Paris Saint-Germain is one of the world’s most valuable sports teams in 2021, according to Forbes.
With a value of $2.5 billion, PSG ranks 43 out of 50 and is tied with the Houston Rockets (NBA) and Kansas City Chiefs (NFL). More impressive is the five-year change in value, which comes in at 207% and is the most of any franchise in the top 50.
The $2.5 billion valuation is a far cry from the $100 million Qatar Sports Investments paid in 2011. The combination of strategic partnerships and the signing of global superstars Neymar Jr. and Kylian Mbappé have certainly helped and if PSG can figure out a way to lure Lionel Messi to the Parc des Princes this summer, you have to imagine the valuation will skyrocket. Winning the UEFA Champions League, QSI’s ultimate goal, would also bring a huge boost in popularity and notoriety.
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) September 16, 2018
In terms of growth, no one has increased their valuation more than PSG. Over the past five years, PSG has increased its value 207%. That’s more than Liverpool FC (165%), Manchester City (108%), and any other American franchise with only the Los Angeles Rams coming remotely close at 176% thanks primarily to the appreciation of the new SoFi Stadium.
PSG still has a ways to go if they want to catch the most valued sports franchise in the world. The Dallas Cowboys top the list with a value of $5.7 billion. FC Barcelona and Real Madrid are the only two football clubs in the top five with valuations of $4.76 billion and 4.75 respectively.
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