It is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is a cult followed by billions of people around the world. Footballers today are treated as celebrities for obvious reasons. Once again this year, Deloitte has compiled the Football League League list.
And the most shocking news for football fans is that the ten-year rule of Manchester United is over. Since the 2012-13 season, Real Madrid has seen a significant increase in income and achieved the best income this year. Last year, he secured second place after Manchester United in terms of income.
Their enemy, FC Barcelona, secured second place in the table this year, demanding over 600 million pounds in turnover in 2019. in this article, we will talk about the Top 10 of The Richest Football Clubs In The World.
The Richest Football Clubs In The World
10. Tottenham Hotspur – 483.5 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 428.3 million (£ 379.4 million or $ 483.5 million)
Previous income: EUR 359.5 million
Overall estimate: 1.42 billion euros
Tottenham Hotspur is in tenth place on the list for 2021 due to the remarkable increase in revenue of 69 million euros compared to the previous season. They recorded a total income of 428.3m euros this year.
Spurs earned 116.5m euros from their business partnerships and merchandising. Most of this amount comes from the sponsor of the AIA T-shirt and the sponsor of the Nike technical kit. Broadcast rights have earned 226.6m euros this season.
In addition, ticket sales brought in 85.2 million euros last season.
According to a recent Deloitte report, the club may experience an overall increase in revenue in the future. And this can happen due to their successive performances in the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League.
9. Arsenal – 495.8 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 439.2 million (£ 389.1 million or $ 495.8 million)
Previous income: EUR 487.6 million
Overall estimate: 2.04 billion euros
With a total income of 439.2 million euros, this season, the Premier League club Arsenal FC is in ninth place in the current ranking of the richest football clubs in the world. He experienced a drop in income of about 48 million euros compared to the previous season.
The Gunners earned about 206.9m euros from their broadcasting rights and 111.6m euros from ticket sales. But most of their total revenue comes from their 120.7m-euro trade deals this season.
Their failure to qualify for the UEFA Champions League in the 2019-20 season will affect their future ticket sales, according to Deloitte.
8. Chelsea FC – 570.9 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: EUR 505.7 million (£ 448 million or USD 570.9 million)
Previous income: EUR 428 million
Overall estimate: € 2.3 billion
With revenues of 505.7 million euros, the club from the English Premier League Chelsea climbed to eighth place in the current ranking of the richest football clubs this season. Like several other big clubs, the Blues also saw a significant increase in revenue this year.
They earned a whopping 191.8m euros through their business partnerships, including their new deal with beverage company Carabao.
Chelsea generated 83.4 million euros from ticket sales in the days of the match. The broadcasting rights also brought him 230.5m euros. The recent signing of Alvaro Morata for 60 million euros also helped the team achieve a record overall estimate of 1.52 billion euros in 2019.
7. Liverpool FC – 579.9 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 513.7 million (£ 455.1 million or $ 579.9 million)
Previous income: EUR 424.2 million
Overall estimate: 1.95 billion euros
It became one of the most popular teams in the EPL in 2021, all thanks to the brilliant performances of the Egyptian luminary Mohamed Salah. The Reds reached the seventh place on the list of the richest football clubs today with a total generated income of 513.7 million euros.
Unlike several other clubs on the list, Liverpool recorded a commendable increase of almost 90 million euros over the previous season. They received 251.3m euros through their revised broadcasting rights deal.
Liverpool has also earned 170.8 million euros from their business deals with the sponsor of the Standard Chartered shirt and the sponsor of the New Balance kit. The club also generated 91.6 million euros from ticket sales on match days. With several upcoming stars at the club, football experts now hope that Liverpool’s total value will increase in the future.
6. Saint-Germain money – 611.5 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 541.7 million (£ 479.9 million or $ 611.5 million)
Previous income: EUR 486.2 million
Overall estimate: 975 million euros
The French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain or PSG are currently sixth on our list of the richest football clubs in 2021. The club recorded huge revenue growth, which increased from 486.2 million euros in the previous season to 541.7 million euros this season.
Although the French club won the astonishing amount of 313.3 million euros thanks to its main sponsor Emirates and equipment supplier Nike. In addition, the broadcasting rights also earned 127.8 million euros this season.
Last season, PSG generated 100.6 million euros in revenue from ticket sales. Neymar’s inclusion of 230 million euros has significantly increased the total value of the French club this season. The many expensive shots taken this season also give an idea of the club’s desire to dominate European football in the near future.
5. Manchester City – 641.6 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 568.4 million (£ 503.5 million or $ 641.6 million)
Previous income: EUR 527.7 million
Overall estimate: 2.4 billion euros
Two clubs in the Premier League broke into the top 5 of the richest football clubs in 2021, and Manchester City also climbed the list, along with Manchester United. With total revenue generated this season of 568.4 million euros, Sky Blues deserves fifth place in the current ranking.
Thanks to its sponsorship agreements and trade partnerships, the club generated 265.7 million euros in revenue. Much of this comes from its main sponsor, Etihad Airways, and its equipment sponsor, Nike. The club also generated 63.9 million euros in ticket sales for the matches.
And thanks to its broadcasting rights, Manchester City won another 238.8 million euros this year. Becoming the winner of the English Premier League in the 2018/19 season will certainly help the club to generate more revenue in the coming seasons.
4. Bayern Munich – 710.3 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 629.2 million (£ 557.4 million or $ 710.3 million)
Previous income: EUR 587.8 million
Overall estimate: 2.7 billion euros
This club is fourth in the ranking of the richest football clubs this season. It generated a total of 629.2m euros in revenue this year, about 42m euros more than the previous year.
The German club has won its domestic championship seven times in a row, which has helped increase ticket sales this season. But their poor performance in the UEFA Champions League also affects their overall revenue, according to the Deloitte Football Money League.
Bayern Munich has earned 348.7 million euros thanks to agreements with the sponsor of the T-shirt Deutsche Telekom and the supplier of technical equipment Adidas. It also sold its broadcasting rights for 176.7m euros and generated an additional 103.8m euros from ticket sales.
3. Manchester United – 751.8 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 666 million (£ 590 million or $ 751.8 million)
Previous income: EUR 676.3 million
Overall estimate: € 3.4 billion
They generated 316.1m euros in trade revenue through sponsorship deals and merchandising. Manchester United has earned a decent amount of revenue from the sponsor of their Chevrolet T-shirt and the sponsor of the Adidas technical kit.
Broadcasting rights also brought in 230.4m euros this year. In addition, Manchester United has recorded 119.5 million euros in revenue from the day of the match this season from ticket sales. According to Deloitte Football Money League, last year’s victory in the UEFA Europa League had a significant impact on the club’s revenue this year.
2. FC Barcelona – 779.4 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 690.4 million (£ 611.6 million or $ 779.4 million)
Previous income: EUR 648.3 million
Overall estimate: 3.6 billion euros
With an income of 690.4 million euros this year, the club of Lionel Messi Barcelona won second place in the list of the richest football clubs 2018/19. They lost first place to their rival club Real Madrid even after generating almost 42 million euros in additional revenue compared to the previous year.
The Catalan club generated 322.6 million euros in trade revenue thanks to its sponsorship deals with the Nike kit supplier and sponsor of the Qatar Airways shirt. The club has earned nearly 223 million euros this season from its broadcasting rights.
Revenue from matches also reached 144.8 million euros thanks to a significant increase in ticket sales. Neymar’s sale of 200 million British pounds did not affect the club’s revenues in 2019 but made the total value of the club reach 2.98 billion euros.
1. Real Madrid – 847.7 million dollars
Revenue in 2019: € 750.9 million (£ 665.2 million or $ 847.7 million)
Previous income: EUR 674.6 million
Overall estimate: 3.8 billion euros
With a total income of 750.9 million euros this year, Real Madrid currently ranks first in the list of the richest football clubs in the world. After spending nearly six seasons in second, Real Madrid regained its glory and reached number one. And surprisingly, even his big rival, FC Barcelona, achieved a better ranking than the previous year.
This year, the “whites” recovered well and went from second to first place. They earned a total of 315.5 million euros thanks to trade deals with Emirates, the sponsor of their T-shirt, and Adidas, the supplier of their equipment.
Real Madrid also generated 251.3 million euros from its broadcasting rights and 143.4 million euros from ticket sales. But their overall assessment remains virtually the same, even after the departure of very expensive players such as Cristiano Ronaldo.