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Liverpool surpasses United, becomes the most popular English club in the U.S.

By Wilian Estrella

Liverpool surpasses United, becomes the most popular English club in the U.S.

The recent success of Jurgen Klopp's team has paid off and made it the most popular club in the United States.

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For some years now, the Premier League has become the most popular football league in the United States and a reflection of this was the visit of the English teams in the preseason played on North American soil.

Now, according to a survey published by Morning Consult, Liverpool recently became the team with the most fans in the U.S., surpassing even its fierce rival Manchester United, the club with the largest number of followers.

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According to data shared by the portal, 3 out of every 5 Premier League fans in the United States identified with Liverpool, making the Reds the most popular team in the country, followed by Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal.

One factor that has helped the Anfield club's popularity increase is the recent successes of qualifying for the Champions League final, as well as the League Cup and FA Cup titles against Chelsea, in addition to the Premier League and Champions League titles in previous seasons.

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The same study revealed by Morning Consult detailed that 53% of Premier League fans in North America prefer to follow MLS rather than any of the other major European soccer leagues such as La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and France's Ligue 1.

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