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Forbes revealed the 20 most valuable football clubs in the world

Forbes magazine, specialized in the world of business and finance, published the list of the 20 most valuable soccer clubs in the world.


Forbes magazine, specialized in the world of business and finance, published the list of the 20 most valuable soccer clubs in the world.

The ranking is made up of the most powerful clubs in Europe, but the first place was surprising: Barcelona is the most valuable team.

The Catalan club faced a harsh institutional crisis after the disastrous administration of Josep María Bartomeu. But now it seems to have found financial stability again with its new president, Joan Laporta.

For the second year in a row, Barcelona ($4.76 billion) dethroned Real Madrid ($4.75 billion), who had held the top spot on the list of the world’s most valuable soccer clubs for 16 years.

The top five is completed by Bayern Munich ($4.215 million), Manchester United ($4.2 billion) and Liverpool ($4.1 billion).

The Premier League reaffirmed its power against the other European leagues, with six teams in the top 10.

The 20 most valuable football clubs in the world:

  1. FC Barcelona: $4,760 million
    2. Real Madrid CF: $4.75 billion
    3. Bayern Munich: $4.215 million
    4. Manchester United: $4.2 billion
    5. Liverpool: $4.1 billion
    6. Manchester City: $4 billion
    7. Chelsea: $3.2 billion
    8. Arsenal: $2.8 billion
    9. Paris Saint-Germain: $2.5 billion
    10. Tottenham Hotspur: $2.3 billion
    11. Juventus: $1.95 billion
    12. Borussia Dortmund: $1.9 billion
    13. Atletico Madrid: $1 billion
    14. Inter Milan: $743 million
    15. Everton: $658 million
    16. AC Milan: $559 million
    17. AS Roma: $548 million
    18. West Ham United: $508 million
    19. Leicester City: $455 million
    20. Ajax: $413 million

The analysis published by Forbes also indicated that there was a recovery in economic activity and that the clubs grew 30 percent compared to the last two years, when the pandemic was declared.