Soccer is by far the most popular spectator sport in Rhine Ruhr. A good few local teams play in the the first league and several championships, including Borrusia 09 Dortmund, FC Schalke 04 in Gelsenkirchen and Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Those who enjoy viewing others who are being active can also indulge in horse racing in many locations across the region both in summer and the winter. Indoors, basketball, ice hockey, handball and table tennis can appeal too.
The events calender also includes popular spectator sports such varous marathons and cycling races.
A variety of spectator sports are available to view in Neuss. Horse racing during the winter months brings punters out even on cold evenings. Basketball and ice hockey appeal as do the local football who always welcome support. The cycling race and equestrian weekend too are popular.
Numerous spectator sports are available in Düsseldorf to entertain those interested in viewing others who are being active. The local soccer team is always making headlines while experiencing its ups and downs. At the time of writing Fortuna is looking good.
An array of spectator sports are on offer to audiences across the whole Ruhr metropolis. The sport that draws the most spectators is by far soccer with three major teams in Bochum, Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen. Handball, basketball, ice hockey and horse racing attract audiences too.