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SBD Global/December 5, 2013/Media

Barcelona Leads Top European Football Clubs With More Than 58 Million Social Media Users

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A report conducted by SBD Global showed that FC Barcelona leads all top European football clubs with more than 58 million social media followers. The Catalan club has more than 47 million fans on Facebook and more than 10 million Twitter followers. Barça is followed by league rival Real Madrid, which attracts more than 54 million users to its social media sites. The EPL's top social media club is ManU with more than 38 million users. Serie A side AC Milan leads the Italian league with more than 19.8 million followers, which ranks fifth among all the European clubs and far outdistances its second-place league rival Juventus, which has 9 million. Milan trails only the top two English and Spanish clubs in total social media followers. In Germany, Bayern Munich leads the way with more than 10 million followers. In France, Paris St. Germain holds the top spot with more than 6 million social media users. In terms of leagues, the EPL's following is the undisputed No. 1 with close to 14 million users on its official social media sites. The Premier League's presence is followed by La Liga (5,338,091), the Bundesliga (1,536,082), Serie A (1,519,111) and Ligue 1 (699,080).

PREMIER LEAGUE SOCIAL MEDIA DECEMBER 2013
Club
Facebook
Twitter
Total
Arsenal
16,618,402 3,148,536
19,766,938
Aston Villa
1,471,778
226,743 1,698,521
Cardiff City
148,692
81,885
230,577
Chelsea
19,892,211
3,084,073 22,976,284
Crystal Palace
42,247
71,309
113,556
Everton
474,140 277,392 751,532
Fulham
350,246 183,016 533,262
Hull City
220,047 62,466 282,513
Liverpool
13,482,598 2,147,788 15,630,386
Man City
6,996,163
1,328,070 8,324,233
ManU
37,147,019 1,481,479 38,628,498
Newcastle United
545,961
312,261 858,222
Norwich City
129,479 159,391 288,870
Southampton
102,347 164,178
266,525
Stoke City
114,501
152,586 267,087
Sunderland
130,012
181,360 311,372
Swansea City
213,112 177,825 390,937
Tottenham
2,913,659
709,400
3,623,059
West Brom
107,712
108,310 216,022
West Ham United
389,252
234,064
623,316
Premier Leauge
10,702,985
3,255,174
13,958,159

BUNDESLIGA SOCIAL MEDIA DECEMBER 2013
Club
Facebook
Twitter
Total
Bayer Leverkusen
314,721
54,799
369,520
Bayern Munich
10,067,622
769,177 10,836,839
Borussia Dortmund
5,508,927
667,886
6,176,813
Borussia Mönchengladbach
321,496
59,740 381,236
Eintracht Braunschweig
89,620
14,386
104,006
Eintracht Frankfurt
272,701 35,354 308,055
FC Augsburg
7,194
20,296 27,490
FC Nuremberg 210,476
44,949 255,425
FC Schalke
1,346,462 139,927 1,486,389
FSV Mainz
90,692
27,112 117,804
Hamburg SV
478,763 97,701 576,464
Hannover 96
229,655
52,861 282,516
Hertha Berlin
169,073 36,608 205,681
SC Freiburg
111,048 30,191 141,239
TSG Hoffenheim
97,424
25,795 123,219
VfB Stuttgart
343,057
53,400 396,457
VfL Wolfsburg
134,853
42,758 177,611
Werder Bremen 548,562
89,747
638,309
Bundesliga
1,420,387
115,695
1,536,082

LA LIGA SOCIAL MEDIA DECEMBER 2013
Club
Facebook
Twitter
Total
Athletic Bilbao
227,176
241,167
468,343
Atlético Madrid
1,025,103
538,739 1,563,842
CA Osasuna
8,710
60,387
69,097
Celta de Vigo
45,720
83,945 129,665
Elche CF
23,761
37,407
61,168
FC Barcelona
47,508,618 10,684,441 58,193,059
Getafe CF
-
- -
Granada CF
23,853
67,641 91,494
Levante UD
95,085 63,100 158,185
Málaga CF
419,240
227,972 647,212
Rayo Vallecano
1,585 61,731 63,316
RCD Espanyol
85,133
66,066 151,199
Real Betis
98,692 152,899 251,591
Real Madrid
44,825,217 9,615,470 54,440,687
Real Sociedad
88,734
109,999 198,733
Real Valladolid
23,396
63,266 86,662
Sevilla FC
186,604
187,065 373,669
UD Almería
10,974
33,675
44,649
Valencia CF
549,032
328,757
877,789
Villarreal CF
59,194
98,917
158,111
La Liga
4,037,524
1,300,567
5,338,091

SERIE A SOCIAL MEDIA DECEMBER 2013
Club
Facebook
Twitter
Total
Atalanta
30,152
20,659
50,811
Bologna
39,548
23,982 63,530
Cagliari
80,766
19,873
100,639
Catania
-
12,838 12,838
Chievo
19,475
19,879
39,354
Fiorentina
153,283 77,925 231,208
Genoa
82,777 38,200 120,977
Inter Milan
2,638,021
421,758 3,059,779
Juventus
8,237,612 882,522 9,120,134
Lazio
151,715
72,617 224,332
Livorno
- - -
Milan
18,246,015
1,623,500 19,869,515
Napoli
1,125,670 222,389 1,348,059
Parma
41,003 25,712 66,715
Roma
2,063,209 274,192 2,337,401
Sampdoria
52,724 29,362 82,086
Sassuolo
29,211
13,615 42,826
Torino
38,894
34,789
73,683
Udinese
66,005
30,349
96,354
Verona
43,691
17,143
60,834
Serie A
1,415,209
103,902
1,519,111

LIGUE 1 SOCIAL MEDIA DECEMBER 2013
Club
Facebook
Twitter
Total
Ajaccio 31,617
36,540
68,157
Bastia
48,395 28,110 76,505
Bordeaux
345,261
58,161
403,422
Evian 35,554 25,467 61,021
Guingamp
20,733
16,880
37,613
Lille
344,713 62,884 407,597
Lorient
45,767 31,017 76,784
Lyon
916,132 205,344 1,121,466
Marseille
2,646,010 805,554 3,451,564
AS Monaco
250,499 104,457 354,956
Montpellier
90,167 52,792 142,959
Nantes
82,678
47,749 130,427
Nice
56,954 32,319 89,273
Paris St. Germain
5,587,652 944,543 6,532,195
Reims
24,905 25,797 50,702
Rennes
138,769 39,587 178,356
Saint-Étienne
205,438 67,499 272,937
Sochaux
45,918
25,411
71,329
Toulouse
113,665
149,063
262,728
Valenciennes
27,168
30,400
57,568
Ligue 1
628,559
70,521 699,080

Note: The charts presented here show the number of official Twitter “followers” and Facebook “likes” for team and league sites as of Dec. 2. Compiled by Ryan Baucom, SportsBusiness Journal.
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