Richest football clubs in the world 2022: Which are the world’s top 20 richest football clubs? 

Richest football clubs in the world 2022: Which are the world's top 20 richest football clubs? 

Who is the richest club in the world 2022? Every year in April or May, Forbes publishes their annual valuation of the richest football clubs world, Spanish Giants Real Madrid’s revenue is highlighted top in the report released by the esteemed publication.

Real Madrid has been named the most valuable soccer team in the world for 2022/23 after being valued at $5.1 billion by Forbes. Real Madrid, the most valuable soccer team in the world, has made 7% more revenue than it did the previous year.

For the financial period of 2021–2022, the top 20 clubs collectively generated €10.3 billion, which is almost €1.1 billion more than the previous year. Matchday and TV revenues saw the most growth, and leagues are now recovering from the epidemic era.

As a result of overcoming the Coronavirus issue better than their opponents, Manchester City has won the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time in its history. As English teams increase their matchday revenue, we can see Manchester United, with a club valuation of $4.6 billion, reclaiming the top rich football clubs’ spot on this list for 2022. Take a look at the richest football clubs world in 2022 and their annual revenue updates:

Richest football clubs in the world: Which is the richest football club in the world in 2022?

Real Madrid topped the list of richest football teams in the world when Forbes released the 2022 rankings, beating Barcelona. The 2022 most valuable list reveals how the English Premier League overwhelms European clubs in terms of revenue. The list of the world’s top 20 richest football clubs is currently dominated by 11 Premier League clubs: take a look at the richest football clubs in the world in 2022:

Richest football clubs in the world: Which is the richest football club in the world in 2022?
Richest football clubs in the world: Which is the richest football club in the world in 2022?
RankingTop rich football clubsClub Value in 2022Annual Revenue in 2022 (€)
1Real Madrid$5.1 billion€640.7m
2Barcelona$5 billion€582.1m
3Manchester United$4.6 billion€558.0m
4Liverpool$4.45 billion€550.4m
5Bayern Munich$4.275 billion€611.4m
6Manchester City$4.25 billion€644.9m
7PSG$3.2 billion€556.2m
8Chelsea$3.1 billion€493.1m
9Juventus$2.45 billion€433.5m
10Tottenham Hotspur$2.35 billion€406.2m
11Arsenal$2.05 billion€366.5m
12Borussia Dortmund$1.8 billion€337.6m
13Atletico Madrid$1.5 billion€332.8m
14AC Milan$1.2 billion€216.3m
15Inter Milan$1.0 billion€330.9m
16Everton$940 million€218.1m
17Leicester City$925 million€255.5m
18West Ham United$900 million€221.5m
19Leeds United$800 million€235m
20Aston Villa$750 million€207.3m
Top 20 World’s Most Valuable Soccer Teams 2022

Top 20 most valuable football clubs in the world in 2022:

Top 20 most valuable football clubs in the world in 2022
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1. Real Madrid – $5.1 billion

Real Madrid- most valuable soccer team in the world in 2022 with net worth of $5.1 billion
Real Madrid- the most valuable soccer team in the world in 2022 with a net worth of $5.1 billion

Forbes has placed Real Madrid as the most valuable soccer team in the world in 2022 after valuing the team at $5.1 billion. Real Madrid makes money through sponsorships, broadcasting, and branding. According to the Deloitte football money league 2022, the team made €640.7 million in 2022. Take a look at the breakdown of Real Madrid club value in 2022:

Club Value:$5.1 billion
Owner(s):Florentino Perez, and Club Members
Playing League:La Liga
Club Revenue in 2022:$761 million
Operating Revenue:$90 million
Club debt Value:11% (€901 million)
Match Day Valuation:$62 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$2.2 billion
Commercial Valuation:$1.9 billion

2. Barcelona – $5 billion

Barcelona club value: Second Richest football clubs in the world with a net worth of $5 billion
Barcelona club value: Second Richest football clubs in the world with a net worth of $5 billion

Forbes magazine ranked Barcelona as the world’s second most valuable club in the world, with a value of $5 billion as of 2022. Barcelona was ranked fourth in the Deloitte Football Money League 2022, having earned €582.1 million. Barcelona, the most valuable football club in the world, makes money through a variety of sources, including sponsorships, broadcasting, and more. The club has a successful history, and Barcelona is one of the most popular teams in the world. The breakdown of Barcelona club value in 2022 is as follows:

Club Value:$5 billion
Owner(s):Josep Maria Bartomeu, and club members
Playing League:La Liga
Club Revenue in 2022:$692 million
Operating Revenue:-$17 million
Club debt Value:15% ($686 million)
Match Day Valuation:$123 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$2.2 billion
Commercial Valuation:$1.8 billion

3. Manchester United – $4.6 billion

Manchester United – $4.6 billion (the richest Premier League club in the world)
Manchester United – $4.6 billion (the richest Premier League club in the world)

Manchester United is valued at a staggering $4.6 billion (£3.7 billion), according to Forbes. Man Utd is the richest Premier League club in the world and ranks third on The World’s Most Valuable Soccer Teams 2022 list. Take a look at the breakdown of Manchester United club value in 2022:

Club Value:$4.6 billion
Owner(s):Manchester United Plc
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$663 million
Operating Revenue:$128 million
Club debt Value:13%
Match Day Valuation:$59 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$2.1 billion
Commercial Valuation:$1.6 billion

4. Liverpool – $4.45 billion

Liverpool club's Net Worth is $4.45 billion (£3.6 billion)
Liverpool club’s Net Worth is $4.45 billion (£3.6 billion)

Liverpool is the most successful English club in the history of European football competitions, having won top-division league titles. Forbes estimates that the Liverpool club is worth $4.45 billion (£3.6 billion) in 2022. The Reds are among the top five most valued clubs, according to the financial publication. Take a look at how Liverpool making money:

Club Value:$4.45 billion
Owner(s):Fenway Sports Group
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$654 million
Operating Revenue:$104 million
Club debt Value:4%
Match Day Valuation:$60 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$2.2 billion
Commercial Valuation:$1.4 billion

5. Bayern Munich – $4.275 billion

Bayern Munich – Germany's most successful club, with a staggering valuation of $4.275 billion (€4.1 billion) as of 2022.
Bayern Munich – Germany’s most successful club, with a staggering valuation of $4.275 billion (€4.1 billion) as of 2022.

Bayern Munich is by far Germany’s most successful club, with a staggering valuation of $4.275 billion (€4.1 billion) as of 2022. According to Deloitte Football Money League 2022, Bayern Munich earned €611.4 million in revenue during the 2021/22 season. Take a look at the breakdown of Bayern Munich’s value in 2022:

Club Value:$4.275 million
Owner(s):FC Bayern Munchen AG
Playing League:Bundesliga
Club Revenue in 2022:$726 million
Operating Revenue:$102 million
Club debt Value:0
Match Day Valuation:$74 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$1.6 billion
Commercial Valuation:$1.8 billion

6. Manchester City- $4.25 billion

Manchester City- $4.25 billion
Man City Club Value- $4.25 billion

No team has had greater success in the English top division over the past ten years than Man City. Manchester City team managed to play in the middle to lower regions of the Premier League, and Man City won most Premier League titles in history. While Man City has made significant investments in staff members to manage the club, none of their recent successes would have been possible without the tremendous assets of their owners. The primary source of income for Manchester City comes from commercial and broadcasting sources which are over $3.5 billion. The Man City team made around €644.9 million in total revenue in 2021/22. As of 2022, Manchester City is ranked sixth on Forbes’ list of soccer teams’ valuation with $4.25 billion.

Club Value:$4.25 billion
Owner(s):Sheikh Mansour
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$766 million
Operating Revenue:$156 million
Club debt Value:0
Match Day Valuation:$5 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$2 billion
Commercial Valuation:$1.5 billion

7. Paris Saint-Germain- $3.2 billion

Paris Saint-Germain Club Value- $3.2 billion
Paris Saint-Germain Club Value- $3.2 billion

PSG is the most popular football club in France and one of the most popular teams in the world. The French giants increased their sponsorship and other revenue by more than €556.2 million in the 2021-2022 season, a record for the organization. According to Deloitte, PSG currently has the sixth-highest revenue in the footballing world, with annual revenue of €556.2 million, and is the world’s seventh-most valuable football club, worth $3.2 billion, according to Forbes 2022. Here’s a PSG club value breakdown:

Club Value:$3.2 billion
Owner(s):Qatar Sports Investments
Playing League:Ligue 1
Club Revenue in 2022:$661 million
Operating Revenue:-$102 million
Club debt Value:3%
Match Day Valuation:$88 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$1 billion
Commercial Valuation:$1.5 billion

8. Chelsea- $3.1 billion

Chelsea- $3.1 billion
Chelsea Club Value- $3.1 billion

With a value of $3.2 billion (£2.39 billion) and revenue of more than €493.1 million, Chelsea is the eighth-highest revenue-generating football club in the world as of 2021. Chelsea is also the seventh most valuable football club in the world. Here is a Chelsea club valuation for 2022:

Club Value:$3.1 billion
Owner(s):Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$586 million
Operating Revenue:$45 million
Club debt Value:0
Match Day Valuation:$49 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$1.7 billion
Commercial Valuation:$827 million

9. Juventus- $2.45 billion

Juventus- 9th richest football club in the world with a net worth of $2.45 billion
Juventus- 9th richest football club in the world with a net worth of $2.45 billion

One of the oldest and most successful clubs in Italy, Juventus has won more Italian league titles than any other club. In 1897, a group of high school students established Juventus. Juventus is currently the ninth-richest and most valuable football club in the world, valued at around $2.45 billion. In addition, the club achieved €433.5 million in revenue in 2021. Here is an accurate calculation of Juventus club value in 2022:

Club Value:$2.45 billion
Owner(s):Agnelli family
Playing League:Serie A
Club Revenue in 2022:$515 million
Operating Revenue:$26 million
Club debt Value:11%
Match Day Valuation:$40 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$1.2 billion
Commercial Valuation:$800 million

10. Tottenham Hotspur- $2.35 billion

Tottenham Hotspur- $2.35 billion
Tottenham Hotspur Club Value- $2.35 billion

Tottenham Hotspur is the world’s 10th most valuable club, the net worth of the club valued at $2.35 billion, according to a new Forbes report. Additionally, Tottenham Hotspur made €406.2 million in revenue in 2021.

Club Value:$2.35 billion
Owner(s):ENIC Group, and Daniel Levy
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$483 million
Operating Revenue:$127 million
Club debt Value:45%
Match Day Valuation:$11 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$1.2 billion
Commercial Valuation:$741 million

11. Arsenal- $2.05 billion

Arsenal- $2.05 billion
Arsenal club value- $2.05 billion

Since 1919, Arsenal has competed in England’s top division, making them one of the sport’s most successful teams ever. It has won 13 league titles in the process. Arsenal generates more revenue on matchdays than any other club in the world ($22 million+), and the club is valued at a whopping $2.05 billion. In 2021, the club made €366.5 million in revenue. Take a look at Arsenal club value in 2022:

Club Value:$2.05 billion
Owner(s):Kroenke Sports & Entertainment
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$435 million
Operating Revenue:$53 million
Club debt Value:1%
Match Day Valuation:$22 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$1 billion
Commercial Valuation:$646 million

12. Borussia Dortmund- $1.8 billion

Borussia Dortmund- $1.8 billion
Borussia Dortmund Club Value- $1.8 billion

According to a Forbes article, Borussia Dortmund’s net worth was predicted to be over $1.8 billion. Borussia Dortmund is the finest men’s professional football team. The team competes in the Bundesliga, the top division of the German football league system. Take a look at the table of Borussia Dortmund club value in 2022:

Club Value:$1.8 billion
Owner(s):Borussia Dortmund GmbH, and Co.KGaA
Playing League:Bundesliga
Club Revenue in 2022:$402 million
Operating Revenue:$20 million
Club debt Value:0
Match Day Valuation:$7 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$986 million
Commercial Valuation:$598 million

13. Atletico Madrid- $1.5 billion

Atletico Madrid- 12th most valuable clubs in the world, with a value of $1.5 billion

In 1903, the Spanish football team Atletico Madrid was established. As of 2022, the club is one of the most successful in Spanish football and one of the 12th most valuable clubs in the world, with a value of $1.5 billion. The team also brought in €332.8 million in income in 2021. Check out the Atletico Madrid club valuation in 2022.

Club Value:$1.5 billion
Owner(s):Atletico HoldCo, and Idan Ofer
Playing League:La Liga
Club Revenue in 2022:$396 million
Operating Revenue:$45 million
Club debt Value:11%
Match Day Valuation:$17 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$935 million
Commercial Valuation:$332 million

14. AC Milan- $1.2 billion

AC Milan- With a net worth of $1.2 billion, AC Milan is the 13th richest football club in the world.

With a net worth of $1.2 billion, AC Milan is the 13th richest football club in the world. It is also the most profitable Italian football club overseas, earning €216.3 million in income in 2021. In a World Soccer Poll, AC Milan was named the best club team ever. Here’s a complete breakdown of AC Milan club value in 2022:

Club Value:$1.2 billion
Owner(s):RedBird Capital Partners LLC
Playing League:Serie A
Club Revenue in 2022:$257 million
Operating Revenue:-$16 million
Club debt Value:4%
Match Day Valuation:$2.8 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$735 million
Commercial Valuation:$287 million

15. Inter Milan- $1.0 billion

Inter Milan- $1.0 billion

Inter Milan is one of the most renowned and beloved football clubs in Italy. Since its founding in 1909, the third-most successful team in Italian history, after Juventus and AC Milan, the only Italian team to have consistently played in the top division of Italian football. Inter Milan generated revenue of €330.9 million in 2021, and by 2022, Forbes reported that the club had a value of $1.0 billion, making it the second-highest club in the league.

Club Value:$1.0 billion
Owner(s):Steven Zhang, Suning Holdings Group
Playing League:Serie A
Club Revenue in 2022:$393 million
Operating Revenue:$3 million
Club debt Value:41% ($468.3 million)
Match Day Valuation:$6 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$587 million
Commercial Valuation:$255 million

16. Everton- $940 million

Everton- $940 million

The second-longest continuously operating club in English top-flight football is Everton. The most prestigious and successful team in the nation is Everton, a Liverpool-based club with a global reputation. This may be attributable to the club’s core principles of sincerity, ambition, family, and perseverance. Everton reported roughly €218.1 million in revenue in 2021, and according to Forbes, the club valuation was $940 million as of 2022, ranking it as the 16th-richest football club in the world for the 2022-2023 season. Take a look at the Everton club value in 2022:

Club Value:$940 million
Owner(s):Farhad Moshiri
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$259 million
Operating Revenue:-$20 million
Club debt Value:13% (£120.9m)
Match Day Valuation:$1 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$641 million
Commercial Valuation:$170 million

17. Leicester City- $925 million

Leeds United- Richest football clubs in the world in 2022 with $800 million
Leeds United- Richest football club in the world in 2022 with $800 million

Leicester City Football Club has one of the most illustrious and legendary legacies in English football. The club stunned the world by surprising everyone and winning the Premier League title in the 2015-16 season. According to Forbes, Leicester City’s club value is $925 million in 2022, up 132% from the previous year, making the club one of the top 20 most valuable football clubs in the world, while the club generated €255.5 million in revenue in 2021.

Club Value:$925 million
Owner(s): King Power International Group
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$304 million
Operating Revenue:$16 million
Club debt Value:9%
Match Day Valuation:$2 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$679 million
Commercial Valuation:$126 million

18. West Ham United- $900 million

West Ham United- $900 million

According to Deloitte, West Ham United’s revenue from broadcasting and other sponsorships, as well as match day value, increased to €221.5 million in the 2020/21 season. According to a Forbes article, the West Ham club is the 18th richest club in the world, with a net worth of $900 million.

Club Value:$900 million
Owner(s):David Sullivan, Daniel Kretinsky, and David Gold
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$259 million
Operating Revenue:$42 million
Club debt Value:11% (£120m)
Match Day Valuation:$2 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$685 million
Commercial Valuation:$102 million

19. Leeds United- $800 million

Leeds United- $800 million

Forbes ranks Leeds United as one of the top 20 most valuable football clubs in the world. Leeds United is ranked 19th on the list of the most valuable football clubs in the world, with a valuation of $800 million. Leeds United is one of the 11 richest English clubs in the world, currently in their third season back in the Premier League. In the previous year, the club generated €235 million in revenue.

Club Value:$800 million
Owner(s):Aser Group, and 49ers Enterprises
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$229 million
Operating Revenue:$51 million
Club debt Value:0
Match Day Valuation:$10 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$561 million
Commercial Valuation:$125 million

20. Aston Villa- $750 million

Aston Villa is the 20th most valueable club in the world with $750 million, generating $236 million in 2022

Aston Villa is the 20th most valueable club in the world with $750 million, generating $236 million in 2022. The claret and blue are one of the five English clubs that have won the European Cup; they are the most dependable teams in English football, having won numerous championships throughout their history. One of the oldest football clubs in England, Aston Villa has won both the FA Cup and the First Division Championship seven times. Take a look at the breakdown of Aston Villa club value in 2022:

Club Value:$750 million
Owner(s):Nassef Sawiris, and Wes Edens
Playing League:EPL (English Premier League)
Club Revenue in 2022:$236 million
Operating Revenue:$12 million
Club debt Value:0
Match Day Valuation:$1 million
Broadcasting Revenue:$604 million
Commercial Valuation:$58 million

FAQs about the most valuable soccer teams in the world:

Which is the richest football club in the world 2022?

Real Madrid is the richest football club in the world in 2022, with a net worth of $5.1 billion.

Top 10 richest football clubs in the world

The top 10 richest football clubs in the world are:
1. Real Madrid – $5.1 billion
2. FC Barcelona – $5 billion
3. Manchester United – $4.6 billion
4. Liverpool – $4.45 billion
5. Bayern Munich – $4.275 billion
6. Manchester City- $4.25 billion
7. Paris Saint-Germain- $3.2 billion
8. Chelsea- $3.1 billion
9. Juventus- $2.45 billion
10. Tottenham Hotspur- $2.35 billion
Real Madrid is the richest football club in the world in 2022, with a net worth of $5.1 billion.

Top 10 richest club in the world 2021

In 2021, Barcelona was ranked as the richest football club in the world by Deloitte. Hare’s are the top 10 richest club in the world 2021:
1. Barcelona- $4.76B
2. Real Madrid- $4.75B
3. Bayern Munich- $4.21B
4. Manchester United- $4.2B
5. Liverpool- $4.1B
6. Manchester City- $4B
7. Chelsea- $3.2B
8. Arsenal- $2.8B
9. Paris Saint-Germain- $2.5B
10. Tottenham Hotspur- $2.3B
In 2021, Barcelona was ranked as the richest football club in the world by Deloitte. Hare's are the top 10 richest club in the world 2021

Richest team in Premier League

Manchester United is the richest club in Premier League, with a net worth of $4.6 billion.

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Conclusion

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