According to Forbes, Real Madrid is the most valuable soccer team at the moment. In other words, Real Madrid is the richest football club. The club is worth over $300 billion with a whooping $694 million in annual revenue.
For the 4th time in row, Real Madrid is taking the top spot for the year as the richest football club in the world. It is interesting to know that in 2004, the soccer club was estimated to a worth of $3.44 billion (£2 billion).
Following closely on the list is Barcelona with an estimate of $3.549 billion. Manchester United takes the 3rd spot with a $3.317 billion net worth.
AC Milan with an estimate of $825 million is at the 12th position; followed by Paris Saint-Germain at $814 million; Inter Milan takes the 16th spot with $559 million; and Newcastle United at the 2oth spot with $383 million.
According to Forbes, the 20 richest football clubs are worth a summative average of $1.44 billion. This shows a 24% increase from last year.
Real Madrid ranks as the world’s second richest sports team, after Dallas Cowboys American football team, which has a net worth of $4 billion (£2.77 billion).
These are the top 20 most valuable soccer team according to Forbes:
Net Worth: $1.017 Billion (£704 Million)
Net Worth: $1.299 Billion (£900 Million)
Net Worth: $1.548 Billion (£1.07 Billion)
Net Worth: $1.661 Billion (£1.15 Billion)
6. Manchester City
Net Worth: $1.921 Billion (£1.33 Billion)
Net Worth: $2.017 Billion (£1.4 Billion)
4. Bayern Munich
Net Worth: $2.678 Billion (£1.85 Billion)
3. Manchester United
Net Worth: $3.317 Billion (£2.3 Billion)
Net Worth: $3.549 Billion (£2.46 Billion)
1. Real Madrid
Net Worth: $3.645 Billion (£2.52 Billion)
11. Borussia Dortmund $836 Million
12. AC Milan $825 Milion
13. Paris Saint-Germain $814 Million
14. Schalke 04 $655 Million
15. Atletico de Madrid $633 Million
16. Inter Milan $559 Million
17. West Ham United $542 Million
18. AS Roma $508 Million
19. Napoli $396 Million
20. Newcastle United $383 Million