Real Madrid Pass Manchester United As Most Valuable Football Club BrandBleacher Report #Manchester_UnitedMay 18, 2019
Soccrates Images/Getty ImagesReal Madrid have passed Manchester United to become the most valuable football club brand in the world, according to a new report.
Los Blancos’ value increased nearly 27 percent to €1.646 million, while United’s dropped to €1.472 million, a loss of almost six percent.
Barcelona are third in the value chart and second in the list of strongest brands.
” Manchester United have disappointed in recent years on the playing field both in the Premier League and in the UEFA Champions League.
Real’s growth is remarkable and by far the biggest in the top 10.
Ninth-ranked Paris Saint-Germain had the second biggest growth, with 21.3 percent, while Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool also cracked the 20 percent barrier.
Outside of the top 10, Sevilla experienced the biggest growth, by nearly 50 percent.
The Italian champions fell outside the top-10 list of valuable brands and finished ninth among the strongest brands.
Luca Bruno/Associated PressReal also didn’t claim any major silverware in the 2018-19 season, apart from the FIFA Club World Cup, and will finish well behind champions Barcelona and runners-up Atletico Madrid in the La Liga title race.
Wolverhampton Wanderers were the highest-ranked new entrant, at 28, beating the likes of Sevilla, Celtic and even Champions League semi-finalists Ajax.