Thursday, April 22, 2010

Manchester United is the richest football club in the world


According to Forbes (21 April 2010);

Manchester United is the richest club in the world, thanks to shrewd marketing to a worldwide fan base. The Red Devils have won 18 English league titles 10 since the start of the Premiership in 1993, but continued dominance of English soccer has not endeared the Glazers, the U.S. billionaire family that bought the club in 2005, to some die-hard fans who now want to buy them out.

Team Value: $1.8 billion(USD)

Owner/Major Shareholder: Glazer family

Chief Executive: David Gill

Head Coach: Sir Alex Ferguson

Club President: Joel & Avram Glazer (Co-chairmen)

Nickname: Red Devils

Stadium: Old Trafford (Capacity: 75,800)

European Trophies:
3 European Champions Cups: 1968, 1999, 2008
1 Cup Winners Cup: 1991
1 Intercontinental Cup: 1999
1 FIFA Club World Cup: 2008

Domestic Championships:
18: 1907-08, 1910-11, 1951-52, 1955-56, 1956-57, 1964-65, 1966-67, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09

Domestic Cups:
11 F.A. Cups: 1909, 1948, 1963, 1977, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004
4 League Cups: 1992, 2006, 2009, 2010

Stars: England's Wayne Rooney, veteran Wales winger Ryan Giggs

Main Sponsor/Uniform Sponsor: AIG/Nike

Other Sponsors: Audi, Betfair, Budweiser, Hublot, Kumho Tires

FYI, Manchester United is one of the most popular football clubs in the world, with over 330 million supporters worldwide– almost 5% of the world's population.

Below are the top 20 richest club in the world. Most valuable soccer club's in the world by Forbes (2010 list).
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2 comments:

kenwooi said...

woohoo.. glory glory MU! =D

Fairoz Khan said...

Viva la devils !!

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