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Richest Football Clubs 2012 - World’s Most Valuable Football Teams

Forbes.com released the 2012 list of world's most valuable football teams. Manchester United have retained their status as the world's richest club, with their value having soared by an estimated 20 per cent according FORBES. Manchester United are now worth $2.24 billion (€1.7bn) after posting record figures following their run to last season's Champions League Final.

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20 #1. Manchester United

Owner: Glazer familyValue: $2.23 billionRevenue: $532 millionOperating income: $178 million

19 #2. Real Madrid

Owner: club membersValue: $1.88 billionRevenue: $695 millionOperating income: $214 million

18 #3. Barcelona

Owner: club membersValue: $1.31 billionRevenue: $653 millionOperating income: $96 million

17 #4. Arsenal

Owner: Stan KroenkeValue: $1.29 billionRevenue: $364 millionOperating income: $98 million

16 #5. Bayern Munich

Owner: club membersValue: $1.23 billionRevenue: $466 millionOperating income: $90 million

15 #6. AC Milan

Owner: Silvio BerlusconiValue: $989 millionRevenue: $341 millionOperating income: $29 million

14 #7. Chelsea

Owner: Roman AbramovichValue: $761 millionRevenue: $362 millionOperating income: $76 million

13 #8. Liverpool

Owner: John HenryValue: $619 millionRevenue: $295 millionOperating income: $45 million

12 #9. Juventus

Owner: Agnelli familyValue: $591 millionRevenue: $223 millionOperating income: -$38 million

11 #10. Schalke 04

Owner: club membersValue: $587 millionRevenue: $293 millionOperating income: $101 million

10 #11. Tottenham Hotspur

Owner: Joseph LewisValue: $564 millionRevenue: $262 millionOperating income: $60 million

9 #12. Inter Milan

Owner: Massimo MorattiValue: $490 millionRevenue: $307 millionOperating income: -$84 million

8 #13. Manchester City

Owner: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al NahyanValue: $443 millionRevenue: $246 millionOperating income: -$123 million

7 #14. Borussia Dortmund

Owner: Bernd GeskeValue: $394 millionRevenue: $197 millionOperating income: $33 million

6 #15. Olympique Lyonnais

Owner: Jean-Michel AulasValue: $385 millionRevenue: $193 millionOperating income: -$3 million

5 #16. Hamburg SV

Owner: club membersValue: $355 millionRevenue: $187 millionOperating income: $17 million

4 #17. AS Roma

Owner: Neep Roma HoldingValue: $354 millionRevenue: $208 millionOperating income: $2 million

3 #18. Olympique Marseille

Owner: Margarita Louis-DreyfusValue: $349 millionRevenue: $218 millionOperating income: $17 million

2 #19. Valencia

Owner: club membersValue: $288 millionRevenue: $169 millionOperating income: $23 million

1 #20. Napoli

Owner: Aurelio De LaurentiisValue: $283 millionRevenue: $167 millionOperating income: $58 million

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