This post is by Marcus Lu from Visual Capitalist

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Charting the most valuable sports teams in 2024

The World’s Most Valuable Sports Teams in 2024

This was originally posted on our Voronoi app. Download the app for free on Apple or Android and discover incredible data-driven charts from a variety of trusted sources. Worth more than $5 billion, the world’s most valuable sports teams in 2024 can be found in baseball, basketball, and soccer leagues, but American football’s NFL reigns supreme. This chart highlights the 15 sports teams with the highest value in the world, according to Forbes data published late last year.

Ranked: Top 15 Sports Teams by Value

The NFL’s Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable team in the world with a $9.0 billion valuation. The team was purchased in 1989 for $150M by Jerry Jones. Its growth in value was slower at first, but over the past five years, the Cowboys’ valuation appreciated by 80%. Here are the 15 most valuable sports teams around the world:
TeamLeagueValue ($B)
Dallas Cowboys🏈 NFL9.0
New York Yankees⚾ MLB7.1
Golden State Warriors🏀 NBA7.0
New England Patriots🏈 NFL7.0
Los Angeles Rams🏈 NFL6.9
New York Giants🏈 NFL6.8
Chicago Bears🏈 NFL6.3
Las Vegas Raiders🏈 NFL6.2
New York Knicks🏀 NBA6.1
New York Jets🏈 NFL6.1
Real Madrid⚽ Spanish La Liga6.1
Washington Commanders🏈 NFL6.1
Manchester United⚽ English Premier League6.0
San Francisco 49ers🏈 NFL6.0
Los Angeles Lakers🏀 NBA5.9
Other NFL teams including the New England Patriots at $7.0 (Read more…)