Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world with fans all over the world, with a particular following in the United Kingdom. There are many supporters who have travelled from far and wide to watch their favourite teams play football. There is a huge following and the national stadium is expected to host the FIFA World Cup next year. It is due to the interest in the sport that there are now a number of websites offering football betting advice and tips. These sites have made it possible for even casual football fans to get involved in betting and make a little money if their team wins or draws.
United Arab Emirates is a multi-cultural country situated in the Middle East and features several football teams with fans all having different local loyalties. The UAE Pro League is the leading professional football league in the United Arab Emirates, widely considered the "power" league as it is owned by the Dubai franchise. Al Saddihamin, Al Kuwaiti and Al Abu Dhabi are amongst the main leagues and each has several billion dollar sponsors. The league is regularly rated top in the world for the quality of play and infrastructure. Al Sadd would love to return to pre-season form but they are tied to UAE league rules and regulations. They are expected to form a stable relationship with Al Abu Dhabi in the future.
Professional football in the United States is not as popular as football in Arab nations but the United States is home to some of the best football players in the world, making football something of a passion for many Americans. It is estimated that around thirteen million people regularly watch football on TV in the US, making it the most popular spectator sport outside of the UK. In England, the Premier League is the second most popular sport after football and this also boasts a massive following with football fans in America. So next time you are watching the World Cup, don't forget to grab a beer and a American flag!