Packers Among Most Valuable Sports Teams in the World

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Forbes dropped their list of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world today. The Green Bay Packers came in at No. 25.

The Packers are valued at $1.95 billion and that represents a 42 percent uptick from 2015, when Forbes’ valuation of the team was $1.183 billion. While that’s a substantial increase, the Packers actually dropped one spot on the list from 2015, when they were 24th.

Perhaps most interesting is this.

This list is always dominated by soccer clubs and NFL teams at the top. However, soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, etc.) have traditionally dominated the first several spots.

This year, the Dallas Cowboys sit atop the list, with a valuation of $4 billion. It’s the first time in the history of the list that an NFL team has taken the top spot. Every other year it has been compiled saw a soccer team at the top.

A total of 27 NFL teams made the list, up from 20 in 2015. Four were in the top 10 — Dallas, New England, Washington and the Giants.

Soccer certainly still reigns in popularity on a global scale, but you can definitely make the argument that the NFL now reigns financially.

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1 Comment on "Packers Among Most Valuable Sports Teams in the World"

  1. Draymond Green

    NO THE WARRIORS ARE THE MOST VALUABLED SPORTS TEAM IN THE WORLD. 73 WINS WHAT THE FUCK DOES THAT TELL YOU FUCKERS? ME, STEPH CURRY, AND KLAY THOMPSON ARE THE BEST PLAYERS IN THE NBA. THE WARRIORS ARE THE MOST VALUABLED SPORTS TEAM IN THE WORLD. I AINT LYIN TO YALL’S ASS. WE HAD THE BEST RECORD 73 WINS AND RALLIED FROM A 3-1 DEFICIT AGAINST THE CHOKELAHOMA SHITTY BLUNDER THE PACKERS CHOKE LIKE THE THUNDER. SO THE WARRIORS ARE THE MOST VALUABLED SPORTS TEAM IN THE WORLD.

    And I love typing capitals anyways.

    FILE UNDER: The Green Bay Pretenders are the new name. The Packers are no longer the name for the squad. The squad is the Green Bay Pretenders.

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