👾 20 football clubs with the most Twitter interactions in July
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👾 20 football clubs with the most Twitter interactions in July

World football's visibility on social media has gone through the roof in recent years with devoted fans more vocal than ever.

It's never been easier for a team's followers to have their say on transfers, performances and signings than it is in 2020.

Deporfinanzas on Twitter releases frequent top 20 lists relating to sports teams on digital platforms Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. The immediacy of Twitter makes it highly appealing to football fans as it gives them a voice.

July 2020 was another frenzied month in the world of football despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with the Champions League taking centre stage in Europe. 

🐦 Top 20 Twitter interactions for July

  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Man United: 10.50m
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Liverpool: 9.12m
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Chelsea: 7.95m
  • 🇪🇸 Barcelona: 7.91m
  • 🇪🇸 Real Madrid: 7.86m
  • 🇧🇷 Flamengo: 6.61m
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Arsenal: 6.22m
  • 🇹🇷 Galatasaray: 3.45m
  • 🇹🇷 Fenerbahçe: 3.05m
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Tottenham: 2.24m

  • 🇮🇹 Juventus: 2.23m
  • 🇹🇷 Beşiktaş: 2.11m
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Man City: 2.10m
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Leeds United: 1.94m
  • 🇫🇷 PSG: 1.81m
  • 🇧🇷 Corinthians: 1.55m
  • 🇧🇷 Atlético Mineiro: 1.31m
  • 🇩🇪 Bayern Munich: 1.30m
  • 🇧🇷 Fluminense: 1.13m
  • 🇹🇷 Trabzonspor: 1.09m

Somewhat surprisingly, there are four Brazilian clubs represented in the top 20, reminding us of the sheer size of the football audience in a country that is genuinely mad about football. Turkey is also well represented with Trabzonspor, Beşiktaş, Fener and Galatasaray all getting millions of mentions. The viral trend "Come to Beşiktaş" has had a lasting legacy.

Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona will always be relevant on social media, but it's three Premier League clubs leading the pack as things stand with Man United and Liverpool's long-lasting rivalry standing the test of time across all global platforms.

And as for the Premier League as a brand at large, seven of this top 20 are from the English top-flight including newly-promoted Leeds United, whose fanbase has remained as loyal as ever despite a turbulent recent history.

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