The 2014 World Cup is a highly anticipated tournament. However, you should not be tricked into believing that the World Cup or Champions League are the only the best tournament for selecting the best in soccer. The World Cup is entertaining and so is the Champions League but the Premier League is out of this world- the English one of course. The English league has to be one of the most watched football leagues in the world. It is watched not only in Europe but also in Africa where it is a big it.
It is in the English League that you will find some of the world’s biggest players including the likes of Carlos Teves, Didier Drogba, Wayne Rooney and Ashley Cole. Also known as the Barclays Premier, this league has been in existence for over twenty years now. Twenty different teams battle each other in this league. The English Premier League is by far the largest in terms of revenue which comes in tunes of billions of Euros. The Union of European Football Associations has ranked the English League at the top.
When it comes to general sports, the league ranks at number four. The other leagues are the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association. All these are extremely popular in the United States otherwise in Europe and a good number of other continents, the English Premier League stands unchallenged as the most watched sports league.
If sports action is what you are looking for then the English league is what you should watch. With top teams like Arsenal (The Gunners) and Manchester United battling it out to be named the best, you will be seated on the edge of your seat in severe anticipation. In fact in some countries like Kenya, it is either you are an Arsenal fan or a fanatic of Manchester United.
This is not to mean that there are only two teams. As aforementioned, there are twenty teams that play the league. Arsenal and Manchester United are just the most popular. There are other teams that you can always trust to deliver nothing short of the best in terms of performance. These include Blackburn, Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool.
For a really long time Manchester United has been the best team having worn more than ten championships. Things however have changed and other teams are catching up. Each year all the teams compete for the Malachite Trophy. On the trophy all the names of the teams since the league as founded have been listed.