Manchester United named most valuable sports team for second year running

4 Sep

Premier League champion Manchester United is the most valuable sports team in the world according to Forbes magazine.  United is worth $1.87 billion, while the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys are second on the list at $1.65 billion.  Like last year, NFL teams dominate the list with the Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Patriots all cracking the top five.  Arsenal and Real Madrid join MU as the three soccer clubs in the top ten.  The New York Yankees are the lone representative of Major League Baseball.

Forbes’s 10 most valuable sports teams
1 – Manchester United – $1.870 billion
2 – Dallas Cowboys – $1.650 billion
3 – Washington Redskins – $1.550 billion
4 – New York Yankees – $1.500 billion
5 – New England Patriots – $1.361 billion
6 – Real Madrid – $1.353 billion
7 – Arsenal – $1.200 billion
8 – New York Giants – $1.183 billion
9 – New York Jets – $1.170 billion
10 – Houston Texans – $1.150 billion

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