Real Madrid named as the World's Most Valuable Football Team by Forbes [See Full List]


Real Madrid has been named as the most valuable football club in the world according to Forbes magazine. The Spanish giants has been valued at just under €3.2 billion and top the list for the fourth year in a row.
The Champions League finalists are just ahead of Spanish rivals Barcelona. Both teams and Manchester United are the only football teams in the world to be valued at over €3 billion.
Six Premier League teams make the top-ten of the list with Manchester United and Arsenal in the top-five.
Despite their relegation, Newcastle United are ranked as the 20th most-valuable team in the world. West Ham United are also in the top-20 and will be expected to rise even higher in the table next-season with an improved television deal and the move to the Olympic Stadium.
NFL team, the Dallas Cowboys remain the most valuable sports-team in the world and are joined by rivals, the New England Patriots in the top-five. The American teams book-end the Spanish duo and Manchester United.
Unsurprisingly, Premier League champions Leicester City have not made the list.






Rank Team Current Value 1-Yr Value Change Debt/Value Revenue Operating Income

#1 Real Madrid $3.645 B 12% 3% $694 M $162 M

#2 Barcelona $3.549 B 12% 2% $675 M $108 M

#3 Manchester United $3.317 B 7% 20% $625 M $190 M

#4 Bayern Munich $2.678 B 14% 0% $570 M $60 M

#5 Arsenal $2.017 B 54% 17% $524 M $122 M

#6 Manchester City $1.921 B 40% 0% $558 M $131 M

#7 Chelsea $1.661 B 21% 0% $505 M $25 M

#8 Liverpool $1.548 B 58% 5% $471 M $115 M

#9 Juventus $1.299 B 55% 4% $390 M $81 M

#10 Tottenham Hotspur $1.017 B 69% 2% $310 M $73 M






#11 Borussia Dortmund $836 M 19% 0% $338 M $52 M

#12 AC Milan $825 M 6% 32% $240 M $-29 M

#13 Paris Saint-Germain $814 M 28% 0% $578 M $1 M

#14 Schalke 04 $655 M 15% 21% $264 M $67 M

#15 Atletico de Madrid $633 M 45% 22% $225 M $46 M

#16 Inter Milan $559 M 27% 43% $198 M $6 M

#17 West Ham United $542 M 76% 6% $194 M $43 M

#18 AS Roma $508 M – 36% $217 M $-19 M

#19 Napoli $396 M 12% 0% $151 M $37 M

#20 Newcastle United $383 M 10% 0% $204 M $68 M


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