Today we will unveil to you the Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World. There are many football clubs around the world playing in various league competitions.
Over the years, football has enjoyed an increase in fandom which has in a way boosted the income of football clubs.
So, if you are a football fan and interested to know about the richest football clubs in the world, you will need to check this out.
Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World
It is no news that several clubs are trying to get back on their feet due to the impact of COVID-19 on football activities worldwide. However, some clubs registered profits and their earnings still look good.
A lot of money is generated from football and most club benefits from the revenue which comes in different form such as advert revenue, ticket sales, wears sales, events, participation in competitions, and a lot more.
The year looks good for some clubs as they are raking in a lot of revenue. We have highlighted below the list of the Richest Football Clubs.
Barcelona FC remains atop the list of Richest Football Clubs with a slight margin ahead of Spanish rivals Real Madrid. Although the club had a drop in revenue, it still managed to cling to the first spot as the Richest Football Club in the World.
2. Real Madrid
Real Madrid once occupied the first spot but has been displaced for some time now by its arch-rival, Barcelona FC. The Los Blancos fall behind Barcelona at a slight margin after their capital dropped by €42 million. Interestingly, the club was able to generate high revenue despite the COVID-19 impact.
3. Bayern Munich
The giant German club side has finally broken into the top three of the Richest Football Clubs. Bayern Munich moved up one spot to overtake Manchester United thereby occupying the third spot.
The club’s income received a boost as a result of winning several trophies including the UEFA Champions League, the Bundesliga title, and other trophies.
All these increased revenues of the club despite having a fall in revenue with about €26 million.
4. Manchester United
Manchester United experienced a great drop in revenue as it was once the richest club in the world occupying the first spot but is now occupying the fourth spot on our list of Top Richest Football Clubs in the World.
Nonetheless, it is still one of the Top 10 Richest Clubs in England despite its fall in revenue with about €131 million loss.
Manchester United also experienced a great decline in their commercial, match day, and broadcasting revenues which makes up the actual total revenue.
Liverpool is one of the Top 10 Richest Clubs in England and has also found its footing among the Richest Football Clubs. Liverpool won the 2018/2019 UEFA Champions League tournament and it has since then remained consistent in the tournament.
Plus, the club has continued to ensure it still finds a place among the top clubs in the world with the most revenue.
Despite recording a reduction in revenue by €46 million, the club was able to make over 500 million euros after summing up their commercial, matchday, and broadcasting revenues.
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6. Manchester City
We have yet another English Premier League club on the list of the Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World, and that is Manchester City. The club is in the final stage of the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League facing another EPL club, Chelsea FC in the finals.
Manchester City has worked hardworking its way up to the list of clubs with the most revenues and now occupies the sixth spot with a revenue of over 500 million euros.
7. Paris Saint-Germain
Taking a break from England clubs, we now move to France where Paris Saint-Germain comes in at the seventh spot on our list of Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World.
The club used to be found wanting on the list in previous times like Manchester city, it has worked its way up to become one of the richest clubs in recent times.
The club’s revenue was greatly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak as the French Ligue 1 season ended midway. Currently, the club’s revenue is at €540.6 million.
Chelsea FC is also representing the EPL on the list of Top 10 Richest Clubs in England with revenue of €469.7m. The club made it to the final stage of the 2020/2021 UEFA champions league final to fight it out with EPL rival Manchester City.
The club used to be out of the top 10 richest clubs but has made a positive earning in revenue which has earned it a spot on the list.
Tottenham Hotspur is yet another EPL team on the Top 10 Richest Clubs in England with revenue of €445.7 million.
The club’s revenue was greatly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak and they recently borrowed a loan of £175 million from the Bank of England to help curb financial pressure.
Juventus is the only Serie A club to make it on the list of Richest Football Clubs occupying the tenth spot. The club has experienced a decline in revenue which allowed the likes of Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur to overtake it on the list.
There you have the Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in the World. The list is made up of European football clubs due to the robust nature of the European club competition. What is your take on the list and hope you find your favorite team on the list.