the AFL Commission, which […]

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The Top NRL Events to Follow

Rugby has been a part of the Australian culture for decades, and continues to be among the most beloved sports that Australians enjoy every year. Without a doubt, the biggest and most popular rugby organisation is the NRL, or the National Rugby League. The NRL is run by the Australian Rugby League Commission, and has put together some of the most memorable Australian rugby over the last two decades. Stronger than ever and with fans all around the country, the NRL remains the largest domestic club competition. The NRL is involved in a series of NRL events that take part […]

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An A-Z of Sports Betting Terminology

You don’t need an advanced degree to understand the language of sports betting, but you will greatly increase your chances of success if you familiarise yourself with the wide ranging of sports betting terminology. Action: generic term for the number of bets placed on a game or sporting event. Against the Spread (ATS): indicates the betting result of an event that takes the point spread into account. Bad beat: a loss that started off as an apparent easy win before taking a turn for the worst. Bookmaker: an individual or online service which accepts wagers on sporting events. Buy points: […]

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The History of the National Rugby League

There probably isn’t a single Aussie or Kiwi who does not know what the National Rugby League is. Compared to other professional rugby leagues, the NRL is young, but in the 20 years since its formation, its effect has been that of a force of nature. Take a closer look at its history. I’m sure it will add a whole new dimension of appreciation next time you watch your favourite clubs face one another on the field. NRL: The Early Years It’s a bit of an understatement to say that corporate sponsorship, ticket sales, and professional sport go hand in […]

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