For the sixth year in a row, the Dallas Cowboys is the richest sports team in the world, with a value of $ 5.7 billion according to the rating of the famous Forbes magazine.
Television rights in the US have a lot of weight in the balance, which explains why a National Hockey League team isn’t in the top 50. In contrast, their place is occupied by 26 teams in the NFL.
On average, sports giants have increased their value by 10% in the past year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cowboys, who have experienced ups and downs recently, can still stay on top of the standings. It follows the New York Yankees who are valued at $5.25 billion.
In the same city, but in basketball, the Knicks have lost 70% of their games in the past six seasons, but this does not prevent them from taking third place on the podium ($5 billion).
Three European football clubs also rank among the top ten. Barcelona (4th), Real Madrid (5) and Bayern Munich (10) dominate their sport. The German team quickly climbed up the rankings, taking 24th place in 2020 according to Forbes magazine.
The value of the Golden State Warriors has more than doubled in the past five years to $4.7 billion, and they have now overtaken the Los Angeles Lakers to sixth place.
The New England Patriots (8) and the New York Giants (9) complete the list.
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