Football is one game that needs no introduction to the general audience especially because it is considered as the most popular game in the world. Be it professional soccer or American football, any sport associated with the name football has been successful enough to lure a lot of audience into watching the games. It comes as No Surprise that some of the best players in the world that get paid the highest are the players of the sport. It also doesn’t go unnoticed that the number of fans and followers for the players of football are much more than for the players of any other game. It is one of the games that people watch with bated breath and are totally bedazzled by the extraordinary ways in which the game is played. Most of the important tournaments organised for playing the sport are also some of the biggest earning machines of the world.
This game is also considered very close to a religion in many Latin American Nations. What makes this game so mesmerizing is the fact that many people also have the personal choices like hair styles and bags, synchronised with some of the most interesting football clubs in the world. It wouldn’t be very surprising if you find a man with his face painted with the colours of the FCB, or a woman with a handbag containing an Arsenal logo. Not only on the field during the matches, but also at other times, a lot of people are known to have addictions towards collecting a lot of equipment or artifacts related to these Football teams. It is also noteworthy that some of the richest teams of sport prevail from this list.
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So, here is a list of the world’s top 10 most expensive Football teams
10. AC Milan
AC Milan is undoubtedly one of the most famous football clubs in the world which was first named as the associazionecalciomilan. It was founded on 13 December 1899 about 116 years ago. The honorary president of this famous club is the popular and controversial political leader of Italy Silvio Berlusconi. It has won a lot of major tournaments in Europe and also on an international level.
Juventus is one such football club that needs no introduction as this extraordinary club that was named as the Juventus Football Club when it originated on 1st November 1897, almost hundred and 19 years ago, is one of the most popular of all the European football clubs. The chairman of this club is Andrea agnelli and it is managed by massimilianoallegri.
Liverpool is also very famous city but what makes it even more famous the extraordinary Football Club named after it. The Liverpool football club is also nicknamed as the reds and is one of the most popular clubs in the world. It was established on 3rd June 1892 and is trained by Jurgen Klopp. The chairman of this team is Tom Werner.
Arsenal is undoubtedly one of the most famous football clubs in the world especially known for its extraordinary logo. What makes Arsenal a very famous Football Club is its achievements in the past. Arsenal is one of the best and most sought-after football clubs by the players of all nationalities. Its home ground is considered to be the Emirates stadium, and it is also popular for its rivalry in major tournaments with great football clubs like Chelsea FC, Manchester United Football Club and West Ham United FC.
Chelsea is one football club that requires no introduction as it is quite famous throughout the world for being one of the only popular football clubs based in Fulham, London. This football club was founded in the year 1905 and has ever since adopted the Stamford Bridge as its home ground. Known for winning a lot of major tournaments, Chelsea Football Club is undoubtedly one of the greatest football clubs in the world. They also said to have the 6th highest average all time attendance in the history of English football which makes them quite important as a team from the English soil.
5. Manchester City FC
One amongst the world’s Top 10 Most Expensive Football Teams 2017. One of the two most famous football clubs of the beautiful city of Manchester, Manchester City FC was founded in 1880 as St. Mark’s which later became the Ardwick association Football Club. Finally, in the year 1894, they became the Manchester City football club which started playing in the Maine road after 1923. They are quite popular for having won a lot of major tournaments and also for being one of the richest football clubs in the world. This club was purchased by the Abu Dhabi United group in the year 2008, and is currently the football club that had the sixth highest revenue in the world.
4. Football club of Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich is one of the most famous football clubs in the world 2017 which is best known for its extraordinary performances in the top tier football tournament of Germany called Bundesliga. Bayern Munich even though not selected for the bundesliga when it first started in 1963, is quite popular for having won a lot of international tournaments worldwide. This club was started on 27th of February 1900 and currently holds the Allianz Arena as its home ground. Bayern Munich set to have a current net worth of about 786 million dollars.
3. Manchester United
Manchester United is undoubtedly one of the most popular football clubs in the world. It is also famous throughout the world for bright red Jersey and for carrying the legacy by taking in some of the best known players in the world. The Manchester United also nicknamed as the red devils was founded in the year 1878. It started as a class called Newton Heath LYR FC. It is known to have the Old Trafford stadium as the home ground and is currently managed by Jose Mourinho. It is also popular for it strong rivalry with some very notable football clubs like Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal.
2. Football club of Barcelona
With some very great soccer legends like Lionel Messi, Neymar and Suarez leading the battalion, it is undoubtedly meaningful to expect the FC Barcelona to be one of the best soccer teams in the world. This extraordinary football club is based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It is quite popular in the world for having won a lot of UEFA Champions Leagues and it also became the first Spanish football club in the year 2009 to win the continental treble which consists of La Liga, copa Del Rey and the UEFA Champions League. It is also known for having the Camp nou as its home ground.
1. Real Madrid
Real Madrid is still considered as the richest football club in the world. It was quite famous right from its inception on 6th of March 1902. The famous Santiago Bernabeu Stadium serves as the home ground of the extraordinary Football Club. Even though it was called the Madrid football club when it first started it has got quite a reputation for itself as the Real Madrid FC. Currently it is coached by the famous football player who was also a member of the Real Madrid team, Zinedine Zidane. It is also quite popular for currently holding some of the best players in the world including the hotstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
So, here was a list of the top 10 richest football clubs in the world as of 2017. All these clubs are filled with star players and these clubs are followed around the world by millions of fans.