Sports is a thread which joins people across borders and unifies the world by a common passion. There are innumerable number of sports in the world and most of them are played on an international platform.
Since multiple countries play similar sports, many of the sports leagues tend to thrive and are very successful as well. Be it cricket, football, basketball or baseball, league matches have proved to be really very lucrative and popular across the world. So here’s a list of the most lucrative sports leagues in the world.
UEFA Champions league which was founded in 1955 is the most lucrative sports league in the world as it has about 178.7 million television viewers every time it is held.UEFA European championships is also one of the most lucrative sports leagues in the world as it pays the winner a grand prize of $33 million.
The FIFA World cup gives a grand prize of $31 million to the winning team and is the third most lucrative sports league in the world. Super Bowl which is an sports event of Football is also a very profitable sports event followed by events like World series(Baseball), FedEx Cup(golf), Dubai World cup night(horse race), UEFA Europa league(football), world series of poker(poker) and ICC cricket world cup(cricket).