Barcelona have leapfrogged the Red Devils and eternal rivals Real Madrid as the highest revenue making football club and top Deloitte Money League.
When it rains, it pours. Barcelona has been the destination for the best footballers. Johan Cruyff established the Catalans as a force to reckon and they have not looked back since.
Pep Guardiola ushered in a new reign of success and the club have won silverware galore. Triumphs on the pitch have resulted in commercial success not seen before. Barcelona became the first club to make over $1 billion in revenues this year and there is no stopping them.
Players have profited from this increase in revenues. Salary increases across the board have been witnessed. Barcelona’s top 5 earners are as follows.