The Saudi League is the best in Asia
A classification of Football Lovers, a website that specializes in sports affairs, showed that the Saudi Professional League ranks first in the Asian continent.
Also, it ranked 27th internationally, among the top 50 league championships in the world.
The ranking depends on TV views and the league’s popular audience. In addition, it rates the players’ market value.
Furthermore, the site considers the interaction of social media in following up on the league matches. It also measures the success of local clubs in the league in continental and international tournaments.
The Saudi League came in first place in Asia, exceeding the Chinese League, which ranked 29th in the world.
Also, the Qatari League ranked 36th in the world.
The site ranked the Saudi League as one of the most popular and widespread tournaments in the Middle East.
It also indicated the presence of a large number of professional players in the ranks of Saudi clubs.
The last season of the league ended with Al Hilal wining the title after a fierce competition with Al Shabab.
The league is the main football tournament in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And it is the second most valuable competition in Asia. Its market value is 473.70 million euros.
The first Saudi football league was held in the 1976–77 season as the “Premier League”.