Cricket is the most popular sport to watch and bet on in India, and (American) Football is the "cricket" of the United States. But which is the most watched sport in terms of viewers?
The English Premier League is also known as the Premier League. It is one of the most popular sports leagues globally. Twenty teams or clubs participate in the League every season. There are thirty-eight matches in total. If you are a sports enthusiast, you should not miss out on the Premier League that usually occurs from August to May every season.
The Indian Women's League is the top professional division in women's football in India. Run by the All India Football Federation, this League only started very recently. The first match took place in Cuttack, Odisha in October 2016. The League winner participates in the AFC Women's Club Championship, which is the top tier championship for club football in Asia.
The Durand Football Tournament or Durand Cup is a premier football event in India. First played in 1888, the Durand Cup is the oldest sporting event in Asia, and the third oldest in the world. The first match of this championship was played in Annadale, Himachal Pradesh.
Also known as the European Super Cup, the UEFA Super Cup is an annual football tournament. Winners of the two top UEFA tournaments fight for this football championship title. These two tournaments are the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.
Football came to India in the late nineteenth century. According to various sportswriters, this game was introduced to India by British soldiers. However, some sports historians have a different take on football's history in India. They say that the soldiers brought rugby to India, and not football.
India has become a stronghold of football in Asia. A lot of credit goes to I-League 2nd Division for providing a platform to young Indian footballers.
I-League is India's one of the two top football championships, the other being the Indian Super League. Born in 2007, the I-League features 11 football clubs, such as Dempo and Mohun Bagan.
The ISL or Indian Super League is a premier football organization. It is one of the two top football bodies, the other being the I-Liaison. The Indian Super League is managed by the All India Football Federation and the Football Sports Development Limited. Since the main sponsor of the ISL is Hero Motors, therefore, this body also goes by the name Hero Indian Super League. If you haven't read much about the ISL, please keep reading this article.
Cristiano Ronaldo earned the Golden Boot at Euro 2020 on Sunday, capping up a record-breaking campaign for the Portugal captain.