Quicklinks: London, the city, London and football
No other city in the world has such strong ties to football as the Bristish capital. Therefore the title "Capital of football" seems to be more than appropriate. But even besides football, London is one of the most impressive cities worldwide.
London, the city
London is Europe's most important metropolis. More than 7 Mio people live within the city, even 12 Mios in the metro area. The history of London goes back as far as 50 AD.
that's not only the Big Ben, trendy Notting Hill or the Piccadilly Circus.
It's grey concrete jungles and dull subrubs as well. But exactly these
contrasts add up to an interesting and diverse city. Diversity is, what
describes London's inhabitans best. Besides large communities from Commonwealth
countries (e.g. India or Pakistan), people from all over the world have
come to live in London.
London and football
thirteen professional football clubs within the city borders and even
more clubs in the metro area, London offers a density of football teams.
like no other city in the world. The clubs are all very different, just
like the people living in London and nearly every (British) citizen has
a favorite team.
The prosperity of London's football clubs, combined with an impressive, vibrant city, makes London the perfect travel destination for football fans.