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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30717803 In the money In+the+money World

Soccer fans have gotten used to which teams are most valuable, but the most staggering part of the data surrounding the world's 20 most valuable clubs is not their ranking; rather, it's the explosion of value and revenues of the worlds premier clubs over the last year. With several clubs exceeding $1.5 billion in estimated value, and one worth over $2 billion, these figures certainly are astounding.

 

Check it out for yourself - from 20 to one: The world's most valuable soccer clubs according to Forbes magazine/Forbes.com (data based on 2012).

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722150 Manchester United Manchester+United World

League: Barclays Premier League

Owned by: Glazer family

Estimated value: $2.24 billion (+20% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $532 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722153 Real Madrid Real+Madrid World

League: Spain's Primera Division

Owned by: Club members

Estimated value: $1.87 billion (+21% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $695 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722151 Barcelona Barcelona World

League: Spain's Primera Division

Owned by: club members

Estimated value: $1.31 billion (+34% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $653 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722152 Arsenal Arsenal World

League: Barclays Premier League

Owned by: Stan Kroenke

Estimated value: $1.292 billion (+8% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $364 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

Antonio Calanni - AP Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fsc/img/2012/02/25/022512-Soccer-most-valuable-clubs-G3-AA_20120225175202477_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fsc/img/2012/02/25/022512-Soccer-most-valuable-clubs-G3-AA_20120225175202477_107_80.JPG
World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30720848 Bayern Munich Bayern+Munich World

League: German Bundesliga

Owned by: club members

Estimated value: $1.26 billion (+18% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $466 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722154 AC Milan AC+Milan World

League: Italian Serie A

Owned by: Silvia Berlusconi

Estimated value: $989 million (+18% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $341 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722156 Chelsea Chelsea World

League: Barclays Premier League

Owned by: Roman Abramovich

Estimated value: $761 million (+16% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $362 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30720850 Liverpool Liverpool World

League: Barclays Premier League

Owned by: John W. Henry

Estimated value: $619 million (+12% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $295 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722155 Juventus Juventus World

League: Italian Serie A

Owned by: Agnelli family

Estimated value: $628 million (-6% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $223 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722157 Schalke Schalke+ World

League: German Bundesliga

Owned by: club members

Estimated value: $587 million (+54% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $293 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30720849 Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham+Hotspur World

League: Barclays Premier League

Owned by: Joseph Lewis

Estimated value: $564 million (+37% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $262 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30720851 Inter Milan Inter+Milan World

League: Italian Serie A

Owned by: Massimo Moratti

Estimated value: $490 million (+11% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $307 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30915039 Manchester City Manchester+City World

League: Barclays Premier League

Owned by: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Estimated value: $442 million (+52% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $246 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30720854 Borussia Dortmund Borussia+Dortmund World

League: German Bundesliga

Owned by: Bernd Geske

Estimated value: $394 million (+52% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $197 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722161 Lyon Lyon World

League: France's Ligue 1

Owned by: Jan-Michel Aulas

Estimated value: $385 million (8% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $193 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30722160 Hamburg Hamburg World

League: German Bundesliga

Owned by: club members

Estimated value: $355 million (+4% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $187 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 31234518 Roma Roma World

League: Serie A

Owned by: Neep Roma Holding

Estimated value: $354 (+38% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $208million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30720853 Marseille Marseille World

League: France's Ligue 1

Owned by: Margarita Louis-Dreyfus

Estimated value: $349 million (26% over 2011 value)

Revenues: $218 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30919062 Valencia Valencia World

League: Spanish Primera Division

Owned by: club members

Estimated value: $288 million

Revenues: $169 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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World 2018 43 World's Most Valuable Soccer/Football Teams 30919069 Napoli Napoli World

League: Italian Serie A

Owned by: Aurelio De Laurentiis

Estimated value: $283 million

Revenues: $167 million

(Data from Forbes/Forbes.com)

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