Top 10 richest Football clubs in the world and their worth. Which team rules?

Football is one of the most consumed sports in the world with billions of fans supporting their favourite clubs. Most of the football clubs in the world are either owned by billionaires or a group of stakeholders. When it comes football clubs it is safe to say that the wealth status of a club can contribute immensely to the popularity and performance of a team.

Too much money for a club means top class players, good facilities, better allowances and salaries for players and workers. We will be looking at what makes a team rich and the number of clubs that can be termed the “money bags” (Richest Football Clubs In The World)

10. Tottenham Hotspurs

Team Worth – $1.058 billion. 

Owned by a British billionaire Joe Lewis, Tottenham Hotspurs is a football team that plays in the English Premier League in Europe. Their home stadium is White Hart Lane in England. The team is worth a whopping $1.058 billion.

09. Juventus

Team Worth – $1.258 billion.

The Italian team’s home stadium is in Turin, Piedmont. The club is arguably one of the most celebrated clubs in the world, pioneered by a number of the students from Turin and has since been managed by the Agnelli family. The club has won over 31 Serie A titles and has been awarded so many other accolades for their brilliant performances. They are said to be worth over $1.258 billion.
08. Liverpool

Team Worth – $1.492 billion.

The Reds as they are widely nicknamed is one of the richest clubs in the world and they land on the number 8th position. Liverpool is a football team that plays for the English side. The club is co-owned by Fenway Sports Group with John W. Henry claiming the majority ownership. Liverpool can boast of having their shelves decorated with five European cups and three UEFA cups over the years. The club’s net worth is estimated at $1.492 billion.
07. Chelsea

Team Worth – $1.845 billion.

Spotted at number seven on our list of the richest clubs in 2017 is the league toppers, Chelsea. Chelsea FC is a big player in the English Premier league. They have enjoyed immense success in the last 10 years. They have won 4 premier league titles in the last 10 years, 7 FA cups, 1 UEFA champions league. The club is owned by a Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and their net worth is $1.845 billion.
06. Arsenal

Team Worth – $1.932 billion.

English Arsenal takes the number 6 spot on our list. The club is from Highbury in London. Arsenal has secured 12 FA cups over the years including thirteen league titles among many other awards. Forbes has it that Arsenal is among the top two English clubs with a net worth of $1.932 billion.
05. Manchester City

Team Worth – $2.083 billion.

At number 5 is another English club, Manchester City. City plays for the premiership side. Originally, the club was known as Ardwick Association football team but later changed their name to the present popular Manchester City. The club has won 4 FA community shield cups, 5 FA cups, and 4 football cups. The club is owned by an Abu Dhabi group and is worth $2.083 billion.

04. Bayern Munich

Team Worth – $2.713 billion.

German team, Bayern Munich claims the number 4 spot. They are arguably the most professional club in Germany. The German club has won the European cup, UEFA Champions league among other awards over the years. They are worth $2.713 billion.
03. Real Madrid

Team Worth – $3.58 billion.

Real Madrid has arguably got the best team in performance and finance among other impressive qualities. The Spanish giants are spotted at the number 3 on the list of top 10 Richest Football Clubs In The World. Before now, the Los Blancos reigned as the richest football club for many years until a Premiership side took away the mantle of leadership from them. The club is owned by more than 85,000 members. The club earns an estimated $500 million in a season and is worth $3.58 billion according to Forbes Magazine.
02. Barcelona

Team Worth – $3.635 billion.

Another Spanish colossus, Barcelona is one of the best football clubs in the world housing some of the world’s most loved players, including Lionel Messi. Barcelona has won 24 La Liga titles, 29 Copa Del Rey cups, and 3 UEFA Champions League titles. Barcelona is owned by a group of stakeholders. The club’s net worth is estimated at $3.635 billion.
01. Manchester United

Team Worth – $3.689 billion.

English football club, Manchester United are arguably the most celebrated club in the world. United were valued at $3.689 billion (£2.86bn) and returned to the top of the annual list for the first time in five years. Based in Old Trafford, England, The Red Devils as they are popularly known are one of the best performing team in the English Premier League. The club is said to have won Premiership title 20 times, FA Cup 12 times, and the European Cup three times.