Real Madrid most valuable football club, Barcelona second – Forbes
Written by Morenike Adebayo on July 14, 2016
Real Madrid have been overtaken by the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys as the world’s most valuable sports team, according to Forbes magazine. The La Liga giants had been on top of the rankings for the past three years, and the Cowboys’ jump marks the first time since 2011 a football club has not occupied the top spot.
Real remain the most valuable football club, however, with a calculated value of three-point-six-five billion dollars, topping a list of eight clubs to make the rankings. La Liga rivals Barcelona were spot behind Real on the list with a value three-point-five-five billion dollars. Manchester United were the next football club ranked fifth overall with a value of three-point-three-two billion dollars. In addition to their value, Real Madrid also led all teams in revenue, generating six hundred and ninety-four million dollars during the 2014-2015 season.