The most popular sports teams on Facebook

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Manchester United have today surpassed Liverpool as the best supported Premier League team on Facebook.

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The social networking site, with its 500 millions users, provides an interesting insight into the popularity of sporting teams around the world.

Here, we take a look at the 20 most popular teams in the world, based on the number of fans on their official Facebook page. The countdown provides some interesting results.