The 10 most popular teams in professional sports

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But who are the fanniest fans of them all?

Check out this list of the top ten sports franchises in the world (via Forbes, which lists the most valuable, and Bleacher Report, which lists their most popular teams here.)

1. Manchester United: The team has 659 million fans, according to the Guardian.

2. Dallas Cowboys: Jerry Jones has helped make football a religion in Texas.

3. New York Yankees: Other sports refer to their most dominant teams as “The Yankees of _______.” As in “Primorac Kotor are the Yankees of water polo.”

4. Washington Redskins: The team’s owner may be hated, but the team itself is wildly adored.

5. Real Madrid: This soccer club has one of the world’s most popular athletes, Cristiano Ronaldo, so it only makes sense that it would be among the most popular franchises.

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