At number 6 in most popular football leagues in the world right, is Eredivisie of Netherlands. Despite being the hotbed of emerging talent for a long time, Eredivisie is not usually considered as the Top 5 football leagues in the world but statistics prove otherwise.
With an average of 1.7 goals a match and the top 4 having just a 4 points difference it’s fiercely competitive despite not having a good representation at Europa or the Champions League.
5. Ligue 1
At number 5 spot in the list of most popular football leagues in the world right is the French Ligue 1. The clubs from Ligue 1 have always proven to be tough test for their European opponents.
Some of the most promising talents have been discovered in France, who later became very popular players. Surprisingly, Saint-Etienne hold the record of most league titles won.