From our analysis of Nielsen data, in the 2016–2017 regular season, National Football League (NFL) ratings among millennials declined 9 percent. However, the number of millennials watching the NFL actually increased from the prior season (from 65 percent to 67 percent of all millennials).
Where is soccer not as popular as baseball? Where is soccer most popular in the US? What is the #1 sport in America? What country does not play soccer? What is the least popular sport in America? Sport Favorite sport TV viewing record (since 2010)1 Baseball/Softball 9% 40.0m Soccer 7% 27.3m Apr 30, 2021
Numbers speak for themselves: Only half (47%) of Gen Zers identify themselves as sports fans. To compare, 63% of all 18+ considered themselves as sports fans, and 69% of millennials. While 50% of millennials, said they watch live sports at least once a week, only 1 in 4 individuals ages 13-23 said the same.Apr 16,…
According to ESPN’s internal data, some 96 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds still identify as sports fans, a consistent figure over the past decade. But the share of fans who call themselves “avid” has dropped, from 42 percent a decade ago to 34 percent last year.Nov 24, 2020
The main reason why soccer is not popular in the USA is because of the American culture. There is a great number of aspects in soccer that simply don’t match with the social beliefs of americans. This phenomenon, combined with other historical events, made soccer a unactractive sport for americans.