FC Barcelona Announce Record Revenue of 530 million Euros

July 30, 2014

FC Barcelona reported its annual financial results today which included record revenue of 530 million euros ($710 million) for the 2013-14 season.

It is the first time the club passed 500 million euros and marks the highest annual revenue in the history of team sports. The previous high was Real Madrid’s 521 million euros for the 2012-13 season.

Barcelona has tripled revenue over the past decade while capturing three Champions League crowns on the back and feet of four-time world player of the year Lionel Messi.

Commercial and sponsorship deals are fueling much of Barca’s growth. 

“We are much stronger and we feel we have a greater presence around the world than we did four years ago, generic ” said Barcelona Economic Vice-President Javier Faus when announcing the results.

He also suggested that the club are looking to expand their brand in Russia and Brazil. Faus added that Leo Messi could be used to approach the Russian market, sample pills while Neymar Jr will be a useful vehicle for getting into Brazil.

Faus was also keen to highlight that in the last four years, FC Barcelona has risen from 24th to 2nd in the Forbes ranking of the most valuable clubs. “We have grown more than any other club in the world” he observed. “And we are the only club with so much potential to improve our contracts, and that will help to reinforce our global presence.”

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