The fact is that Though the coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected the revenue of clubs across the world and even caused some clubs to lose a lot of revenue since early March, yet, top clubs across Europe are able to maintain their standings on the list of most valuable clubs in the world in terms of the worth of their brand. Most Valuable Football Clubs
Brand Finance Review have crunched the all-important numbers to determine the world’s most valuable football clubs amid the global pandemic. And Real Madrid top the list despite suffering a £205 million decrease from 2019. The Spanish champions are valued at £1.286 billion ahead of Barcelona who have a value of £1.280 billion after an £18.1 million rise.
Manchester United and Liverpool are ranked third and fourth, respectively. The Red Devils have seen their value drop by £143 million to an overall value of £1.190 billion. Fifth-placed Manchester City (£1.018 billion) are the final club to have a value of a billion. Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal make up the top ten.
After delivering the Premier League title last season, Jurgen Klopp’s side managed to see their value rise by £64.3 million to an overall value of £1.143 billion. As bad as it has been so far in 2020, Spanish La Liga giants, Real Madrid, lost a whopping £205 million of their brand value, no thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the drop has not stopped them from maintaining their number one spot on the ranking.
The top 10 Most Valuable Football Clubs:
1. Real Madrid – £1.286 billion (£205 million fall from 2019)
2. Barcelona – £1.280 billion (£18.1 million rise)
3. Manchester United – £1.190 billion (£143 million fall)
4. Liverpool – £1.143 billion (£64.3 million rise)
5. Manchester City – £1.018 billion (£118 million fall)
6. Bayern Munich – £957 million (£233 million fall)
7. Paris Saint-Germain – £876 million (£48 million rise)
8. Chelsea – £859 million (£17 million fall)
9. Tottenham Hotspur – £710 million (£23.5 million rise)
10. Arsenal – £651 million (£150 million fall)