The world's most famous sport football or soccer is considerably more serious than any time in recent memory. There are more than 3.5 billion football fans around the world. For a considerable lot of them, football is not only an amusement, it resembles a religion. Top professional football players are earning more than other sport men and women. The wealthiest soccer players are all playing in Europe. Spain, England, Italy, Germany and France are ranked as being the greatest league on Earth. All of them are competitive enough that they consistently capture the best talent. Premier League footballers earn an average of £2.3 million a year each, making it the best paying league in the world.