Of Forbes' 50-most valuable sports franchises, 60 percent hail from NFL
Forbes released its annual top-50 most valuable sports franchise list on Monday, and 30 of the NFL's teams were listed.
Forbes released its annual list of the most valuable sports franchises on Monday, and European soccer power Real Madrid, valued at $3.3 billion, was tabbed the world’s most valuable team.
The club was deemed more valuable than last year's No. 1 franchise, Manchester United, which came in second at $3.1 billion.
Barcelona, estimated to be worth $2.6 billion, was ranked third.
The New York Yankees ($2.3 billion) were ranked as the most valuable U.S. sports franchise at No. 4, just ahead of America’s team, the Dallas Cowboys, valued at $2.1 billion.
The highest valued NBA team was the New York Knicks, which ranked No. 23 at $1.1 billion. The only other NBA teams were the Lakers (No. 31, $1 billion) and the Bulls (No. 47, $800 million).
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