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


  1. Comment by abuh monday:

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

  2. Comment by chibuking samuel:

    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

  3. Comment by Daniel Eugene:

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

  4. Comment by Bolo Tinto:

    I lùv gunners but dix days ???

  5. Comment by caleb wizzy:

    chelsea will be number one soon up bluess

  6. Comment by fARIS:

    real madrid vs barcelona real madrid win yes

  7. Comment by cosmo:

    Arsenal is d best team in world, Up gunners fans.

  8. Comment by Bernetta Amargo:

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

  9. Comment by Ramos:

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

  10. Comment by jide akintokun:

    arsenal is the richest.

  11. Comment by remember karenga:

    man u is the best club in the world .man u for lyf

  12. Comment by enow:

    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.

  13. Comment by show boy:

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

  14. Comment by Ismail:

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

  15. Comment by nicholas:

    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

  16. Comment by sadiq olamide:

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

  17. Comment by N0ble:

    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

  18. Comment by johnson:

    people still argue dat man u is richer dan barca

  19. Comment by nobby:

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

  20. Comment by [email protected]:

    Barcelona is the best team in the world so far 2012 the deserve first position may God every one who support Barcelona

  21. Comment by yomi:

    Madrid is still the best ever..

  22. Comment by leon prince:

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

  23. Comment by ENZAY AMARA:

    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

  24. Comment by jobin:

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

  25. Comment by TI-po:

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

  26. Comment by Daniel:

    Chelsea will b richer

  27. Comment by taiwo:

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

  28. Comment by Ayoola Johnson Adebayo:

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

  29. Comment by vp:

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

  30. Comment by Luigi Fulk:

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

  31. Comment by Osbert:

    Good luck for gunners. I love my team.

  32. Comment by Æmir dolomi8:

    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!!!

  33. Comment by Akinmoladun charles:

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

  34. Comment by Fitzgerrel92:

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

  35. Comment by Amed rudebway abdul:

    Gates is e man

  36. Comment by akinbileje paul:

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

  37. Comment by Mustapha ridwan:

    God will punish ur dirty mouth

  38. Comment by Charles Echendu:

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

  39. Comment by Daropale Jamiu:

    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!!!!!!

  40. Comment by Deklerk Charles:

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

  41. Comment by Hugger Winiarski:

    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 :-)

  42. Comment by sadat:

    hahahaha……chelsea blast

  43. Comment by Mr 2slim:

    i just prefer manhester united in all ramification for victory

  44. Comment by donlamijib:

    datz gr8 up blues we stil grown

  45. Comment by desmond bishop:

    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

  46. Comment by ifeanyi:

    That the best madrid 4 life

  47. Comment by amara kamara:

    Barcelonal is the best playing team in the world and his unstoppable star messi

  48. Comment by eyuel:

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

  49. Comment by Franco:

    Arsenal lost like hell recently…

  50. Comment by mohammad:

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

  51. Comment by Mizuno Dunklin:

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  52. Comment by Irra:

    who will be champions euro2012?

  53. Comment by Paul Sanchez:

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

  54. Comment by Casacchia:

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

  55. Comment by jason:

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

  56. Comment by Reier Herrara:

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

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