Soccer Is The Most Popular Sport Essay

1368 Words Nov 23rd, 2015 null Page
Soccer or football--as it is cold outside of the United States--are surely the most popular sport in the world. Every four years, billions of people all over the world the world watches the soccer championship game, the World Cup, This is a more popular game than the American Football Super bowl game. Between France and Brazil in July of 1998, 1.7 billion viewers watched the world cup. The World Cup are also a genuine world championships, involving teams from 32 countries in the final rounds, unlike the World Series in American baseball that doesn 't involve many countries at all. Although soccer has become an important sport in America, its not as popular as football, basketball, hockey, and baseball. There is many reasons for this.
Television coverage is so important in the world of sports. In fact, soccer has failed to be really popular on TV in the United States because they don 't have as many natural breaks for TV commercials. Everyone know how many commercials are on TV during popular shows.
Basketball succeeds enormously in America because it have what we call "television time-outs" as well as the time-outs that the teams themselves call to re-group and discuss plays. Basketball also has long halftimes and, on the professional level, even has quarter breaks. Those time-outs creates a natural break for television commercials. Popular professional teams gets the most time on TV for obvious reasons. Many American ccer — or football (or…

Related Documents