URL Copied. Layer close One of the biggest festivals for watch soccer game highlights is less than a month away. Without a doubt, the best way to watch each match is to watch it live in the stadium with thousands of people cheering and chanting their lungs out; no technology can beat that intensity and passion you feel in the stadium. However, we dare say that is not the most comprehensive and advanced way to watch it.
They root for laundry — or the hometown jerseys on their backs.
But a new Bleacher Report study of young American soccer fans indicates they think quite differently from traditional football or baseball fans. The study could have important implications for marketers trying to target year-old soccer fans over the next month as the U.
Large portions of both fan bases say star players are more important to them than team locations. As of March , nine of the Top 10 most followed athletes on Instagram were pro footballers.
The only non-soccer player to crack the Top 10 list? At a time when the NFL and MLB are offering more whip-around, highlight-driven programming, American soccer fans like to kick back with friends and enjoy an entire game. Because U.
The regular season is everything.
In comparison, the study reported the average age of PGA Tour viewers at 64 years old. Get the Front Office Sports Newsletter!
Leave this field empty if you're human: Among respondents years old, soccer is now tied with basketball for the second-most popular spectator sport, according to a Gallup poll in Among all U.
There are now more than 52 million U.