Some of the best franchises in the world are in the sporting sector. Valued in the billion-of-dollar range, these sporting franchises are amassing wealth from various venue – tickets, merchandises, licenses, and ad placements & sponsorships. But of course, they are valuable because they win and have development programs that will ensure them to achieve results today and tomorrow.
For example, FC Barcelona, the Catalonian football club has estimated worth of over $3.6 billion, they have not spent as much as the other elite clubs over Europe. Most of the players in their first team have come through their youth development, for example Lionel Messi, Andreas iniesta, Xavi and Sergio Busquets. These players have really been the centre of the Barcelona era and created a style a football called Tiki Taka. Which many other teams have tried to adapt to but have come up short compared to the incredible FC Barcelona.
Next is one of the most successful American Football clubs in the world, The New England Patriots. Winning 5 super Bowls in the space of 15 seasons has really projected them as one of the best teams of all time. Their loyal servant Tom Brady, who has been at the club for around 15 seasons. He was drafted by the patriots in the 6th round of the 2000 NFL draft. He has since quarterbacked the patriots to seven super bowl appearances.
Franchise Info, a premier source of information on franchises for sale in the UK in todays market, published this interesting infographic that briefs you the world’s most valuable sporting franchises. Check this out: