Soccer & Business — 20 November 2012

Soccer is a business and for the top teams, it can be very lucrative.

Previously we brought you a list of the Top 20 Highest Paid Soccer Players in the World in 2012-2013. Now we bring you the Top Five Most Valuable Soccer Teams in the world of soccer.

 

#1 Manchester United

England

Barclays Premier League

Current Value: $1,864 mil

Revenues: $428 mil

 

#2 Real Madrid

Spain

Liga BBVA

Current Value: $1,451 mil

Revenues: $537 mil

 

#3 Arsenal

England

Barclays Premier League

Current Value: $1,192 mil

Revenues: $336 mil

 

#4 Bayern Munich

Germany

German Bundesliga

Current Value: $1,048 mil

Revenues: $396 mil

 

#5 F.C Barcelona

Spain

Liga BBVA

Current Value: $975 mil

Revenues: $448 mil

 

Source: Forbes.com

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Paul Huckett a native of England, UK began his soccer career representing Nottingham Forest F.C from the age of 12-17 years. He then joined his hometown club Grimsby Town F.C as a YTS (Youth Team Scholar) and eventually as a first year Professional. Huckett then moved to the US to represent Lock Haven University Mens Soccer program earning awards such as ESPN Scholar Athlete and Academic All-American. He then accepted a position at Football West (Governing Body of Soccer in Australia) in Perth, Australia as Youth Development Office as well as earning a contract with Balcatta SC. Huckett returned to the US to team up with Paul Payne (former NSCAA President) as assistant Men's Soccer Coach at Bloomsburg University. After two years as assistant, Huckett then coached the Bloomsburg University Women's Soccer team helping them earn a position in the NCAA Regional Playoffs. Huckett is actively involved in Red Card Cancer and is among a strong group trying to promote the cause of RCC "A Cure is Our Goal".

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