Rating of the most popular football clubs in Russia

The answer to one simple question: "For whom are ill?" May be the reason for a strong friendship or irreconcilable differences. Football fans are extremely jealous of the success of the "native" club and are ready to demonstrate their devotion to the favorite in every possible way.

The All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion( VCIOM) has studied the preferences of our compatriots and compiled the rating of the most popular Russian football clubs .

8-12.Rostov( Rostov-on-Don), Krylia Sovetov( Samara), Amkar( Perm), Volga( Nizhny Novgorod), Kuban( Krasnodar) scored one percent of the total number of respondents.


  • 7. "Rubin"( Kazan)
  • 6. "Anji"( Makhachkala)
  • 5. "Dynamo"( Moscow)
  • 4. "Locomotive"( Moscow)
  • 3. "CSKA"( Moscow)
  • 2"Spartak"( Moscow)
  • 1. Zenit( St. Petersburg)

7. "Rubin"( Kazan)

is a favorite for 3% of the polled fans. Under the current name, the team has been performing since 1965.In the ranking of the best clubs in the world, published by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics IFFHS "Rubin" takes the 43rd line. This is the best result among Russian clubs.

6. "Anji"( Makhachkala)

gives preference to 5% of fans. Since last year, the team is preparing for matches on a well-equipped base near the village of Kratovo. And since 2012, coach "Anji" was Guus Hiddink, to which players and fans have high hopes.

5. "Dynamo"( Moscow)

according to VTsIOM has an equal number of fans with the club "Anji" - 5% of the respondents."Dynamo" - one of the oldest clubs of the CCC R. Organized departures of the fans of the team began in the 1970s. Since then, the club's fans have proven themselves as a united and often quite irreconcilable association. Particularly acute is the communication of fans at matches with Zenit.

4. Lokomotiv( Moscow)

is a favorite club for 6% of Russians polled by VTsIOM.Loko is a two-time winner of the USSR Cup, a five-time winner of the Russian Cup, a two-time Russian champion, a two-time winner of the Russian Super Cup. Since November 24, 2011, to the delight of fans in the stadium "Lokomotiv" operates a museum of the football club, which has no analogues in Russia.

3. CSKA Moscow( Moscow)

voted 13% of the fans. The team was the first Russian club to win the European tournament - the UEFA Cup 2004/05.For its hundred-year history, the club became a five-time winner of the USSR Cup, seven-time champion of the USSR, three-time champion of Russia, four-time winner of the Russian Super Cup, six-time winner of the Cup of Russia.

2. Spartak( Moscow)

is the best club for 14% of football fans."Spartacus" was the first team in the history of the USSR, which had the first fans who decorated themselves with special symbols and struck Soviet stadiums with songs and cries. The club management introduced the "fan map" system, which is not only an electronic ticket for the home team matches, but also allows you to take advantage of various discounts and bonuses.

1. Zenit( St. Petersburg)

is the leader in the number of dedicated fans( 26%).According to the German company "Sport + Markt", the St. Petersburg club is among the ten most popular clubs in Europe."Zenith" - the owner of all the highest football trophies in Russia: the Cup of Russia, the Super Cup, the Premier League Cup and the championship title. For those who want to keep abreast of the affairs of their favorite club, the official Zenit application for the Android OS is available on the team's website, designed for direct video broadcasts from games, news articles, and the update of the calendar of matches. By the way, the most popular footballer in Russia, according to VTsIOM, is midfielder Zenit Andrei Arshavin, who left Arsenal for the sake of blue-white-blue London.