The Football Teams Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr & George Harrison supported

The Beatles were unarguably the greatest band ever, they pretty much own every record in the music industry from most number one singles to number one albums to highest all-time album sales.

However, the plain fact is that none of the Beatles took football very seriously. They represented the city of Liverpool more than Liverpool football club. We’ll still give you a bit of the theories nonetheless.

Paul McCartney supposedly leans towards Everton because his family are all Evertonians. In an interview with Radio Merseyside he said, “Here’s the deal: my father was born in Everton, my family are officially Evertonians, so if it comes down to a derby match or an FA Cup final between the two, I would have to support Everton.”

“I support them both [Liverpool and Everton]. They are both great teams. But if it comes to the crunch, I’m Evertonian.”

George Harrison wasn’t really much of a football fan. He was quoted, when asked about which club he supported saying, “There are three teams in Liverpool and I prefer the other one.” –  Not much of a football fan, quite clearly.

John Lennon wasn’t a big football fan either, but it is believed he supported Liverpool as a child. However, a drawing he made when he was 11 years old showing an FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Newcastle in 1952 has baffled Beatles and Liverpool fans for years. The drawing was used in his 1974 album ‘Walls and Bridges’. Newcastle beat Arsenal 1-0 to win the FA Cup in that final.

However, he was not a fan of either club or football in general and it was just a memory he drew as a child.

Finally, Ringo Starr is apparently an Arsenal fan because his Londoner father took him to only Arsenal games in his youth. But the drummer’s children are season ticket holders at Anfield. So in the end, it just leaves everything ambiguous with the Beatles.

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