Ranking the world’s richest football club 2011

For the year 2011, Delloitte Football released their latest version of richest football club list in the world, in 2011. The assets of the football club has recorded quite fantastic. So it’s not a secret anymore if football is not just a sport, but also represents a promising industry.

Real Madrid, richest football club
Real Madrid logo

An example is the soccer club Real Madrid, although the club has already spent a lot of money to fix the team, but likely fail to win the championship this year, it still worth the Spanish football team has never subsided and still occupies the top position as the richest football club worldwide.

Los Blancos (nickname Real Madrid) get their income from merchandise sales, television broadcasting rights and also the club sponsor. This year is the sixth consecutively times achievement obtained by Real Madrid as the richest football club.

Meanwhile toughest rivals Real Madrid, the Barcelona, although the achievement for the past few years is better than Real Madrid, the team’s wealth was still less than Real Madrid. However, Barcelona revenue opportunities can be increased very dramatically in the next year, because there is a new sponsor with strong financial, the Qatar Foundation.

While football clubs from England, though not as the world’s richest team, but they dominate the list of the richest teams for this year. Call it the Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and others. This is the complete list of the world’s richest football club in 2011.

1. Real Madrid, Spain, wealth reached £ 359.1 million

Real Madrid 2011
Real Madrid 2010/2011

2. Barcelona, Spain, wealth reached £ 325.9 million

Barcelona 2011
Barcelona 2010/2011

3. Manchester United, England, wealth reached £ 278.5 million

Manchester United 2011
Manchester United 2010/2011

4. Bayern Munich, Germany, wealth reached £ 246.6 million

Bayern Munich 2011
Bayern Munich 2010/2011

5. Arsenal, England, wealth reached £ 224 million

Arsenal 2011
Arsenal 2010/2011

6. Chelsea, England, wealth reached £ 209.5 million
7. AC Milan, Italy, wealth reached £ 193.1 million
8. Liverpool, England, wealth reached £ 184.5 million
9. Inter Milan, Italy, wealth reached £ 184.1 million
10. Juventus, Italy, wealth reached £ 167.8 million
11. Manchester City, England, wealth reached £ 125.1 million
12. Tottenham Hotspur, England, wealth reached £ 119.8 million
13. Hamburger SV, Germany, wealth reached £ 119.7 million
14. Olympique Lyonnais, France, wealth reached £ 119.6 million
15. Olympique Marseille, France, wealth reached £ 115.5 million
16. Schalke 04, Germany, wealth reached £ 114.5 million
17. Atletico Madrid, Spain, wealth reached £ 101.9 million
18. AS Roma, Italy, wealth reached £ 100.5 million
19. VfB Stuttgart, Germany, wealth reached £ 94 million
20. Aston Villa, England, wealth reached £ 89.6 million

83 thoughts on “Ranking the world’s richest football club 2011

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    i want barcelona to be the best team in the whole world

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      Yes, I think they are also reasonable. Good luck for your team.

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        They are absolutely rich… unfortunately not the richest! 🙂

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      Chelsea is the best team to win the uefa Champions League next season …

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        Yeah… If they success to get “The Special One” again 😉

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        chelsea wont win uefa and its a lie to say is the best team

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        For next year? Well Barcelona still in great performance for next year.

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    i was much empress wit unite match 2 day against west ham. I beliv and also hav a strong fillins dt united is the best club this 2011. Up red UP MANCHESTER UNITED

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      I think the best teams will increase as well a list of their wealth. 😉

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    so whot can chelsea show to the gunners…we are richer”Arsenal” than you.

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    chelsea will be number one soon up bluess

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      Real madrid is till the best team in the world.

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      how about both of them be winner together? I love Messi but I respect to Mourinho. hmm.. complicated 🙂

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        barcelona will carry the uefa champions league final clash with man u.up barcelona.

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          Barcelona already proof that. They be the winner of Champions League

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          Very precise predictions… Barcelona win. Salute to your knowledge of football!

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    It seems that marketing people of Real are experienced. Despite team achievements tide, the team’s finances remain healthy.

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    Finals Man. Utd VS Real, Ronaldo would like a chance with Man U but Man. Utd 2 the worl

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    Man utd lives to be the best team in the world cuz they play without using tricks to convince the referees as barca usually do and they are going to prove it this coming 28 manutd for life.

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    i think barca is best of the best ever.no douting……..up barca fan’s,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,barcelona4 live

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      They won the Spanish league in 2011, was a big achievement! 😉

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    Gr8 Manchester is going 2 suprise d world on may 28, 2011. Up united, best of luck at wembley to united.

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    vidic and berbatov,the best player and best goal scorer of the league respectively,hence icons of the league and still claim it to be the best football league…..!!!!,anyway your get high ability to market your soccer

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    i know one day my dreams would come to reality for the GUNNERS

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    Letme remind u of wat man.Utd is up2,they remain d m0st ad0rable inlined wit 0thers i bet u dey wil win barca 2.1

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    people still argue dat man u is richer dan barca

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    Uh….barca da best team eva on planet earth, messi da best player eva. Up chelsea! Blues 4 lyf…..e

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      Madrid is one of football club that I love in world 🙂

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    Though man utd is not d richest team but it is the best team of the world. :p

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    Arsenal might be even the 3rd richest football club in world,because the management do keep the money instead of buying conpitent and mature men of football.thus riches shall never succeed in handling trophy.there is saying in Africa that[when dry bones are measured the old man/woman will become angry]so rich and failure wengar please dont be offended,but make use of the club money

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    chelsea wil soon be richest & champions…watch out..tis club has progressed frm no where….

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    I think the ranking will changing fast, like football development that also changing fast.

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    manchester united should do better than dis becos they are my best club ever

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    I want Arsenal my club to be the richest club,and they will win uefa next summer.by Ayoola Johnson.

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    The gunners will win the prm and UEF champs coz they rebuild the squad carefully.2011/02 is the year for the gunners.

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    Hello. I was just trying if I can post a comment here hehe.

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      Hello nice guy. Welcome too to our community 🙂

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      @liv and osbert
      Welcome the gunners lover. I hope you will get all of what you wish!

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    I strongly believe in the red ‘united’. This season is our turn to claim the truphy ‘champions league’ at least with beat 2-1 to barca in the friendly match. It’s a good move. Up Manchester United!!!

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    i realy care for liver pool. u ‘ll never walk alone.

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    Manchester City…. is growing rich team at the moment.

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    chelshit n man shitty??!!!?? cant bliv dat but arsenal will one day b d richest n most successful club in d world soon.

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      Chel.. what?? Manchester… what?? I never heard that before 🙂

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    so with all the money arsenal or ass-nal has got, what do they do they do with it?

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    I wonder why fans comment sentimentaly,going by current performance,the whole planet knows that Bacelona are the current best team,but l believe a fool wil comment upside ~down.favour to all Bacelona fans…up Baca!!!!!!

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    Barcelona(the champions) will finally rise to be the richest club in the world, and i mean it.If u like lets bet…

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    Very helpful football post man, thanks for the info. I saw a lot of people like your post and give comment according their favorite football team. that’s interesting for me 🙂

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    i just prefer manhester united in all ramification for victory

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    am proud 2b a gunaz fans, bt dis days wey winger don dey sale al our players, nawao dis season ok up gunaz. Barca una 2much joo infact na una b d best in d world, no bragin, dis 1 wey man u dey na jst maga, up barca joo

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    blues 4 life chelsea will become 1st.fernando for ever i believe in you

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    real is the best team in the world in 2011 and any team even barcelona cannot get it.

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    Great post. I used to be checking constantly this blog and I am inspired! Extremely useful info specially the closing part 🙂 I deal with such info a lot. I used to be seeking this particular info for a long time. Thanks and good luck.

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    I’m one of your fans, do you have any facebook… plz tell me.

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    Barcelona proof that they are the best football club in the world.

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    great post I’m a massive united fan from washington USA

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    Thanks for the auspicious writeup.
    I am waiting update for the next richest football club for 2012 too..
    Thanks.

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