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Formula 1 teams as football clubs (1)

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Football and F1: two of the most popular sports on the planet.

For decades they have both led their respective fields as the dominant sport: Formula 1, the pinnacle of motor-sports; and football the beautiful game, loved by all.

There have been a few overlaps, like Chelsea FC's partnership with Sauber F1 team; but beyond that the two sports have held their merit in their own right.

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Fernando Alonso supported his motherland Spain during the World Cup wearing a Xabi Alonso jersey, Lukas Podolski was at the German GP after winning the WC last year.

And perhaps a more notorious connection: remember Kimi Raikkonen's typical candid reason explaining his absence from an Award Presentation by a certain Mr. Pele before the Brazilian GP of '06.

Of course, the format of F1 and football can no way be compared, but let's check out which team and club's are most similar.

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