Soccer, or football as it is more popularly known outside of the U.S., is the most popular sport in the world. According to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) more than 240 million people around the world play soccer regularly. And surveys show the sport enjoys an estimates 3.5 BILLION fans and viewers worldwide.
Towns with populations as with less than 200 people in countries like Costa Rica and Guatemala are known to have soccer fields.
With such impressive numbers, it’s no surprise that soccer has some of the most passionate fans of any sport. All over the world, from Scotland to Sweden to Italy to Brazil, soccer events draw enormous crowds. Soccer enthusiasts jump at any opportunity to see their favorite teams play.>
If you really want to take your love of soccer to the next level, consider look into soccer travel tours. These are one-of-a-kind trips designed to give you exclusive access to your favorite teams, tours of stadiums, tickets to matches, all mixed with the unique cultural experience of visiting local landmarks and hot spots.
Soccer fans in the United Kingdom prove particularly devoted to the sport of football. Many people throughout England, Scotland and Wales are fanatical about the love of their favorite football clubs. Teams like Manchester United, Chelsea, Celtic FC, and Cardiff City FC have immense fandoms, intense rivalries and all around lively environments that help fans get into the spirit of the game.
Soccer tour packages in the United Kingdom offer unbelievable selections and opportunities. Maybe you want to focus your tour within the limits of London and visit with the Chelsea, Arsenal and AFC Wimbledon teams, before jumping on a double decker bus and taking pictures with the guards at Buckingham Palace. Or, perhaps, you’d rather travel to Scotland and see the Celtic F.C. play and then hop on a train to Edinburgh.
Better yet, why not create a package that takes you all through Great Britain? Imagine having the opportunity to see so many renowned clubs play in their home stadiums, while also experiencing the rich history and attractions of England, Scotland and Wales. This is the type of vacation everyone in the family enjoy and never forget.
Not Just for Fans
Soccer is one of the most played sports in the world. Part of its appeal is that people of all ages can enjoy playing and watching the sport. Every year, an estimated 25 million children play soccer.
Soccer tours aren’t just fun family vacations or school trips. Soccer players and teams can also schedule a tournament as part of their soccer tour experience.
Various tour companies also offer special services that include the tournament experience. Players from all over come today to play at an international level. After your team visits with professional players, they can go and compete in their own match up. These type of tours offer invaluable opportunities to grow as a soccer player, while meeting fellow players from around the world.
Plan your own soccer tour today, and immerse yourself in your favorite sport while enjoying amazing cultural experiences.