Top 10 Most Profitable Football Stadiums in Europe

The list of top 10 most profitable football stadiums in Europe is based on matchday revenue. The premier league stadiums dominating in the list in terms of earnings as no doubt on the world’s most popular and biggest league. From the top ten stadiums listed below, the five stadiums are from the Premier League, two from Spanish La Liga, two from Bundesliga and one from Ligue 1.

Arsenal’s Emirates stadium top the list of top 10 most profitable football stadiums in Europe. They might not have win Premier League from last 10 years but their Emirates stadium matchday earnings is higher than any other stadiums in Europe. The stadium has the capacity to hold over 60,000 viewers and it is the third-largest football stadium in England after Wembley and Old Trafford.

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According to a study by Deloitte, Gunners earned 132 million euros (US$148 million) from ticket sales and fan spending in the 2015-16 season from which the matchday revenue was around 30% of the total revenue. From this stats you can guess how important role play stadiums in clubs earnings.

The world’s most famous stadiums and home stadium of Real Madrid, Santiago Bernabeu is 2nd in the list which has a capacity of 80000. In the 2015-16 season, Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu earned 129.8 million euros.

The home of FC Barcelona, Camp Nou is 3rd on the list which has the capacity to hold over 99,000 football viewers which is also the largest stadium in Europe. It earned 116.9 million euros in the same season followed by Manchester United’s Old Trafford who earned 114  million euros in the 2015-16 season. Now let’s take a look at the top 10 most profitable football stadiums in Europe based on matchday revenue in 2015-16 season.

Top 10 Most Profitable Football Stadiums in Europe

Team Stadium Revenue
Arsenal Emirates 132 million euros
Real Madrid Santiago Bernabeu 129.8 million euros
Barcelona Camp Nou 116.9 million euros
Manchester United Old Trafford 114 million euros
Chelsea Stamford Bridge 93.1 million euros
Bayern Munich Allianz Arena 89.8 million euros
Paris Saint-Germain Parc des Princes 78 million euros
Liverpool Anfield 75 million euros
Manchester City Etihad 57 million euros
Borussia Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 54.2 million euros