England is the home of football and the sport is the country's national game. The English national team is the joint oldest in the world and one of only seven to win the prestigious FIFA World Cup. English football's highest tier, the Premier League is the most watched football league in the world. Successful clubs, such as Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool enjoy a global following and their top players are household names throughout the world.
England has also hosted several world famous tournaments, notably the 1996 World Cup and the UEFA Euro 1996 championship. The country's largest stadium is Wembley Stadium, the home of the national team. Other famous stadiums in England include: Old Trafford, the Emirates Stadium, Anfield, Stamford Bridge, Villa Park and the Hillsborough Stadium.
Teams from England regularly compete in international club tournaments such as the Champions League and UEFA Cup. Every year thousands of fans travel to England to watch their teams play, many travelling the length and breadth of the country to see their favourite players in action. Most clubs are located in major urban centres and public transport is often the best way to travel to a match. England has international airports in important cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham. The frequent national bus and rail services are often the best way to get around the country, although England does also boast a comprehensive motorway network. Accommodation in England can be pricey, but fans willing to do some research will find plenty of reasonably priced hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs to choose from.