Football is an entertainment sport. People are amused watching different football sides compete with each other. The fans energize their teams to win. The team that plays the best always wins. Unlike all other sports, football is considered to be the most popular sport in the world. People all around the world see FIFA world cup and other domestic and European competition.
The list below shows the top 10 richest soccer clubs in the world in 2015. These clubs have so much money in their pockets that they do not ever in their life face a financial crisis and this is how they keep pay such high prices for best football players.
So here are the richest football clubs in the world
- AC Milan
A.C. Milan has an Italian heritage, coming from the Italian League Serie A and based in the Italian city of Milan. The club has never been relegated from the Serie A with the exception of the 1980-81 season and the 1982-83 season. The Italian club has been playing in the top division since 1929–30. The owner, Silvio Berlusconi has currently $775m in revenue in his pockets to spend on the club. His revenue makes the Italian Club the 10th richest football club in the world. Milan has also won 18 league titles and 6 supercoppa Italiana cups and 5 coppa Italiana cups.
Like Milan, Juventus is also an Italian football club that plays in the Serie A. The Juvetus club is based in Turin, Piedmont. The club has spent the majority of its time in the top division with the exception of the 2006–07 season. Juventus is owned by the Agneli Family and the club has about $837m in revenue. The club has won about 48 titles both at the national and international stage. They have 31 league titles in their hands and they have 6 national super cup titles and they also have 10 Italian cups. The Juve club has been very successful in its history.
Liverpool comes from the Top Division of England known as the Premier League and the club is based in Liverpool. The club has 5 European Cup triumphs and also has 3 UEFA cups and 3 UEFA SuperCups. Throughout their history, Liverpool has worked hard to obtain 18 League Tiles with 8 League Cup Triumphs and 7 FA Cups. Liverpool has long-standing rivalries with neighbors Everton and with Manchester United. They are ranked as the eighth most valuable football club in the world. The owner of the club, Fenway Sports Group has about $982m in their pockets.
Arsenal is another football club based in England that plays in the Premier League. Arsenal has won 40 domestic as well as 13 Premier League titles and 12 FA Cups. Arsenal is one of the most supported, valuable, football clubs in the world. They have never been relegated from the Top division ever in their history. Arsenal holds both the longest unbeaten streak and the longest winning streak. The club stands in 7th place in the list of the richest football clubs in the world.
Chelsea F.C is the third club alongside Arsenal and Liverpool that is in the England’s Top Division. Chelsea has enjoyed unprecedented success in its history winning various titles and Cups. Chelsea has won 17 major trophies since 1997. They have won 7 FA Cups, 5 League Cups, 5 Premier League titles and 4 FA Community Shields. On the European Level, Chelsea has won 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Europa League and 1 UEFA Super Cup. Since July 2003, Chelsea has been owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. In May 2015 they were ranked as the sixth most valuable football club in the world, at £898 million ($1.37 billion).
Football is considered to be the most popular sport in the world and here is how much these football clubs worth in 2015
- Manchester City
Manchester City is a 4th Premier League football club to make it to the list. Based in Manchester, England, The club has played at the Eithad Stadium since the club’s beginning. During the 1960’s and 70’s they won several League Championship, FA Cup, European Cup Winners’ Cup and League Cup . After losing the 1981 FA Cup Final, the club went through a period of decline, with several relegations until they reached the third tier of English football for the only time in their history in 1998. Having regained Premier League status, the club was bought by the Abu Dhabi United Group in 2008 and in 2011; Manchester City qualified for the UEFA Champions League and won the FA Cup. The following year, they won the Premier League. In 2014, they won the League Cup and a second Premier League title. The club is ranked 5th in the list of the richest football clubs in the world, amassing $1.38bn.
- Bayern Munich
FC Bayern München is a German football club based in Munich. The club plays in the Top Division of German Football known as the Bundesliga. The club is the most successful club in German football history, having won 25 Bundesliga titles and 17 national cups.The club had its period of greatest success under the captaincy of the Legendary Franz Beckenbauer, it won the European Cup three times in a row. Bayern has also won 1 European Cup Winners’ Cup, 1 UEFA Cup, 1 UEFA Super Cup, two Intercontinental Cups and 1 FIFA Club World Cup, making it one of the most successful European clubs internationally. Karl Hophner has amassed $2.35bn in the club.
- Manchester United
Manchester United is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Manchester, that plays in the Premier League. Manchester United has won 20 league titles, 4 League Cups and 11 FA Cups as well as 20 FA Community Shields. The club has also won 1 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 3 European Cups , 1 UEFA Super Cup and 1 FIFA Club World Cup. In 1998–99, Manchester United won its one and only treble in their entire history, winning Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League in a single season. Manchester United was the first English football club to win the European Cup. This club enjoyed most of its success in the Ferguson era in which it was at its peak. Manchester United is the 3rd richest football club in the world for 2013–14 in terms of revenue.
Barcelona is the second valuable club in the world with the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar Jr. Domestically, Barcelona has won 27 Copa del Rey, 11 Supercopa de España and 23 La Liga with 2 Copa de la Liga trophies. In international club football, Barcelona has won 4 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 5 UEFA Champions League with 4 UEFA Super Cup and 2 FIFA Club World Cup trophies. It occupies the second position on the UEFA club rankings. Their rivalry matches between Real Madrid are referred to as El Clásico.
- Real Madrid
Real Madrid is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain. The club holds many long-standing rivalries, most notably El Clásico with Barcelona. In domestic football, the club has won 32 La Liga titles, 9 Supercopa de España, 19 Copa Del Rey and 1 Copa de la Liga. In international football, the club has won a record 10 UEFA Champions League titles s as well as 2 UEFA Cups and 3 Intercontinental Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup with 2 UEFA Super Cups. Real Madrid holds the number 1 spot in the list of top 10 richest football clubs in the world 2015.