After the resounding Champions League, Bayern Munich is now crowned as the most expensive football club in the world with a value of U.S. $ 860 million.
According to a ranking compiled this BrandFinance Bayern score higher than Manchester United, who had to settle for second place this year.
English club, based in Old Trafford is estimated to be worth U.S. $ 837 million.
Three and four positions respectively occupied by Real Madrid and Barcelona, each with a value of U.S. $ 621 million and U.S. $ 572.
Two Premier League clubs, Chelsea and Arsenal is ranked five and six with a value of U.S. $ 418 and U.S. $ 410.
Success in Europe
United’s closest competitor in the last two seasons, Manchester City are in eighth place with a value of U.S. $ 332.
Completing the top ten most valuable football club in the world is AC Milan and the finalists of this year’s Champions League, Borussia Dortmund.
BrandFinance compiling this list, among others, based on several criteria, among which is the club’s income, the overall value of the player, and ranked European football federation, UEFA.
Head of valuation BrandFinance, Dave Chattaway, said the success of Bayern Munich club achievements reflect the journey, from the stage to the domestic dominance of European football.
“The success in the Champions League to make this club more known globally,” said Chattaway.
“Now their challenge to use this opportunity to strengthen their brand of football all over the world,” he said.