10 most valuable football leagues in the world

In this article we will discuss about the top 10 most valuable football leagues around the world and not a surprise that the English Premier League has tops the list.

10 most valuable football leagues in the world

In this article we will discuss about the top 10 most valuable football leagues around the world and not a surprise that the English Premier League has tops the list.
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Club football in the 21st century has gone beyond mere entertainment to a money-spinning venture and the leagues where the money spins the most make up the most valuable leagues in the world. Any league that finds itself in the category of the most valuable leagues in the world has a high number of players that cost so much to sign and their transfer market value is always on the rise.

The top ten most valuable leagues in football have been revealed. As expected, the English Premier League has once again topped the list. So, Let’s take a look at the most valuable football leagues in around the world. However, SportzPoint.com has all the details for you.

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Top 10 most valuable football leagues in the world :

#10. Eredivisie | Netharlands | €921.6 million

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The Eredivisie consists of 18 clubs. Each club meets every other club twice during the season, once at home and once away. At the end of each season, the two clubs at the bottom are automatically relegates to the second level of the Dutch league system. It is ranks 10th in the list of most valuable football leagues in the world. Its current value is €921.6 million. The winner of the Eredivisie claims the Dutch national championship. Ajax has won the most titles, with 35 national titles. PSV Eindhoven are next with 24, and Feyenoord follow with 15. Since 1965, these three clubs have won all but three Eredivisie titles.

#9. Premier Liga | Russia | €943.8 million

The Russian Premier Liga started the current structure of the league at the end of 2001. However, Since then, the league has grown to become one of the strongest leagues in Europe. It is reports that it earns about $50 million annually from sponsorship deals and most of the league matches that streams on Youtube. It is currently valued at €943.8 million.

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#8. Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A | Brazil | €966.3 million

Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A is the apex league in Brazil. It ranks 8th on the list of the most valuable leagues in the world. Moreover, It is the only league outside Europe to make it to the top 10 of the ranking. Although, It’s current value is at €966.3 million. The league which started in 1959 is also regarded as one of the richest leagues in the world. It generated $1.17 billion in revenue in 2012.

#7. Liga Nos | Portugal | €1.09 billion

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Liga Nos, also known as Primeira Liga is a Portuguese supreme football league. It is ranked 7th in the list of most valuable football leagues in the world. However, Its value is €1.09 billion. The league which started in 1934 is ranked 6th best national league in Europe. And its three greatest clubs are Benfica, Porto, and Sporting CP.

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#6. Championship | €1.23 billion

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The Championship is the second tier of league football in England but it is occupying the 6th spot in the list of the most valuable leagues in the world. The Championship is regarded as the wealthiest non-top flight football division in the world. And also the ninth richest division in Europe. In the 2018-2019 season, the league had an average match attendance of 20,181.

#5. Ligue 1 | France | €3.44 billion

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Ligue 1 is the 5th most valuable league in the world. Its current value is €3.44 billion. The league which started as Ligue 1 in 2002 generated the highest revenue in the history of the league during the 2018-2019 season. Both Ligue 1 and Ligue 2, generated €2 billion at the end of the 2018-2019 season.

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#4. Bundesliga | Germany | €4.51 billion

The Bundesliga is the 4th most valuable league in the world. However, Its value is €4.51 billion. The league has the highest average match attendance of 45,134. Although, It is said that the Bundesliga which was founded in 1962 is viewed in over 200 countries. In the 2018-2019 season, the Bundesliga generated €4 billion in revenue. The league made €1.48 billion from broadcast rights.

#3. La Liga | Spain | €5.05 billion

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La Liga is the third most valuable league in the world. Moreover, Its current value is placed at €5.05 billion. The league boast of an average match attendance of 26,933, the highest behind Bundesliga and the Premier League. Although, La Liga is regarded as the sixth wealthiest sports league in the world based on the revenue generated. In the 2017-2018 season, the league reportedly made €4.479 billion from TV rights, sponsorship deals, and other commercial activities.

#2. Serie A | Italy | €5.14 billion 

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Italian first-tier league Serie A is the second most valuable league in the world behind the Premier League. The league is worth €5.14 billion. However, the league has been operating as a round-robin tournament since 1929. Also, which is regarded as the most tactical and defensively sound national league in the world.

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#1. Premier League | England | €8.89 billion

The Premier League started on 20 February 1992 and in its first few years in operation, the league started generating £1 billion-per-year from a television rights deal. In recent seasons, the league generates €2.2 billion per year in domestic and international television rights. However, The Premier League is regarded as the most-watched league in the world and is said to have a potential TV audience of 4.7 billion people. Also, It has the second-highest average match attendance and the highest aggregate match attendance in the world.

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N.B : The stats are accurate as of 04/09/2021.

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