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Man Utd, Barca & Real Amongst Forbes Most Valuable Sports Teams

Manchester United, Barcelona & Real Madrid Amongst Forbes Most Valuable Sports Teams

By Keegan Kruger - Jul 14, 2017 12:45 PM @KeeganKruger

Manchester United, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid are the three football teams that have made it into the top 10 of Forbes Most Valuable Sports Teams.

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The English giants are currently world’s third-most valuable sports team with an estimated value of $3.69 billion (R48.5 billion), according to a recent study which was done by the American business magazine.

A few months ago, the same publication also named the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League champions the world's most valuable football club after overtaking Barcelona and Real Madrid.

The Old Trafford-based side has climbed five places since last year and this rise has ultimately knocked down the Blaugrana with an estimated value of $3.64 billion (R47.9 billion) as well as Los Blancos with an estimated value of $3.58 billion (R47.1 billion) to fourth and fifth place in 2017’s list.

Here are Forbes 10 most vluable Sports teams for 2017:

1. Dallas Cowboys, NFL – $4.2 billion (R55 billion)

2. New York Yankees, MLB – $3.7 billion (R48.7 billion)

3. Manchester United, EPL – $3.69 billion (R48.5 billion)

4. FC Barcelona, La Liga – $3.64 billion (R47.9 billion)

5. Real Madrid, La Liga – $3.58 billion (R47.1 billion)

6. New England Patriots, NFL – $3.4 billion (R44.7 billion)

7. New York Knicks, NBA – $3.3 billion (R43.4 billion)

8. New York Giants, NFL – $3.1 billion (R40.8 billion)

9. San Francisco 49ers, NFL – $3 billion (R39.4 billion)

9. Los Angeles Lakers, NBA – $3 billion (R39.4 billion)

10. Washington Redskins, $2.95 billion (R38.8 billion)

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@ShY_KiD sa Jul 15, 2017 06:58 AM
@Matayitayi aii wena don't come here with your foot foot nonsense fact... Who told u that?
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Matayitayi Jul 14, 2017 07:24 PM
Barca has made more on and off the pictch worldwide...currently Barca is the most supported worldawide .
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Matayitayi Jul 14, 2017 07:21 PM
Barca - more than a club
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Regilson o yellow Jul 14, 2017 02:32 PM
is a fact Mamelodi Sundowns they are no. 1 in Africa
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Sir_Lore Jul 14, 2017 01:49 PM
American sports yoh
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Tedd Jul 14, 2017 01:40 PM
Madrid should be rated higher considering their success on the pitch, I gues Man U and barca have better business models outside the pitch.
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clemz7 Jul 14, 2017 01:34 PM
Ok hw is it true? Where is Signclown

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