In the world of online betting, players could do worse than place a wager on a football match, or soccer to those of us in North America and Australia. As the world’s most-watched sport, football presents all kinds of enticing opportunities for the savvy. From score casts in which you name a goalscorer and a final score or a simple results bet in which you call the winner of the game (or a draw), there are so many bets to place on football matches.
Of course, some matches attract more bets than others, with the number of wagers placed usually mirroring the profile of the game taking place. Thankfully, sites like Fruity King take bets on all of the big matches so players need not look too far in search of a quality spot to stake a wager.
In this article, we will take a look at some of the most bet on football matches of all time. From World Cup finals to the showcase event of the UEFA Champions League, football’s most treasured club competition, we will consider it all right here. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at what might just be the most bet on football match of all time as well as others of the same type that have occurred down the years.
World Cup Final Football Bets
Every four years, football fans (and let’s be honest, everyone else too!) stop what they are doing to take in the spectacle that is the FIFA World Cup. With guaranteed drama, heart in the mouth moments aplenty and no shortage of goals, this is the blue riband event in the footballing calendar and so there can be no surprise that World Cup games are among the most bet on of all time!
Yet there is one World Cup game that attracts more bets than any – the final of course! Whenever the showcase reaches its crescendo, gamblers the world over love nothing more than to stake a wager on the final game, often picking a winner to be crowned champions of the world.
Back in 2018, we saw France lift the celebrated trophy after a riotous win over Croatia that ended 4-2 to Les Bleus. Whilst few would have predicted such a high-scoring game, those that guessed the correct score will surely have scooped a nice amount of cash as a result! Let’s now take a look at what is the most bet on football match of all time when it comes to the club format of the game.
Champions League Final Football Bets
Whereas the World Cup final takes place every four years, the UEFA Champions League, European football’s top club competition, has its climax every year, usually toward the end of the month of May as a means to cap off that year’s European soccer schedule. As such a huge event, it goes without saying that the Champions League final is one of the most bet on football matches of all time.
Undoubtedly, the 2021 final would have gone down as a win for the bookies when favourites Manchester City went down in something of a shock loss to Thomas Tuchel’s organised, resilient and talented Chelsea side.
By: Thomas Jones
Featured Image: @GabFoligno / Darren Walsh – Chelsea FC