Manchester United are world's richest team again (Richest Team In The World)


Blackleaf
#1
European Cup finalists Manchester United have overtaken Real Madrid to become the world's richest football team....again.

Like they dominate Europe, English teams also dominate the 25-team rich list. Arsenal are the 3rd richest team in the world, with Liverpool in 4th. Chelsea are 8th richest, Spurs 12th and Newcastle 16th. Everton are 21st, West Ham 22nd, Manchester City 23rd and Aston Villa 24th.


Manchester United top rich list

The BBC
1st May



Manchester United are the most valuable football club in the world, according to Forbes magazine.

The Champions League finalists, who came second in a list compiled by accountants Deloitte in February, topped the table ahead of Real Madrid.

Forbes value United at 905m ($1,800m) and Real at 646m ($1,285m), with Arsenal at 603m ($1,200m) in third.

Liverpool are up to fourth from 11th in the 25-team list, while Celtic are the only Scottish team, in 20th place.

The other British representatives in the 25-team list are Chelsea in eighth, fellow Londoners Tottenham in 12th and 16th-placed Newcastle, while Everton, West Ham, Manchester City and Aston Villa occupy places 21-24.

Meanwhile, David Beckham has replaced Ronaldinho as the world's highest-paid footballer after joining the Los Angeles Galaxy, earning 25m per year ($48.9m).

The Brazilian had to be content with second place while his Barcelona team-mate Thierry Henry earned 12.5m in salary and sponsorship deals this season.

news.bbc.co.uk/sport
 
gopher
#2
Red vs Blue in the CL finale on the 21st.

Should be a goody.
 
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