European clubs growing faster than world's biggest companies

16 January 2020

Man City
Photo: Getty Images Manchester City, with a growth of 328 per cent, are one the European clubs with the biggest growth rate the last decade.

An analysis made by offthepitch.com shows that the revenue growth of the biggest European football clubs over the last decade is far greater than that of the biggest American and British companies.

Football finance expert believes football clubs will continue to grow in the coming years.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

Revenues have been growing at an impressive rate at Europe's top football clubs over the past decade. 

Led by Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City, with growth of 671 and 328 per cent respectively, 15 of Europe's top clubs average revenue growth of 175 per cent from 2010 to 2019.

But how do the clubs fare in comparison to some of the biggest companies in the world?

We have taken a look at the 15 most valuable companies of both the FTSE500 and Dow Jones indexes to give perspective to the growth achieved by the football clubs.

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