The 19 most popular football clubs on social media

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The 19 most followed football clubs in the world on social media in the 2014/15 season have been announced by Deloitte.

Deloitte based its ranking on each team's Facebook page likes, but also included Twitter and Instagram followers as well.

Mirroring the football club rich list, eight of the top rated clubs were English, while Germany and Spain took three places each.

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As with the rich list, Barcelona and Real Madrid fought for the number one place.

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain had the biggest percentage growth from the year before on Twitter, with both growing their number of followers around 60%.

Check out the list below.

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