Football the World Game
Founded in England, back in the 1800s, football has become THE most watched sport in the world. Spanning from the Premier League to the Champions League, Serie A to the FA Cup, wherever the competition you can find the tickets you need right here, and likewise if you've got football tickets for sale, StubHub is here to help you out!
Football: Europe's Leading Leagues
Having made a broadcasting deal with Sky Sports for an all-but-cheap £5 billion, England's Premier League has become synonymous for football all over the world, with teams such as Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United all becoming global icons. Let it be said, that no league represents such a level playing field as the Premier League. Leicester City's Premier League victory certainly brings home the fact that it isn't an easy stay at the top! As for English football's style of play, the traditional quick attacks are key to success, much in the same way both corners and free-kicks can be deadly in the right hands. As you can imagine games due to the rapid nature, games can be both exciting and unpredictable. Click on the link to find Football tickets prices in the Premier League.
Laying host to football giants Barcelona, Real Madrid and more recently Atletico Madrid, La Liga has been a constant battle between these monolithic teams! The gulf between La Liga's top and bottom teams may be wide, but teams like Sevilla have consistently proved that on an international level, the teams can easily rival many others. La Liga has brought to the fore some of the world's most exciting and talented players, with midfielders usually taking centre stage! La Liga's clubs are rife with technically skilled players, and there's no denying that short passes play a huge role in the success of a team. While Barcelona really defined the "Tiki Taka" style, the general Spanish style placing possession above all else, which certainly demonstrates a level of teamwork and technical skill that is hard to find in any other country. So whether you want to see the El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona live, or any equally exciting games, click on the link for Football tickets in La Liga.
Serie A has been around since 1898, and early on, Serie A stood as a point of pride for Italians everywhere. Featuring the Seven Sisters of Italian football (Juventus, Inter, Milan, Fiorentina, Lazio, Napoli and Roma), Serie A has been long regarded as the most tactical football league in the world and historically Italy's clubs can lay claim to the most successful international titles. While these seven teams have rotated in quality, all of Seria A's clubs demonstrate Italy's signature strength in defence. As such games tend to be hard-worn, with strategy and tactics making or breaking a team, meaning that games can be rife with intensity. To see one of the Seven Sisters select your Football tickets from Serie A.
Consisting of 18 teams, the Bundesliga can boast the highest average stadium attendances in the world. While there's little doubt about the success of Bayern Munich, teams such as Borussia Dortmund, Wolfsburg and Stuttgart have proved just as capable of winning the Bundesliga season. While Germany's style of play may sometimes be criticised for its lack of finesse, the teams that play are certainly effective, and teamwork and organisation have long since been key to winning the Bundesliga. Click on the link to view all our Football tickets in the Bundesliga.
Football: A Global Game
However, this is not to say football is a sport limited to its European foundations. With its Spanish and Portuguese influences, South America is equally particularly passionate about football and has produced some of the game's greatest players Pele, Diego Maradona, Jairzinho to name a few highlights. And let's not forget about the terrific international managers which have appeared in the last decade, such as the controversial coach Mourinho, Guardiola, Wenger and Simeone, among others.
The sport is also growing rapidly in the US after David Beckham's infamous move to LA Galaxy in 2007 and more recently in economic giants India and China. The latter has set a target of winning the World Cup before 2050. Speaking of the World Cup, after the successes of the 2002 Japan/South Korea and 2010 South Africa tournaments the organisers have expanded the tournament to 48 teams - thus allowing the festival of football to branch out from it's European and South American roots. So if you're looking for football tickets, make sure you regularly check StubHub for Football tickets.