Real Madrid makes the most money
For the eighth year in a row Real Madrid the most profitable club in the world. Among the top 20 are also four German clubs.
Sporty Bayern Munich this year. Towards titles, economically the German record champion is already long the champions In the ranking list of the largest football clubs in the world claiming the Bundesliga leaders his fourth place. In which the 16th Time created by the economic consulting firm Deloitte ranking for the 2011/12 season, the Bayern on revenues of 368.4 million euros, making it the only German club in the top ten.
Bayern in the previous season achieved a revenue increase of 15 percent (47 million) - although it is the second time in a row titellos remained.Decisive for the increase, among other things was to reach the final of the Champions League. Also increased the Bavarians their commercial revenues from sponsorship and merchandising to over EUR 200 million - a number that has not yet reached in this sector top club.
Schalke falls back
The German leader was "a better economic position than ever before and has a viable concept," it says in on Thursday (01.24.13) present study. This contributes also the obligation of the coach-Stars Josep Guardiola.
Last year also Schalke 04 was in tenth still slipped into the top flight of the financial league. Schalke were now with 174.5 million euros in sales back to 14th place. After all, the league as in the previous edition of the "Football Money League" in the top 20 four times represented.
Even higher results expected
Borussia Dortmund (189,100,000) increased from 16 on the 11th Place - thanks to the first doubles in the club's history and the first in the Champions League since 2002/03. Hamburger SV (121.1) remained despite sporting misery and a decline in revenue at the 18th Rank. VfB Stuttgart's (103.2) still 25th
This season of the Bundesliga representatives further sales increases are expected. Thus Bavaria, Schalke and Dortmund nevertheless managed to jump into the knockout stages of the Champions League - it will pay off.
Real cracks 500-million mark
Croesus with Real Madrid but can even the respectable Bavarian housekeeper - not compete - at least financially. For the eighth consecutive year the Royal perched on the summit and have cracked first with 512.6 million euros the half-billion mark. Behind him is permanent rival FC Barcelona (483.0). "You sit down and continue to benefit from international particular higher than average revenues from the remote TV rights marketing in Spain," said Karsten Hollasch, partner and head of the Sports Business Group at Deloitte Germany.
With seven clubs, the English Premier League is led by sales to third parties Manchester United (395.9). Most representatives on the first 20 placesOverall, the top 20 clubs achieved in 2011/12 revenues of EUR 4.8 billion, a quarter of the total turnover of the European football market. The increase was approximately ten percent (435.0). "These figures underline once more the positive development of international elite football amidst a still difficult economic environment," said Hollasch.