Thursday January 24 2019
Real Madrid, Barcelona top football rich list

Real Madrid and Barcelona are world football’s highest earners, leapfrogging Manchester United, in Deloitte’s annual report into club revenues.

The list is based on revenue over the 2017-18 campaign with Madrid topping football’s list with £665.2m in revenue with Barca in second on £661.6m, both moving up one position on the list.

United dropped to third while there were a total of six English clubs in the top 10, with Atletico Madrid (£269.6m) 13th on the global list.

Madrid’s revenue was up £86.5m from the previous campaign while Barca’s leapt up by £104.5m while Atleti’s rose by £35.2m.

Football Italia website