In the latest ranking of clubs with the highest value, published by Forbes, PSG progress to ninth position. The Parisian club weighs 2.5 billion dollars.
PSG is now one of the ten most powerful football clubs on the planet, according to the Forbes ranking unveiled by the famous American magazine. Now ninth, the capital club has increased by two places, with an increase in valuation of $ 1.4 billion, to stand at $ 2.5 billion compared to the previous ranking. “Paris Saint-Germain is the club with the highest percentage increase in value (129%), thus consolidating its place among the world elite,” said Paris Saint-Germain in a statement.
The club started from very low when it was acquired by QSI. The strategy consisted in making the club grow sportingly by endowing it with very good players who allowed it to win titles. Paris Saint-Germain then set out to diversify its revenues and build a global brand to increase its notoriety in the world by signing partnerships. Thanks to the income from its sporting and extra-sporting activities, its European Cup courses also contributing to its reputation, Paris Saint-Germain has gradually become a leading international brand.
Barça dominate this ranking
“This ranking is further confirmation of our development and diversification strategy,” said PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaïfi. In less than ten years, the Paris Saint-Germain brand has become THE world reference in the world. sport and lifestyle. Thanks to the considerable efforts we have made so far, we have a solid asset base to continue to build our future successes, on and off the pitch. ” In 2014, when Paris appeared for the first time in this ranking by Forbes, it was worth $ 415 million.
Since that famous entry into the rankings seven years ago, the club’s value and income have hardly ever stopped increasing. Only black point noted, the fall in operating income (-5 million dollars), attributable to the pandemic and its consequences on the lifestyle of clubs. This year, FC Barcelona dominates the Forbes ranking ahead of their eternal Spanish rival, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich.