10 RICHEST FOOTBALL CLUBS IN THE WORLD IN 2015
Football and money are closely related to each other. When we imagine football, money automatically comes in our mind. Sports profession, especially football has handsome reward. These days almost all footballers have luxurious houses and fancy cars. Here, a question arises, where does this money come from? Answer is simple, this money comes from the proft obtained by the club which owns the footballers. Top football leagues are followed by their fans. Fans buy tickets to watch match. Fans also buy shirts of clubs and players as well. This money goes straight into the club’s accounts. Football clubs earn tremendous profit every year. Here, I have prepared a list of 10 richest football clubs in the world in 2015. The mentioned clubs gained maximum profit as compare to other clubs.
10 RICHEST FOOTBALL CLUBS
10. AC Milan
The full name of this club is Associazione Calcio Milian. Its nick name is Rossoneri. It was found on December 16, 1899. It is a professional Italian Football club. It is a successful club in the world with 18 official recognized UEFA and FIFA titles. It has won European Champions League seven times. Its controlling Shareholder is Silvio Berlusconi. Its current value is 510 million pounds. Its revenue of last session was 223 million pounds. Its operating income is 35.5 million pounds. It is one of the wealthiest and valuable Italian clubs.
Juventus is an Italian based club. It has always been one of the top clubs in Italy. Its fans love to see them playing. When club signed Carlos Tevez from Manchester City, the fans could not help purchasing his shirts. The revenue of club suddnely increased due a large number of T-shirts sold. The team won the league last year. The prize money also helped increasing the revenue. In the last year, club earned about 249 million pounds.
The full name of this club is Liverpool Football Club. Its nick name is The Reds and short name is LFC. It was found in June 3, 1992. Fenway Sport Group is its owner. This club has won more European Trophies than any other English team. It has also won eighteen league titles as well. Its controlling share holders are John Henry and Tom Werner. Its current value is 646 million pounds. Its revenue is 273 million pounds. Its operating income is 57 million pounds.
The one of the most followed clubs in the world is definitely Aresnal. Every year club releases its new kits. These kits are purchased like hot cakes. Thousand of fans earnestly come to see them play. The T-shirts of star player Ozil turned out to be a great signing for them in the form of income. Club managed to get million of dollars by selling Ozil’s shirts. This club earned 320 million pounds last year.
Lampard, Hazard and Oscar are the star players of this club. These players have million of fans in rest of the world. Due to these reasons, club manages to earn a huge amount of revenue in the form of selling tickets, broadcasting and many more goods. The Club earns a huge profit every year. In the last year, the club earned a handsome amount of 346 million pounds.
5. Manchester City
In the years 2009-10, Manchester City club gained a huge turn over after it was purchased by an Arab owner. The club spent a handsome money to purchase tremendous players from different teams. This thing helped them in gaining huge fan following. In a short span of time, club earned huge amount. In the last season, the club earned 370 million pounds.
This club has best players like Puyol, Messi, Xavi and Iniesta. It is one of the top clubs in Europe and Spain. The fans of the club always support this club. They purchase shirts and watch matches. The fans follow everything which the club’s players do. The overall revenue of this club in the last year was 432 million pounds.
3. Bayern Munich
It is one of the top three clubs in Germany. Bayern Munich also possesses third position in this list. They won Champions League in 2013. That is why their fan following increased tremendously. It’s last year revenue was 435 million pounds.
2. Manchester United
Although, the last year was not good for this club but it still possesses 2nd position in the competition of revenue. Manchester United earned a handsome amount of 589 million euros in last season. It’s last year revenue was 462 million pounds.
1. Real Madrid
The club which possesses no. 1 in this list is Real Madrid. It was found in 1902. Real Madrid has the most number of fans in the world. Great players like Casillas, Modric and Ronaldo played for this club. Not only fans but also junior footballers like to purchase the shirts of this club. Real Madrid produces best footballers every year. The approximate revenue of Real Madrid in the last year was 491 million pounds. Its operating income was 112 million pounds.