FORBES : 10 Most Valuable Soccer Teams in the World in 2016

Based on certain revenue metrics (television agreements, brand value, matchday revenue, and other variables), the prestigious magazine Forbes has released its annual list of the most valuable soccer teams in the world. The ranking showed no change in the top four positions, and revealed, as it often does, that soccer is the most lucrative sport on the planet. As in previous years, the Spanish clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona are still at the top of the list.

1. REAL MADRID $3.65 billion
2. BARCELONA $3.55 billion
3. MANCHESTER UNITED $3.32 billion
4. BAYERN MUNICH $2.68 billion
5. ARSENAL $2.02 billion
6. MANCHESTER CITY $1.92 billion
7. CHELSEA $ 1.66 billion
8. LIVERPOOL $1.55 billion
9. JUVENTUS $1.3 billion
10. TOTTENHAM $1.02 billion