Yankees Rank 4th On Forbes’ Most Valuable Teams List; Real Madrid No. 1
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Real Madrid tops Forbes’ list of 50 most valuable sports teams, with Manchester United and Barcelona holding the next two spots.
Forbes says Real Madrid is worth $3.3 billion. The Spanish power moved up a spot from No. 2 last year.
Man United, which was No. 1 last year, is worth $3.17 billion. Barcelona, Real Madrid’s fierce rival and Spanish League champions last season, is worth $2.6 billion.
The New York Yankees are fourth with a value of $2.3 billion and the Dallas Cowboys are fifth at $2.1 billion.
The New York Giants broke into the top-10, receiving a reported value of $1.468 billion, good enough for ninth place. The New York Jets are ranked 14th ($1.284 billion) and the New York Knicks are listed at 23rd ($1.1 billion).
Thirty of the 32 NFL teams made the list, along with seven baseball teams and seven soccer teams.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Nets Tie Series At 2 With 120-115 OT Win Over Atlanta
- McCann Homer Boosts Yanks To 4-1 Win Over Rays
- Capitals Beat Islanders 2-1, Eliminate Isles From Eastern Conference Playoffs
- Murphy Goes Yard, Mets Snap Marlins Streak With 3-1 Win
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)