Valuable Soccer Clubs 2016
Soccer has become the most profitable sport in recent world. 192 out of 206 are officially ranked in FIFA. The football world business has exploded after the recent growth in Soccer clubs. Named Clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United, Juventus have been highlighting the Soccer world since WWII.
Real Madrid C.F have retained their #1 place as the most valuable soccer clubs 2016 in the world for a third straight year. Arch rivals Barcelona retain the 2nd position. Let us take a look at the most valuable soccer clubs 2016.
Top 10 Valuable Soccer Clubs 2016
10. AC Milan:
We start our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 with Italian legendary club AC Milan. AC Milan is the second most successful club in the world in terms of international titles. Last year, Emirates renewed its shirt sponsorship deal with this professional Italian football club for an average of $23 million a season over five years.
AC Milan recorded an annual turnover of $339 million, Total Value $775 million.
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Playing at number 9 in our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 is the reigning Italian champions Juventus. This professional Italian association football club captured its third consecutive Scudetto title last year. It also reached the finals of Champions League before losing to Barcelona 3-1.
Its sponsors Goodyear and Fiat extended their contracts last year. Juventus’s annual turnover is $359 million, Club’s Total Value is $857 million.
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The 1st english club to come in the list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 is Mersyside club, Liverpool.
Within the next two years, this Premier League football club plans to add 8,500 seats to the Anfield, thereby increasing the seating capacity to 53,800. Liverpool has won more European trophies than any other English team. It has 5 UCL the most exciting among them being the 2005 3-3 draw against AC Milan.
With an annual turnover of $415 million and Total Value of $982 million, Liverpool stands in a good prosperous position in terms of revenue.
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Blazing guns all high in 7th position in our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 is Arsenal.
Back to back FA Cup champions in 2014 and 2015 , The club signed a five-year kit deal with Puma kit recently. It will begin with the 2014-15 season and averages $51 million annually. Arsenal is one of the most decorated clubs in English football. Arsenal’s annual turnover is $487 million and Total Value is $1,310 million.
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The reigning English champions Chelsea is in the 6th position in our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016. London-based club, Chelsea signed a 10-year, $450 million kit deal with Adidas couple of years ago.
Chelsea’s value has enjoyed a healthy increase this year, taking them above their London rivals Arsenal. They recorded an annual turnover of $526 million, Total Value $1,370 million last year.
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5. Manchester City:
The recent Footballing giants, Manchester City stands 6th in our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016. Premier League football club Manchester City’s stadium is the Etihad Stadium. The stadium’s seating capacity will be increased very soon to 55,000. After the work is completed, it will be the third largest stadium in the Premier League. City continue to prosper financially under the backing of the wealthy Sheikh Mansour.
They won the Premiere League twice in a span of 3 years and presently the best English club in European circuits. City recorded an annual turnover of $562 million Manchester City froma total value $1380 million last year.
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4. Bayern Munich:
The only German club in our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 is Bayern Munich. The Bavarians extended its kit deal with Adidas in 2014 for 10 years through 2030 for an average of $986 million annually. Bayern Munich is the most successful club in German football history winning 4 UCL titles.
The fan-owned model seems to be working for Bayern, whose value has gone up by 27% over the last year. With an annual turnover of of $661 million the Club Has total Value of $2,350 million, Bayern Munich are presently the most dominating force in World Football.
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3. Manchester United:
The bronze medalist in our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 is Manchester United. The club has won 20 league titles, the most for any English club. It signed $1.1 billion, 10-year dual global sponsorship and licensing deal with Adidas. The deal begins with the 2015-16 season.
Their recent downfall in form after the departure of their Legendary manager, Sir Alex Ferguson has led to their slip in 3rd position from 1st in the last year in the profit list. Manchester United recorded an annual turnover of $211 million and Total Value of $3,100 million.
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The silver medalist in our list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 is Barcelona. They are the reigning European champions defeating Juventus 3-1 in UCL final. They have won the Hexatruple this season listing La Liga, Copa Del Rey, Champions League, Spanish Super Cup, European Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup.
This professional football club is looking forward to double the $75 million combined annual average revenue it earns from its shirt and kit agreements in the next three years. Barcelona has the largest social media following in the world among sports teams. The annual turnover of Barcelona is$657 million and Total Value is of $3,160 million.
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1. Real Madrid:
The reigning champions for the 3rd time in the list of most valuable soccer clubs 2016 is Real Madrid. Real Madrid is the most valuable sports team in the world. The team won four trophies in 2014. It was named Best European Club of the Twentieth Century by the IFFHS on 11 May 2010. It leads the current UEFA club rankings. The club’s wage bill to turnover is among the best in Europe. Real Madrid is indeed a major force in Spanish and European football.
Despite a 5% decrease in value, Real Madrid top the list for the third consecutive year. Los Blancos annual turnover of $675 million and Total Value of $3,440 million. The question remains Who will be the newest Galactico on the club’s shopping list this summer then?
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Top 10 Valuable Soccer Clubs 2016
1. Real Madrid
3. Manchester United
4. Bayern Munich
5. Manchester City
10. AC Milan