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Find Out What Leagues Had the Most Players in the World Cup

Now that the World Cup is over, you may be wondering where you can watch the best players in the world for the next four years.

Here’s our guide to the leagues that had the most number of players at the World Cup:

1. Premier League (England and Wales) — 105 World Cup players

US TV coverage: NBC Sports

Stars include Tim Howard (USA), Mesut Ozil (Germany), Andre Schurrle (Germany), Per Mertesacker (Germany), Sergio Aguero (Argentina), Pablo Zabaleta (Argentina), Robin Van Persie (Netherlands), Vincent Kompany (Belgium), Daniel Sturridge (England), Oscar (Brazil), Alexis Sanchez (Chile), Steven Gerrard (England), Oliver Giroud (France), Ramires (Brazil), Willian (Brazil), Patrice Evra (France), Joel Campbell (Costa Rica) and Bryan Ruiz (Costa Rica).

2. Serie A (Italy) — 81 players

US TV coverage: beIN SPORTS

Stars include Paul Pogba (France), Arturo Vidal (Chile), Andrea Pirlo (Italy), Daniel De Rossi (Italy), Mario Yepes (Colombia), Mario Balotelli (Italy), Miroslav Klose (Germany), and Nigel De Jong (Netherlands).

3. Bundesliga (Germany) — 73 players

US TV coverage: GolTV

Stars include Philipp Lahm (Germany), Arjen Robben (Netherlands), Dante (Brazil), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Germany), Mats Hummels (Germany), Toni Kroos (Germany), Luiz Gustavo (Brazil) and Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Netherlands).

4. La Liga (Spain) — 62 players

US TV coverage: beIN SPORTS

Stars include Lionel Messi (Argentina), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Sergio Ramos (Spain), Luis Suarez (Uruguay), Gerard Pique (Spain), Marcelo (Brazil), Angel Di Maria (Argentina) and Neymar (Brazil).

5. Ligue Un (France) — 47 players 

US TV coverage: beIN SPORTS

Stars include Thiago Silva (Brazil), David Luiz (Brazil), Edinson Cavani (Uruguay), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Argentina) and Maxwell (Brazil).

6. MLS (USA) — 22 players

US TV coverage: ESPN, NBCSN and regional sports networks

Stars include Tim Cahill (Australia), DeAndre Yedlin (USA), Michael Bradley (USA), Julio Cesar (Brazil), Kyle Beckerman (USA), Clint Dempsey (USA) and Giancarlo Gonzalez (Costa Rica).

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  1. Amit Shaw

    July 17, 2014 at 8:17 am

    Thanks for sharing the list Chris.

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