The Blaugrana’s income stream is at €715.1m which remains the highest in world football, narrowly ousting Real Madrid whose total is second in the global list at €714.9m.
However, the Catalan giants suffered mammoth losses from the previous year with a decrease of more than €125m while Madrid’s turnover was €40m less.
The report profiles the financial performance of the highest revenue generating clubs in world football during the disrupted 2019/20 season, which was dominated by the financial ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The top 20 clubs generated a combined €8.2 billion in 2019/20, down 12% on the prior season (€9.3 billion), with broadcast revenue – down by €937m the biggest drop off, along with €257m less from matchday revenue, although there was a €105m increase in commercial revenue.
Atletico Madrid remain 13th in the overall standings at €331.8m – down by almost €50m.