We all know how crazed the world, nations, cities, towns, and individuals can get about their favourite sports teams — and it’s no surprise the sports in the US took revenues of around $145 billion in 2015. That’s some serious money. But it made us wonder at Gambling Deals — with so much money in the sector — what are the richest sports cubs in the world?
Dallas Cowboys - $4 billion
To Brits American Football is a hard game to follow. Must be all the padding and the fact that American football is more like our rugby. football; soccor; football — you can see how the confusion sets in. Anyway, this American football club, the Dallas Cowboys, is the richest sports club in the world, and the first to be valued at $4 billion. The team plays its home games at the 67-year-old AT&T Stadium in Texas. The NFL absolutely love the Cowboys; with its following cemented in the fact that is holds the record of consecutive sell-outs.
With all its national rivalries, and bar disputes about which American football team is the best, one thing that is undisputed is that the Cowboys have the biggest financial worth.
Real Madrid - $3.65 billion
This Spanish football club, Real Madrid, whose team wear their famous all-white home kit, was founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club. The word ‘Real’ in Spanish actually means Royal, well its bank balance would certainly suggest the wealth of a monarch; the football club is the second richest sports club in the world and is worth a reported $3.65 billion. Yep, you read that correctly. The team plays at home to enormous crowds. It’s annual revenue is equally as impressive, reaping £414 million pounds in the years 2013-14. What makes it so valuable? Well, it is the most widely supported football club in the world.
In international football, Real Madrid has won a record 10 European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles and a joint record 3 Intercontinental Cups, as well as 2 UEFA Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups and a FIFA Club World Cup. That clearly helps in gaining support. Who says support is local.
New York Yankees - $2.2 billion
Baseball: another sport that people in Europe (or at least UK) don’t understand. No doubt it’s great. Well, it must be pretty good considering the money involved in the sport. New York Yankees, a baseball team hailing from the Bronx in New York, is worth a colossal $2.2 billion. The Yankees — as they’re often called — are one of two New York-based clubs, the other is New York Mets. The Yankees have been playing for over 100 hundred year, it was founded in 1901 under a different name.
It is one of the most successful sports clubs in the world which is handsomely reflected in its bank balance. They’ve won 18 division titles, 40 AL pennants, and 27 World Series championships, all of which are Major League Baseball records.