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Money Rankings: Soccer Vs. Football

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 17, 2012

እስፖርት ጥሩ ነገር ነው፡ ግን ገንዘብና ዝና ላሰከራቸው ታዋቂ ቡድኖች ወገኖቻችን ቴሊቪዥንና ሪዲዮ ጋር ተጣብቀው ልባቸው እስኪወጣ ሲጋደሉ ሳይ ግርም ይለኛል፤ አዝናለሁ፤ ያውም ለሚያንቋሽሹንና ለማይወዱን እንግሊዞች! የአዲስ አበባ ወጣት የሳምንቱን መጨረሻ የሚያሳልፈው ከነ ማንቸስተር ጋር ሆኗል፤ አንዳንዴ ምናለ ለነ ኃይሌ ገብረስላሤ፤ ለነጥሩነሽ ዲባባ የልባቸው ትርታ ያን ያህል ከፍ ቢል እላለሁ።

Manchester United lost the Premier League title on the last day of the season in heartbreaking fashion, when rival Manchester City scored a last-minute goal to defeat Queens Park Rangers and clinch its first title ever in May. Man City’s win prevented Manchester United from winning a second straight Premier League title–and record 20th overall–disappointing the team’s 659 million fans around the world.

The Red Devils still lay claim to another title, though: The world’s most valuable sports team. Forbes estimates Manchester United is now worth 2.23 , 19% more than No. 2 Real Madrid, which is worth 1.88 .

Soccer clubs hold the top two spots among the world’s most valuable franchises, but it is American football teams that dominate the rest of the top 50.

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Rank

Team

Type

Country

Value in Billion $

Manchester United

Soccer

England

2.23

Real Madrid

Soccer

Spain

1.88

New York Yankees

Baseball

USA

1.85

Dallas Cowboys

American Football

USA

1.85

Washington Redskins

American Football

USA

1.56

Los Angeles Dodgers

Baseball

USA

1.4

New England Patriots

American Football

USA

1.4

FC Barcelona

American Football

Spain

1.31

New York Giants

American

Football

USA

1.3

 10.

Arsenal

Soccer

England

1.29

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