Volleyball is a team sport in which each team comprises of 6 players. It is a very simple game and its popularity lies in its simplicity. It does not have many complicated rules making it easy to follow and making it more popular among fans. It was included in Olympics and it is played on beaches, wooden floors mats and on grounds as well. It is very popular worldwide. From poor countries of Africa to rich beaches of Australia this game is equally loved by its fans. If you are tall and your height is more than 6 feet than you can be very good at this game. Taller athletes are preferred at professional level because they have a better reach when compared to people with average height.
Most number of national federations (200):
Popularity of volleyball can be estimated from the fact that volleyball has the more than 200 national federations which are registered with Federation International of Volleyball (FIVB). Hence volleyball has the largest number of federations when compared to other sports in the world.
Popular sport in developing countries:
Volleyball is a sport which is very popular in developing countries like Turkey, South Korea as well. It is also a very popular sport in different parts of Asia like China and Japan also in few European countries like France, Italy Poland and Ukraine etc.