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Number of soccer players in the world

How many soccer players are there in the world?

265 million

Soccer is extremely popular all over the world.  According to the latest statistics, approximately 265 million persons (including male and female players) play soccer.   Believe it or not, 4% of the world’s population is actively involved in the game of football.   There are 2028 professional soccer teams in the world.  The Spanish, German and Brazilian leagues are extremely popular.  There are over 150000 soccer teams all over the world.  More and more people play soccer.  Believe it or not, soccer attracts more corporate cash than any other sport.

This fact is verified on : November 18, 2013.





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