Football is arguably the most popular sport in the world and while many in the world say that India is more cricket centric, it is not true with a number of people die hard fans of football. Bollywood too is not far behind when it comes to football, let's take a look at the stars who are keen fans of the beautiful game.
10. Esha Gupta - Arsenal
The Jannat 2 actress is a big fan of Premier League side Arsenal and was seen spending most of her free time at the Emirates Stadium during the shoot of Humshakals.
The sultry siren also made news for her alleged link-up with Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin, with the duo clicked dining out together.
9. John Abraham - Real Madrid
Bollywood Hulk John Abraham is reportedly a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo and is a supporter of Spanish club Real Madrid. CR7 even reportedly sent the Dhoom star a signed jersey to his friend in the past.
8. Abhishek Bachchan - Chelsea
Junior Bachchan is reportedly a die-hard fan of the Blues, with AB even tweeting about the team on a number of occasions. Such is the passion of the 40-year-old, that he has turned father and global icon Amitabh Bachchan into a Chelsea supporter.
7. Ranveer Singh - Arsenal
Hearthrob Ranveer Singh is a proud Arsenal fan and is not shy of showing his love for the Gunners in public. The Befikre actor recently revealed that he only chooses the North London club while playing FIFA.
6. Hrithik Roshan - Real Madrid
The Bollywood superstar reportedly follows Real Madrid in his spare time and recently visited the Bernabeu Stadium with fellow actors Anil Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha. He even met Madrid superstars Karim Benzema, Luka Modric and Gareth Bale.
5. Deepika Padukone - Arsenal
One of India's brightest stars, Deepika Padukone too follows football and not surprisingly is an Arsenal fan. The Piku actress was included in the Gunner brigade by friend and producer Atul Kasbekar.
4. Rahul Dravid - Arsenal
Indian cricket legend Rahul Dravid is an avid Arsenal supporter, with the former batsman admitting he was drawn in by Arsene Wenger's "professorial and intellectual style". Dravid admitted that he and former skipper Sourav Ganguly, used to have long discussions on football during their time with India.
3. Ranbir Kapoor - Barcelona
It is no secret that Ranbir Kapoor is a big Barcelona fan, with the actor expressing his love and admiration for the club a number of times in the past. The 34-year-old has even met his idol Lionel Messi, getting the Argentinian to personally autograph his cap.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni - Manchester United
India's most successful captain in cricket, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known for his love of football, playing as a goalkeeper for his school when he started out. Mahi is a known follower of Premier League giants Manchester United, with the club even congratulating Dhoni on a wonderful career on social media recently.
1. Virat Kohli - Chelsea
India's Test and One Day International (ODI) skipper, Virat Kohli is another who follows the Premier League and is a big fan of Chelsea. The most followed cricketer in India even visited Stamford Bridge during India's tour of England in 2014, and follows their performances religiously.