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Forbes released today the 2013 edition of the list of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world. Real Madrid leads the ranking in exchange with Manchester United, comparing with the previous year, and is also the club with higher revenues overall.
The list compiled by Forbes includes 30 American football teams, 7 Football clubs, 7 Baseball teams, 3 Basketball teams, 2 from Formula 1 and 1 Ice Hockey team.
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Note: Exchange Rate July 15, 2013 – 1 USD = 0,76549 EUR.

After the huge on-pitch success of Bayern Munchen this season, the German club took the lead of the 2013 edition of the ranking compiled by Brand Finance which includes the 50 world’s most valuable football brands.
Inversely, Manchester United went on to take the second place in the ranking being, however, beyond Real Madrid, the only team with an AAA+ rating assigned by Brand Finance.
Spanish and Italian clubs have seen their growth be affected by adverse economic conditions. On the other hand, Brazilian and Turkish clubs registered significant growth rates associated with the emerging economies of their countries and the passion of their supporters.
The average growth of the 50 brands within the ranking was 7% adding together a total value of 6,647 million Euros. Currently, the 50 clubs represented are associated with 10 different suppliers of sports equipment (the lead belongs to Adidas with 18 clubs followed by Nike with 14).
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The ranking includes clubs from ten different countries being England and Germany the two ones most represented (14 and 8 clubs respectively) aggregating more than 50% of the total value of the 50 brands.
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Note: Exchange rate May 29, 2013: 1 USD = 0,772821 EUR.