Top 10 Richest Football Clubs In Europe 2020

Ranking of the richest football clubs in Europe 2020 currently. Football is decorated the most viewed and followed sport I’m the world. Hardly in a family will you not find at least one football lover. You might be wondering how these clubs make the huge amount of money they make and afford to pat players the huge amount of wages every week, you have to look beyond the round leather tossed to and fro on the pitch. We look at the wealth made by these football clubs. From the sales of tickets, jerseys kits, player transfer, involved in stock markets and other business ventures enrich these clubs. There are some changes on the list as some club fallout, some dropped and others climb atop the list. That’s why we’ll be discussing in this article the Top Ten Richest Football Clubs in Europe.

Top 10 Richest Football Clubs In Europe 2020

Rank Club Country Revenue
1. Barcelona Spain £741.1 Million
2. Real Madrid Spain £667.5 Million
3. Manchester United England £627.1 Million
4. Bayern Munich Germany £581.8 Million
5. Paris Saint-Germain France £560.5 Million
6. Manchester City England £538.2 Million
7. Liverpool England £533 Million
8. Tottenham Hotspur England £459.3 Million
9. Chelsea England £452.2 Million
10. Juventus Italy £405.2 Million

Most of the richest clubs in the world are virtually in Europe been that it has the best and fascinating clubs that attract millions of fans from around and across the world; it is lucrative that it attracts rich investors around the world investing and buying the clubs. Journey with us as we list Europe’s Richest Clubs {Soccer}.

Top 10 Richest Clubs In Europe 2020{Soccer} 

FC Barcelona
  • 1. Barcelona

Barcelona Football Club is based in Catalonia, Spain and was founded in 1899. The Catalonian giants previously occupy the third spot but have experienced revenue increase which has stationed them to the second position. Striking a four-year deal with a Japanese e-commerce company, Rakuten, helped increase the commercial revenue of the club. It is known for playing fanciful football and always gain dominance over their opponent when playing. Barcelona has won a lot of leagues and it is one of the frontiers that established the Spanish Laliga.

Real Madrid – Among The Richest Football Clubs In Europe
  • 2. Real Madrid

After a long time particularly since the last time in 2011, the Spanish giants have finally displaced Manchester United from the number one spot after been closely marking them at the second spot. The club was created in 1902 and plays in the Spanish top-flight league, La Liga and is popularly referred to as Los Blancos. The only club in Europe to have won the Champions League a record of 13 times and has won more than 30 La Liga titles.

Manchester United FC
  • 3. Manchester United

Manchester United dropped two steps down occupying the third spot having occupied the first spot for a very long time. It is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, England and it is popularly known as Red Devils or The Reds or Man United. The club was established in 1978. It is one of the most popular and successful clubs in England winning a total of 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups and 2 UEFA Champions Leagues, between 1986 and 2013. The club has been struggling since the retirement of Sir Alex Fergusson. It just recently sacked its manager, Jose Mourinho appointing one of its former players Ole Gunnar Solksjaer as acting manager of the club for the main time.

  • 4. Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich is a popular football club in Germany and the club was founded in 1900. The German soccer giants are for the third time consecutively occupying the fourth position. Bayern Munich plays in the Bundesliga, the top-flight league in Germany as well as the champions league. Bayern boast of winning more than 25 national titles and 18 national cups including 5 champions league trophies. In the 2017/2018 season, Bayern Munich raised the Bundesliga trophy while reached the semifinals for the UEFA Champions League. Also, the club is dubbed the !most revenue earners in the German football surpassing twice the amount earned by their close rival Borussia Dortmund.

  • 5. Paris Saint Germain

The big money bag French giant club side bought by an Arab billionaire is the number 6th on our list. The club is popularly called by its abbreviation ”PSG” and was founded in 1970 and plays in the French Ligue 1. The club experienced a boom in its revenue which grew from the €486.2m in 2017 to €541.7m putting them on the number sixth spot on the list of Richest Football Clubs in Europe. Thanks to the signing of French young star player Mbappe including a top league finish in the first place. The club is one of the most flourish clubs in France alongside Olympic Lyonnais having won seven Ligue 1 titles, a record twelve Coupe de France, a record eight Coupe de la Ligue, a joint-record eight Trophée des Champions and one Ligue 2 title, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and one UEFA Intertoto Cup.

  • 6. Manchester City

The Blue side of Manchester is sitting on the fifth spot for the third consecutive year. Manchester City is an English club playing in the Premier League. The club was originally founded in 1880 with the name St. Mark, the name was later changed in 1887 to Ardwick Association Football Club and in 1894, finally, the name was changed to Manchester City which it currently bears. The club has experienced rapid growth since the club was bought by an Arab billionaire which has aided the club to buy star players that have made them a threat and a force to reckon with in the EPL as well as Europe.

  • 7. Liverpool

Liverpool Football Club was established in 1892 and is a popular club in England known for her popular slogan “you will never walk alone” which is always sung by the fans on match day live. Liverpool is plied its game in English premier league. Thanks to the brilliant performance of Egyptian player Mohamed Salah whose contribution has made the club become more competitive for the last 4 seasons. These performances on the pitch and consistent positive policy which had increased revenue from commercials including matchday revenues. It is still the only English club to have won 5 champions league trophy including 3 European cup and 19 English League titles amongst others.

  • 8. Tottenham Hotspur

The football club fondly referred to as Spurs or Lilywhites was founded in 1882 playing in the English premier league and also one of the seven clubs yet to be relegated in the EPL. The club’s revenue has increased owing to its current rankings among the top 5 clubs in the premier league and appearing in Champions league as well which has increased the club’s broadcast deals. The club overthrew Juventus, causing it to be among the top ten richest clubs in Europe for the second time since 2006. The club finished third in the 2017/2018 season and has been performing brilliantly thanks to the skill of the Manager Pauchettinho who has helped the club to be constantly consistent.

  • 9. Chelsea

Continuing on the Richest Clubs in Europe we have Chelsea Football club from England playing in the English Premier League. The club was founded in 1905 and is known for its agility, consistency, win-win attitude and has been a top contender in the domestic league and across Europe. The one-time Champions league winners remained in the eight spots four years consecutively now despite an increase in their revenue In the 2017/2018 season. This was due to their return to action in the European Champions League increasing their broadcasting rite. The club has won many trophies among which are 7 FA Cups, 1 UEFA championship cup, and others

  • 10. Juventus

  • 11. Arsenal

Drawing close to the end of our list on the Richest Clubs in Europe is another English premier league side located in London is Arsenal founded in 1886. The club is fondly called Gunners and is known for its grooming of young players to sell and make a profit from. Gunner’s performance has not been impressive recently dropping from 6th position to 9th in the ranking and as well as ending 6th in the EPL, they have also not been consistent as they use to be. Their drop was due to poor performance last season which has affected their Money League performance. Presently the club is in 5th position with a point below Manchester United who overtook them this weekend. Gunners are also one of the clubs to face relegation in the EPL.


Conclusion on Top 10 Richest Football Clubs in Europe 2020

There you have the clubs that make up the list of the Top Ten Richest clubs in Europe. The English club is actually doing well for themselves and dominating the list having six clubs appearing in the list. There are some slight changes on the list from what it used to be. Make a bulk of their earnings from broadcasting rights, match day live, commercials. So now you have a clue on how these clubs make their fortune and why they are able to meet up with such huge budgets monthly.

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