The Top-10 of football clubs with the highest income in the world

The coffers of most of the clubs in the football scene have suffered throughout 2020 due to the irruption of the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to wreak havoc. Mainly driven by the absence of fans in stadiums around the world but also by the downward revision of the commercial agreements (sponsorships) of the teams.

Although the most prestigious and renowned clubs continue to occupy the first places in the ranking in income, last season, an unprecedented one, perfectly reflects the effects of Covid-19, especially in the first quarter of 2020, as as detailed information ‘Deloitte Football Money League’.

Top 10 highest earning teams in the world:

1. FC Barcelona (715.1 million euros)

The Barça entity continues to lead the ranking of teams with the most income in the world for another year with 715.1 million euros. However, this 2020 has decreased its income by 125.7 million euros (15%), when in the previous year it achieved record figures of more than 840 million euros.

2. Real Madrid (714.9 million euros)

The white box has also not been spared the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. With a decrease in total income of 6%, given that in 2019 they achieved a figure of 757.3 million euros.

3. Bayern Munich (634.1 million euros)

The German team is the team that has been able to better ‘resist’ the ravages of Covid-19, thanks in part to the triplet of titles it signed last season. On its 120th anniversary, revenues fell 4% to add 634.1 million euros, compared to 660.1 million the previous year.

4. Manchester United (580.4 million euros)

The ‘Old Trafford’ team suffered a sharp decline in revenue with a 19% drop. It went from entering 711.5 million euros in 2019 to 580.4 in 2020.

5. Liverpool (558.6 million euros)

Those of Anfield, champions of the Premier League 2019-2020, returned to the top-5 of teams with the most income with a total of 558.6 million euros, although they suffered a drop of 8%, given that in 2019 they presented income of 604.7 million euros.

6. Manchester City (549.2 million euros)

Pep Guardiola's Ciy had a decrease of 11% in total income (549.2 million euros), compared to 610.6 million in 2019.

7. Paris Saint-Germain (540.6 million euros)

In the 2019-2020 season, PSG saw it celebrate its 50th anniversary with one of the most successful campaigns, despite the fact that it failed to win the long-awaited Champions League. Regarding total revenue, the Parisian club suffered a 15% drop, signing 540.6 million euros, for the 635.9 million. of 2019.

8. Chelsea (469.7 million euros)

Roman Abramovich's club, although it did not have as marked a loss of revenue as United's, was down 9% in total revenue. In 2020, 469.7 million euros for the 513.1 m. of 2019.

9. Tottenham Hotspur (445.7 million euros)

Another of the Premier League teams, which appear in the Top-10, which decreased its income (9%) was Tottenham, which opened a new stadium. It went from 513.1 million euros in 2019 to 469.7 m. 2020.

10. Juventus (397.9 million euros)

The Turin team, which has the figure of the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, accused the covid-19 pandemic in their coffers. Decreasing by 13% of the total income of 2019 by adding 397.9 million euros.