Football players are treated nothing less than a celebrity in this era and that has obvious reasons. Fans worship their icons wholeheartedly and connect with the emotions they are going through to some extent.
Football is not just a game, it is a cult. It is a cult, which is followed by millions of people around the earth. Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in Europe.
Living in this life you should always have an extra curriculum activity. Most people tend to take to sports as a way to keep fit and also to take the edge off. The best sport that most people take to is soccer, athletics, basketball and many others that tend to be vigorous and make the whole body to be involved. The best to most is soccer. Soccer also known in the other countries as football has become very popular with most. Football is common to many and has also been in the financial spotlight. Most people now tend to invest in many football clubs and the returns are great. In this article we are going to discuss about the top 10 richest football clubs in Europe.
List of Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in Europe
Closing this list for us is another English football club that has its Headquarters in London in England. The club has been active since 1882 as Hotspur FC. Their home ground has been the White hart lane. The club had a valuation of $1.38 billion.
This is an Italian Professional football team that has its base in the city of Turin. It is commonly known as Juve. This club was began in the year 1897 by a group of students. The club has the biggest fan base in the country as well as a huge one existing in the whole world. The club has a home stadium that is called the Juventus stadium. The valuation for this club is at $1.76 billion.
This is another team that hails from England. It is a professional club that was began in the year 1892. The nickname for this club is the reds. Since the club began they have had one home stadium that is called Anfield. This is a football club that has been the second most successful team in the whole of England after Manchester united in most of the European as well as the local English competitions. The clubs valuation was $2.1 billion
This is also one of the many professional English football clubs. It is situated in the city of Fulham that is in London in England. The club was founded in the year 1905 and has had a permanent home ground that is called the Stamford Bridge. The club was said to have many fans across the whole globe that motivate the club while playing. The valuation for this club is $2.26 billion that arises from the selling of tickets and their kits. This is one of the Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in Europe 2017.
06: Manchester city
Their arch rivals taking a number above them in the financial sector, this club has upped their game both in the field and in the financial sector. This is a football club that is also based in the city of Manchester in England. This club was founded back in 1880 as a club called St Marks. The name was changed to Manchester city in the year 1894 and has since been called that. The clubs home stadium is called the city of Manchester stadium better known as the Etihad stadium and has a capacity of 55,097. This club has a valuation of $2.61 billion.
This is one of the most prosperous teams in England that has its headquarters in Highbury in the capital London. The home ground for this team is called the Emirates stadium and has a capacity of 60,432. This football club was began in the year 1886 as Dial square but later changed its name to the current Arsenal Fc in the year 1913 soon after they moved to a new stadium. The club had a valuation that was about $2.74 billion.
04: Bayern Munich
The German champions are the fourth richest club in the whole of Europe. The team is situated in Munich in Germany. The club is the most successful club in the whole of Germany. The football club was started in the year 1900. Since 2005, the team shifted their home ground to the current Allianz Arena but had a different stadium before this. This club has a fan base that is scattered in the whole of Germany thus making most of their games be it away or home sold out. This is also evident in the clubs yearly valuation that is currently at $3.64 billion.
03: Manchester United
This is one of the many professional football clubs that is based in Manchester which is in England. The team has its home stadium called Old Trafford and has a big capacity for a very big population. It was debuted in the year 1878 but under a different name that was later changed to the current name in the year 1902. This football club has a wide fan base and boasts since it has some of the highest home attendance in their stadium during their games. The fans are said to be the loudest in the whole of England. The valuation for this club is $4.51 billion.
Another team that is also Spanish best and has some of the current best footballers is Barcelona. This club has its capital in the city of Barcelona in Catalonia. It was started in the year 1899 and has since remained in the primera league. Their home stadium is called Camp Nou and is being renovated to hold a bigger population. The team also has a large support and is best known for having the largest following in the social media network. The valuation for the team is $4.82billion making it the second richest football clubs in the world.
01: Real Madrid
This is a football club that is professional that has its headquarters in the Spanish capital called Madrid. The football cub was founded in the year 1902 and since its first game has had a white jersey has their home kit. The club has been known for it being the most valuable team as per now and also for it having the biggest revenue in the previous season. It has a wide fan base all over the world not just in the home town Madrid. It is a football club that has been in the primera league since the league started and has never been relegated. This team has been prosperous in most of the European competitions. The current valuation for real is a net worth of about $4.95 billion.
These are the Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in Europe. The most teams appearing in this list are English teams since they have a huge fan base globally and also due to most of the television programmes preferring the EPL to other leagues.