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Top 5 most liked Indian football clubs on social media 

Puneet Hooda
Modified 20 Dec 2019, 21:22 IST

Indian Super League
Indian Super League

Social media has become one of the easiest ways for football clubs to interact with fans. With the advancements in technology and change in dynamics of the game, Facebook and other social networking sites play a significant role in the development of the game across the globe.

The inception of the Indian Super League (ISL) has resulted in the growth of football in the country, and social media has played a pivotal role in it. Nowadays clubs are using social networking sites like- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc. for the promotion of their respective clubs and this is usually done by making an official page of the club which is handled by various social media experts.

Here, we will look at 5 most popular Indian football clubs on social media.

#5 FC Pune City (11,35,000+)

FC Pune City boast a following in excess of 11 million across all social media handles.
FC Pune City
a following in excess of 11 million across all social media handles.

At number 5 we have FC Pune City. The club is co-owned by Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor. The stallions have 9,89,000+ followers on Facebook, 97,000+ followers on Instagram and 1,49,000+ followers on Twitter. Their best performance in the ISL was last season when they reached the semi-finals. French legend David Trezeguet played for FC Pune City during the 2014 season and scored 2 goals in 9 games.

In the current season of the ISL, FC Pune City occupy the 7th position on the table with 18 points in 15 matches, and their chances of qualifying for the knockout stages are minimal.

#4 Chennaiyin FC ( 14,90,000+)

ISL Winners
ISL Winners

Chennaiyin FC is one of the most successful sides in the ISL. The club is co-owned by famous Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, Indian Cricket team wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, and Vita Dani. Chennayin FC have 4,65,000+ followers on Facebook, 1,69,000+ followers on Instagram and 8,56,000+ followers on Twitter.

They've won the ISL title twice, beating FC Goa 3-2 in 2014, and edging past Bengaluru in 2017. Chennayin FC are currently languishing at the bottom of the ISL table and are enduring one of their worst ever campaigns.

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