Football is not just a sport it’s a game of teams that are like families. The most famous form of football is association football which is popularly known as soccer. It is believed that modern football was originated in twelfth century in England. The first governing body of the game was football association in England. Football has a history of more than 100 years.
People believe that football is just a game but actually it’s a game of life for many, it’s a game for survival. In modern days club matches are the most famous games. Keep reading to know about the top 10 most expensive football clubs.
List of the world’s top 10 Most Expensive Football Clubs in 2017:
10. Tottenham Hotspur F.C (Net worth $1020 Million)
Spurs is the nickname or commonly known name of Tottenham Hotspur. They are an English football club located in London. This club was formed in 1882. White hart lane is the home ground of this club. They have the large fan following in United Kingdom. They have strong Jewish fan base. This club has 8 FA Cups and one UEFA Championship to their credit. This club has a strong chain of charity and social programmes.
9. Juventus F.C (Net worth $1300 Million)
Commonly known as Juve, Juventus F.C is a professional Italian football club. They are the third oldest club in the country. This club was founded by a group of young Torinese students in 1897. This club had its magical trio in its golden era. The trio consisted of Sivori, Charles, and Boniperti: the Magical Trio. The Juventus stadium is the present home ground of this club. They are the most supported football club in Italy. They have 2 UEFA and 32 Italian Football Championships to their name. Being among the ten riches clubs they also have rich players like Pirlo. Zinedine Zidane was also a part of this team till 2001.
8. Liverpool F.C (Net worth $1550 Million)
They are professional football club based in Liverpool, England. This club was formed in the year 1892. Anfield is the home ground of Liverpool F.C. They have their rivalry with Manchester united. Steven Gerrard, and Luis Suárez, was a part of this club. They have 7 FA cups and 5 UEFA championships to their credit. The clubs official anthem is pacemakers which are sung by their supports since 1960. In the early stages of this glorious club Bob Paisley was the one who led the club. They are worlds eight most expensive football clubs. Liverpool is one of the best supported clubs in England.
7. Chelsea (Net worth $1660 Million)
They are professional English football club. This club was founded in 1905 and they acquired the Stamford Bridge athletics stadium which they turned into football ground. Since then Stamford Bridge has been the home ground of this club. They have a standing rivalry with Arsenal F.C. This club also operates a woman football team. They have two UEFA championships to their credit. This club had generated players like Fernando Torres.
6. Manchester City (Net worth $1920 Million)
St. Marks (West Gorton) that was the club formed in 1880 which was renamed as Manchester city in 1894. They are the sixth highest revenue in football world. This team has five FA Cups and one UEFA to their name. Being one of the most valued team, they are also one of the most valued team on field also. They have their legacy in the hands of young talented footballers like Sergio Agüero.
5. Arsenal F.C (Net worth $2020 Million)
They are a professional football club based in Holland. Arsenal was the first club from South of England to join the football league. This club was formed in December 1886. This club has 13 league titles and one UEFA Championship to their credit. Being one of the most valued team they have kept their legacy to certain extend.
4. Bayern Munich (Net worth $2680 Million)
FC Bayern or Fußball-Club Bayern München is the most successful German club. This club is based in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. This club was founded in 1900 by eleven football players. Olympistadion is the home ground of this team. They have twenty six national titles and eighteen national cups to their credit. The chief rivals of this club are Real Madrid. They are one of the most valued clubs.
3. Manchester United (Net worth $3315 Million)
The team is nicknamed as Red Devils. This team was founded in Newton Health LYR club in 1878 and later in 1902 it changed its name to Manchester United. After the expansion of the team in 2006 Old Trafford in now the home ground of this team. This team was three times finalist of UEFA. They are one of the most famous and supported team in the world and have also created players like Bray Robson, Wayne Rooney. They are one of the top six most supported clubs of England.
2. Barcelona (Net worth $3320 Million)
Barcelona is a most popular soccer club and the short name is Futbol Club Barcelona. This team is nick named as Barca. Based in Barcelona, Spain this team was founded in the year 1899. The founders of this team were a group of Swiss. El Clásico this is the name that is given to the matches which is played between the arch rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid. This team also has a rivalry in European football with AC Milan. They have a record of 24 La Liga to their credit. This team has created legends like Ronaldhino, Messi, Neymar and many more.
1. Real Madrid (Net worth $3650 Million)
Real Madrid is the no 1 in the list of richest and expensive football clubs. Commonly known name of Royal Madrid Football club. Is a professional football team based on Madrid, Spain? Founded in 1902 as Madrid football club, the team is using a white jersey since the time of its creation. This club is presently the most valuable football team in the world. Santiago Bernabéu is the team’s home ground at present. This team has an arch rivalry with another famous club Barcelona which is also based in Spain. This team has 32 La Liga championships to their credit. It is one of the dream team for many players.
Football leagues or football at club level is one of the most fans following sport in the world. The matches played at club level are much more than inter nation matches. If we go through the flow of money in each match the clubs that take part in such matches earns a lot which makes these clubs the top most valued or expensive football clubs.