Top 5 Most Valuable Sports Teams

Top 5 Most Valuable Sports Teams (2013)

  1. Real Madrid $3.3 billion
  2. Manchester United $3.165 billion
  3. Barcelona $2.6 billion
  4. New York Yankees $2.3 billion
  5. Dallas Cowboys $2.1 billion

Source: Kurt Badenhausen, Forbes

Soccer in Orlando, Florida

In 2013, Major League Soccer awarded Orlando, Florida a soccer franchise with the condition of building a new soccer stadium. According to a report by Forbes magazine, 3 out of the top 5 most valuable sports teams in 2013 were soccer teams. How valuable are sport teams? MIT Professor Julian Beinart asked, “What would we miss more? The Boston Celtics moving to Sacramento or City Hall Plaza being redeveloped?”

Top 5 Most Valuable Sports Teams
The Dallas Cowboys were number 5 on the most valuable list. Photo: USA Today Sports Images