Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World

| 16.09.2020
Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World

Football is unquestionably the world’s most famous sports. It has been uniting fans all over the world. As of recent, an estimate puts the number of fans who watch this unique sport to 3.5 billion. As each football club's fan base increases, the popularity and value of the clubs increase too.

But before we mention the richest football clubs in the world, isn’t it pretty to know how they got so rich? Well, football clubs become so rich based on various reasons such as players transfer funds, TV and broadcasting rights revenues, shirt and kits sales, number of ticket sales, advertisement, and sponsorship.

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Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World

According to the Deloitte Football Money League, below is the list of the top ten richest football clubs in the world as of 2020. Some teams have tried to maintain their position on the list while some have been knocked down the list. For instance, the Arsenal FC, which was 9th on the list in 2019, has been knocked down for the first time in a couple of years. Additionally, Real Madrid has been increasing significantly in terms of revenue over the past year. Barcelona FC has skyrocketed and has overtaken Real Madrid by becoming the richest football club in the world. Take a look at the list below.

1. Barcelona- Revenue (€840.8M)

Messi Barcelona Richest football club in the world

The Spanish football club, Barcelona has become the highest-earning football club by overtaken its rival, Real Madrid. The Spanish champions generated revenue of € 840.8 million this year, according to the ranking by the Deloitte Football Money League. This record figure is over 10% more than Real Madrid, who is now second on the list. Barcelona generated almost €223M from its broadcasting right this season and a sum of €144.8M from sold tickets. The club has a huge fan base across the globe, and it is the fourth most valuable team.

2. Real Madrid – Revenue (€757.3 M)

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Real Madrid was the highest rated in terms of aggregate revenue of $750.9 in 2019 but has been overtaken recently by Barcelona. Since the inception of La Liga in 1929, it has never been relegated from the top division of the league alongside its Spanish counterpart, Barcelona. A total of about €315.5M was generated from the commercial deals, and € 251.3m was generated from broadcasting right/ TV shows.

3. Manchester United- Revenue (€711.5M)

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Manchester United took the first position in the 2018 ranking but dropped to the third position in 2019 and has secured their 3rd position in the recent ranking. The club has won more trophies than all other clubs in the English Premier League. A total of €316.1M revenue was generated from sponsorship and commercials alongside an income of €230.4M from broadcasting rights. The UEFA Europa League won by the Red Devils a year ago had a significant impact on the club’s present revenue.

4. Bayern Munich- Revenue (€660.1M)

Bayern Munich Richest football club in the world

Bayern Munich has been securing its fourth position since 2017. The German club won their home league in 7 consecutive rows yielding an increase in overall ticket sales of €103.8M this season. The club is the biggest in Germany. Bayern had an income of €348.7M through sponsorship by their kit supplier Addidas, and Deutsche Telekom, their jersey sponsor.

5. Paris Saint-Germain- Revenue (€635.9M)

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Paris Saint-Germain has stepped up from the 6th position and currently holds the 5th position among the richest club with combined revenue of €635.9M. They got €313.3M from their kit supplier and Emirates, their key sponsor. Apart from this, €127.8M was earned from their broadcasting rights.

6. Manchester City- Revenue (€610.6M)

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Manchester City holds the sixth richest club position with revenue of €610.6M. The club generated €265M from sponsorship and commercials plus €63.9M from ticket sales. Man City has won 6 domestic league titles and is the only EPL team to obtain 100 points in a single season in 2018.

7. Liverpool- Revenue (€604.7M)

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Liverpool maintains the 7th richest club with total revenue of €604.7M. The club won the 2019 Champions League and is one of the most popular EPL team in 2020. They generated a sum of €251.3M from their broadcasting rights and €170.8M from commercial deals. The club generates the most expensive TV rights money deal every year. Additionally, the club generated €91.6M through ticket sales. The Reds is one of the respected and widely supported teams in the world.

8. Tottenham Hotspur- Revenue (€521.1M)

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Tottenham is in the 8th position with a revenue of €521.1M. The increase in revenue of the Hotspurs is witnessed from the commercial partnership, jersey sponsor, ticket income, and Nike, their kit sponsor. The club is expected to experience an overall rise in revenue in the future due to its high performance in UEFA Champions League and EPL.

9. Chelsea- Revenue (€513.1M)

Chelsea Richest football club in the world

Chelsea obtained overall revenue of €513.1M and holds the 9th position among the richest football club. Like most other clubs on the ranking, the Blues also experienced a significant increase in revenue this season. €191.8M was generated from commercials with their Jersey sponsor Yokohama Tyres, and Kit’s providers Addidas added to the Blues revenue. The club generated €230.5M from broadcasting right and €83.4M from ticket sales. Based on attendance records, the Blues have the sixth-largest fandom in England.

10. Juventus- Revenue (€459.7M)

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Juventus, the Italian-based club, earns the 10th spot on the list of the richest clubs with total revenue of €459.7M. The transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid in 2019 to this Club has significantly impacted the club’s progress. The win of the Serie A league for an 8 year in a row has also helped boost the club’s revenue.

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