The World's Highest-Paid Sports Teams

May 28th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

by Felix Richter,

According to Sportingintelligence’s Global Sports Salaries Survey, soccer clubs pay their players the highest wages in the world of sport.

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Out of the the twelve highest paid sports teams across the globe, eight are soccer clubs. Paris Saint-Germain are in first position. Players at the French Ligue One outfit earn an average of $174,692 every week and that all adds up to just over $9 million every year.

Read Madrid and Manchester City come second and third on the list, paying $166,180 and $165,343 respectively every week on average. The Los Angeles Dodgers are the first non-soccer team to make the list, coming in fifth. The Major League Baseball team pay $154,292 on average, slightly ahead of Manchester United.

This chart shows global sports teams with the highest-average weekly pay.

Infographic: The World's Highest-Paid Sports Teams | Statista
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