Richest football clubs in the world for 2015, Real Madrid again tops the list

Richest football clubs in the world for 2015, Real Madrid again tops the list

Are you a fan of football? What is your favourite football club? Well, you might be a fan of real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United or Bayern Munich. You might be proud of your clubs when they are winning matches and titles. You might be proud of your favourite players.

 

Besides you are proud of your clubs for winning matches and titles, you might also be proud to know how rich is your club among the top football clubs in the world. The richness of football clubs indicates the financial strength and popularity worldwide. You might be interested to know how much your favourite clubs generate revenue to be the richest clubs. Forbes has recently ranked the world’s 20 richest clubs in 2015 based on the revenues and operating incomes generated during the previous 2013-2014 season. The rankings were based on various factors like matchday revenues, broadcasting revenues, commercial revenues, tickets and corporate hospitality  gate receipts, sponsorships and merchandising, social media followers, etc. Among the top 10 richest clubs, 5 are English clubs, 2 are Spanish clubs, 2 are Italian clubs while 1 is German club. Previous top spot holder Real Madrid is leading among the clubs and there is no change in the second and third spot holders. Newcastle United and West Ham United which did not occupy places in the previous rankings appear in 18th and 19th positions this time. Check out for your favourite clubs:

 

Rank Football Clubs Country Football Leagues Value
(in $million)
Revenue
(in $million)
Previous Rank
1 Real Madrid Spain La Liga 3,260 746 1
2 FC Barcelona Spain La Liga 3,160 657 2
3 Manchester United England Premier League 3,100 703 3
4 Bayern Munich Germany Bundesliga 2,350 661 4
5 Manchester City England Premier League 1,380 562 7
6 Chelsea England Premier League 1,370 526 6
7 Arsenal England Premier League 1,310 487 5
8 Liverpool England Premier League 982 415 10
9 Juventus Italy Serie A 837 379 9
10 Milan Italy Serie A 775 339 8
11 Borussia Dortmund Germany Bundesliga 700 355 11
12 Paris Saint-Germain France Ligue 1 634 643 15
13 Tottenham Hotspur England Premier League 600 293 13
14 FC Schalke 04 Germany Bundesliga 572 290 12
15 Internazionale Italy Serie A 439 222 14
16 Atletico Madrid Spain La Liga 436 231 17
17 Napoli Italy Serie A 353 224 20
18 Newcastle United England Premier League 349 210
19 West Ham United England Premier League 309 186
20 Galatasaray Turkey Super Lig 294 220 16

 

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