Spanish outfit, Real Madrid have for the third year running retained the top spot on Forbes’ list of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world. Barcelona ($3.16 b) and Manchester United ($3.10) were also included in the top five. The world’s 50 most valuable teams are worth an average US$1.75 billion, up 31 per cent from 2014 according to Forbes.
The 10 most valuable teams 
1. Real Madrid (Football) – $3.26b
2. Dallas Cowboys (NFL) – $3.20b
2. New York Yankees (Baseball) – $3.20b
4. Barcelona (Soccer) – $3.16b
5. Manchester United (Soccer) – $3.10b
6. Los Angeles Lakers (NBA) – $2.60b
6. New England Patriots (NFL) – $2.60b
8. New York Knicks (NBA) – $2.50b
9. Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball) – $2.40b
9. Washington Redskins (NFL) – $2.40‎b