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World's Most Valuable Sports Teams 2011

No.1 Manchester United Value: $1.86 billion Owner: Glazer family The Red Devils have 333 million supporters around the world including 17 million fans on Facebook. No. 2 Dallas Cowboys Value: $

10 No.1 Manchester United

Value: $1.86 billion

Owner: Glazer family

The Red Devils have 333 million supporters around the world including 17 million fans on Facebook.

9 No. 2 Dallas Cowboys

Value: $1.81 billion

Owner: Jerry Jones

Cowboys Stadium has 15,000 club seats that cost $340 for each NFL game.

8 No. 3 New York Yankees

Value: $1.7 billion

Owner: Steinbrenner family

The Yankees are worth 86% more than baseball’s second most valuable team, the Boston Red Sox.

7 No. 4 Washington Redskins

Value: $1.55 billion

Owner: Dan Snyder

Redskins have been the NFL’s most profitable team over the past decade with an average operating income of $76 million.

6 No. 5 Real Madrid

Value: $1.45 billion

Owner: club members

Gross revenue of $537 million, second only to New York Yankees among all sports teams.

5 No. 6 New England Patriots

Value: $1.37 billion

Owner: Robert Kraft

Sponsorship revenues were up in 2010 and demand for tickets remains strong despite the highest prices in the league.

4 No. 7 Arsenal

Value: $1.19 billion

Owner: Stanley Kroenke

Kroenke also owns the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Denver Nuggets (NBA) and St. Louis Rams (NFL).

3 No. 8 New York Giants

Value: $1.18 billion

Owners: John Mara and Steven Tisch

MetLife is reportedly close to signing a naming rights deal for New Meadowlands Stadium worth up to $18 million per year.

2 No. 9 Houston Texans

Value: $1.17 billion

Owner: Robert McNair

The Texans have sold out every game at Reliant Stadium for the past nine years despite posting only one winning season.

1 No. 10 New York Jets

Value: $1.14 billion

Owner: Robert Wood Johnson IV

Quarterback Mark Sanchez led the Jets to four road playoff wins in his first two seasons which tied an NFL record for most road wins by a QB.

 

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