What are the best football anthems in the world? Ranking the 5 best chants in the sport
What are the best football anthems in the world? Ranking the 5 best chants in the sport as of 2022
A football club has a lot of ways to set itself apart from other clubs. A badge, a uniform, a stadium, and the most unique of them all, an anthem. An anthem indicates the love their fans have for the team and signifies the place the football team hold in the hearts of the supporters.
It unites and divides, encourages and discourages- depending on which side of the line you are on. So, without further ado, Alley Sport ranks the 5 best football anthems in the world as of 2021 and 2022. The criteria includes that the clubs must belong to national associations that are under the umbrella of FIFA.
What are the best football anthems in the world?
5. Anthem of Galatasaray S.K (Galatasaray Marşı)
Galatasaray have some of the most hardcore and enthusiastic football fans in the world, and it’s fitting that they have an anthem to match it. The title of the anthem Galatasaray Marsi translates to “Galatasaray march”, and it is one of the most intimidating anthems in world football. Lyrics | Video
4. AS Roma Anthem (Roma, Roma, Roma)
As simple as it sounds, its anything but. Composed with meaningful lyrics that signifies the glory of the great Roman football club and the support they have from their faithful, this chant is synonymous with football in Italy as a whole. The lyrics and video of the song in full can be found here.
3. Real Madrid Anthem (Hala Madrid y nada más)
This song was commissioned by Real Madrid president, Fiorentino Perez and composed by Real Madrid fan, Nadir Khayat. The anthem’s title translates to “Go Madrid and nothing more”. Hala Madrid is a battle cry that is widely used by the club’s fans before, during, and after matches. This tune has become synonymous with one of the biggest sports teams in the world, thus highlighting its success. Video
2. Manchester United Anthem (Glory, Glory Man United)
Manchester United are arguably the most popular club in world football. The English giants have become a mainstay in world sports due to Sir Alex Ferguson’s contributions over the past three decades. During their heyday, which are long gone now, ‘Glory Glory Man United’ was a song that struck fear into the heart of the opposition and was an anthem popular globally. Video
What are the best football anthems in the world?- Liverpool FC
The greatest anthem in world football has to Liverpool’s You’ll Never Walk Alone. Originally a song by Gerry and the Pacemakers, it was adopted by the fans when the song was being blasted in Anfield one fine day in 1940s. The club did a countdown of the top songs on UK Billboard inside the stadium, and the YNWA song just stuck.
It is interestingly also used by fans of Borussia Dortmund, highlighting the fame of the song across Europe. Interestingly enough, one can experience these anthems in FIFA 22 as well, as the game has taken big steps to ensure that the anthems are in the match to have the best possible in-game feel.
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