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Top 20 most valuable football clubs in the world in 2021

Top 20 most valuable football clubs in the world in 2021
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Juventus, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Arsenal, Barcelona, and more made the cut as the world’s most valuable football clubs in 2021.

Real Madrid and Manchester United’s 16-year dominance as the world’s most valuable football clubs has ended.

Despite a reported debt of €1.173 billion ($1.4 billion), Barcelona are the most valuable football club in the world in 2021. The Catalan club tops the list with a value of $4.76 billion. This just edges La Liga rivals Real Madrid, who are valued at $4.75 billion in comparison.

According to Forbes, Barcelona have never previously been on top. Real Madrid, who have topped the rankings five times, and 11-time chart-toppers Manchester United had monopolized the top spot for the last 16 years.

Forbes also reported that the value of football clubs over the last two years rose by 30% despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Premier League, meanwhile, is strongly represented. Six teams made the top 10 alone in Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Tottenham.

While a two-year increase in value of 129% has allowed Paris Saint-Germain to nick a spot in the upper half.

Juventus, on the other hand, are only in 11th-place. Despite boasting the world’s most marketable football player in Cristiano Ronaldo, the Bianconeri have dropped out of the top 10.

The 20 most valuable football teams

RankClubValue
1.Barcelona$4.76 billion
2.Real Madrid$4.75 billion
3.Bayern Munich$4.21 billion
4.Manchester United$4.20 billion
5.Liverpool$4.10 billion
6.Manchester City$4.00 billion
7.Chelsea$3.20 billion
8.Arsenal$2.80 billion
9.Paris Saint-Germain$2.50 billion
10.Tottenham$2.30 billion
11.Juventus$1.95 billion
12.Borussia Dortmund$1.9 billion
13.Atletico Madrid$1 billion
14.Inter Milan$743 million
15.Everton$658 million
16.AC Milan$559 million
17.AS Roma$548 million
18.West Ham United$508 million
19.Leicester City$455 million
20.Ajax$413 million
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