Study Shows Barcelona Is Brazil's Most Popular Foreign Football Club
A study by Brazilian company Stochos Sports Entertainment showed that Barcelona is the "foreign club with the most followers in Brazil," according to the EP. The study's figures "were obtained from an analysis of 8,345 qualitative interviews" carried out on people older than 16. Barcelona "is supported by 24.9% of Brazilian fans," with Real Madrid "way behind" at 11.8%. Brazil's next-most popular foreign clubs were AC Milan (3.7%), Chelsea (2.7%), ManU (2.5%), Bayern Munich (2%), Boca Juniors (1.4%) and Paris St. Germain (1.1%) (EP, 12/29).