Top 10 richest sports teams in the world [2022]

Real Madrid and Barcelona are two of the richest sports teams in the world but find out who joins them on this rich-list.

Top 10 Richest sports teams in the world [2022]

The average value of the some of the most valuable sports teams on the planet had jumped 9.9% from 2020 to $3.4 billion in 2021.

This rich-list is dominated by American football teams, soccer teams as well as NBA teams.

American football team, Dallas Cowboys, are once again the undisputed most valuable top spot with a valuation of $5.7 billion.

The Cowboys have maintained their No.1 ranking since 2016 after they became the first team to surpass $4 billion in value.

The NBA’s New York Knicks also makes it to the top three.

European soccer clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid, each with a valuation just above $4.7 billion also make it to the list as well, but no Premier League team makes top 10 on this occasion.

Without further ado, let's take a look at the Top 10 Richest football clubs by net value according to Forbes:

  • Value: $4.21 billion
  • Owner: club members
  • Founded: 27 February 1900 (122 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Allianz Arena (75,000 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: Bundesliga (35 titles), DFB Pokal (20x winners), UEFA Champions League( 6x winners), FIFA Club World Cup (2x winners).
  • Value: $4.3 billion
  • Owner: John Mara, Steven Tisch
  • Founded:  August 1, 1925 (96 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Met Life Stadium (82,500 football Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: NFL Championship(8x winners), Super Bowl (4x winners), NFC Championship(5x winners).
  • Value: $4.4 billion
  • Owner: Robert Kraft
  • Founded:  November 16, 1959 (62 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Gillette Stadium (65,878 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: NFL Championship(22x winners), Super Bowl (6x winners), NFC Championship(11x winners).
  • Value: $4.6 billion
  • Owner: Jerry Buss Family Trusts, Philip Anschutz
  • Founded:  1947 (75 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Crypto.com Arena (19, 079 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: NBA Championships(17x winners), Conference titles (19x winners), Division titles (33x winners).
  • Value: $4.7 billion
  • Owner: Joe Lacob, Peter Gruber
  • Founded:  1946 (76 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Chase Center (18,064 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: NBA Championships(7x winners), Conference titles (7x winners), Division titles (12x winners).
  • Value: $4.75 billion
  • Owner: club members
  • Founded: 6 March 1902 (120 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Santiago Bernabeu (81,044 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: La Liga (35 titles), Copa del Rey (19x winners), SuperCopa de Espana (17x winners), UEFA Champions League( 14x winners), FIFA Club World Cup (4x winners).
  • Value: $4.76 billion
  • Owner: club members
  • Founded: 29 November 1899 (122 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Spotify Camp Nou (99,354 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: La Liga (26 titles), Copa del Rey (31x winners), SuperCopa de Espana (13x winners), UEFA Champions League( 5x winners), FIFA Club World Cup (3x winners).
  • Value: $5 billion
  • Owner: Madison Square Garden Sports
  • Founded:  1946 (76 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Madison Square Garden (19,812 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: NBA Championships(2x winners), Conference titles (4x winners), Division titles (8x winners).
  • Value: $5.25 billion
  • Owner: Steinbrenner family
  • Founded:  1903 (119 years ago)
  • Home Ground: Yankee Stadium II (50,960 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: World Series title (27x winners), AL Pennants(40x winners), AL East Division (20x winners), Wild Card berths(9).
  • Value: $5.7 billion
  • Owner: Jerry Jones
  • Founded:  January 28, 1960 (62 years ago)
  • Home Ground: AT&T Stadium (80,000 Capacity)
  • Notable Honours: NFL Championship(24x winners), Super Bowl (5x winners), NFC Championship(10x winners).