Top 5 Richest Sports Clubs In The World in 2018
Many sports lovers focus much on the results of their respective clubs forgetting about looking on the performance of their clubs financially. Today, let’s have a look at the five richest sports clubs in the world in the year 2018.
5. New York Yankees- $4.0 Billion
The Major League Baseball giants New York Yankees comes fifth on this year’s list. The New York-based side has lifted 27 World Series Championships with the last one coming in 2009 under former Coach Joe Girardi.
New York Yankee fans are crying for a title something which their current coach Aaron Boone has to emphasize on if he is to maintain his position. According to Forbes latest valuation, New York Yankees is valued $4.0 billion.
4. Barcelona- $4.064 Billion
The Catalan giants come fourth on the list. They have lifted La Liga eight times times in the last ten years, with four Uefa Champions League in 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015.The club has a valuation $4.064 billion in 2018 according to Forbes.
3. Real Madrid- $4.088 Billion
The most decorated club in Uefa competitions is third on the list. They are the defending champions winning it in May by beating Liverpool 3-1. The Los Blancos failed to retain their La Liga title but they went all the way to lift the big one. They have now won 13 European crowns. The closest challenger is AC Milan who will not even play in Europe for the next two years after UEFA banned them for breaking financial rules. The Spanish Capital giant is worth $4.088 billion in 2018 according to Forbes.
2. Manchester United- $4.12 Billion
Despite their poor form on the pitch in the last five years, finishing last season trophy-less, Manchester United is doing well financially sitting second on the list ahead of Real Madrid and Barcelona. United manager Jose Mourinho has a lot of question marks in his position from United fans, so he needs to deliver by winning them any major trophy this season otherwise things are not going well for the Portuguese manager.
1. Dallas Cowboys- $4.8 Billion
The American football team has dominated the money League for several years now. The Dallas based giant has not lifted National Football League title since 1996 but they continue to attract top dollars. For instance, their home stadium is sponsored by media giant AT &T. The training ground is named after American car maker Ford. Forbes values the club at $4.8 billion.