German Bundesliga Posts Record Revenues for 10th Consecutive Year

January 23, 2015

The German Bundesliga has announced a 10th successive year of record revenues for the league for the 2013/14 season.

The DFL released figures yesterday which showed that revenue in the league had risen 12.9% from the previous year to 2.45 billion euros ($2.8 billion).

13 of the 18 Bundesliga clubs recorded profits. The German second division also enjoyed a season of profitability, as for the first time in the league’s history they posted a record revenue of 458 million euros ($522 million).

Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert said: “Looking forward, the outlook remains upbeat as the Bundesliga’s economic growth is continuing unabated.”

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, the biggest club in Germany, unsurprisingly made the most financially with revenues of 487.5 million euros ($566.38 million) last season.

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