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One of the most successful clubs not only in Spain but across Europe, Real Madrid, has been named as the most valuable club in European top-flight football. according to recent reports. A total of six Premier League clubs including Man United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal have made it into the top 10.
German giants Bayern Munich, French champions Paris Saint-Germain and LaLiga table-toppers Barcelona fill up the remaining spots on the list. Real Madrid have earned success in the European competitions in recent years as they have gone on to win four UEFA Champions League titles in the last six years.
With Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure last season, the club went off the track in all their competitions. However, this year, they have been in an excellent run and are giving a close fight to Barcelona in the La Liga title race.
Real Madrid Named The Most Valuable European Football Club
According to a study done by consultancy firm KPMG, Real Madrid retain the top spot as the most valuable club in Europe for the second consecutive year. The report claims that Madrid are valued at a whopping £2.95 billion (€3.478 bn). While Real Madrid maintained the top spot as the most valuable club in Europe, Los Blancos’ value change for the year increased by 1.5 per cent.
Winning the Champions League title three times (in a row) in the last five years has generated remarkable revenue for the Spanish giants and their commercial value has also risen by 41 per cent. Premier League side Manchester United are close on the heels of Madrid as the Red Devils occupy the second spot on the list of the most valuable clubs in Europe.
Real Madrid Celebrated Their Fourth Anniversary Of The La Undecima Title
Real Madrid, on Thursday, celebrated the fourth anniversary of their 11th UEFA Champions League title, La Undecima. Madrid beat their Spanish rivals in the final held at Milan on May 28, 2016. The game ended in 1-1 draw in regular time and extra time.
The game was eventually sent into the penalty shootouts. the Les Merengues hit all the five penalties and scored the stipulated goals allotted to them. Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, could manage to convert only four of the five penalties. For the Los Blancos, their talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo, scored the eventual penalty and won them their 11th Champions League title.