Real Madrid Football Club: operating income 2006/2007-2017/2018

Real Madrid’s operating revenue increased from 351 million euros in 2006/2007 up to 751 million euros during the 2017/2018 season, making it one of the world’s richest and most successful teams. The business net income comprised most of the revenues, although a considerable part was generated by means on disposals and surpluses during the 2017/2018 season.

Spain’s football clubs and their impressive budgets

Spain’s two most popular football squads – Real Madrid and FC Barcelona – are very well known around the world both for their success and the hefty salaries of their members. To pay for those salaries, teams have budgets for which they need to set certain limitations. The budget limit for FC Barcelona was set at approximately 633 million euros during the 2018/2019 session, making it the largest budget on the list. Real Madrid’s budget was the second with the most flexibility, with up to 566.53 million euros.

Spain’s football clubs have the world’s most expensive players

Looking at the abovementioned figures it will come as no surprise that some Spanish football teams not only made the global list of best paid players, but also topped it with its two flagship clubs FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. Real Madrid ranked second, with its average player earning approximately 10.64 million U.S. dollars that year. The Football Club Barcelona led the list of highest salaries per player in La Liga at 13.76 million U.S. dollars in 2017/18. Other football squads that appeared on the list were Atlético de Madrid and Valencia, with 8.1 million euros and 3.76 million euros respectively.

Operating income of Real Madrid Football Club from 2006/2007 to 2017/2018

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Release date

September 2018



Survey time period

2006/2007 to 2017/2018

Supplementary notes

* The amount includes revenue from the various business lines (stadium, international competitions and friendly matches, broadcasting, and marketing), but not from player transfers, which is recognized in the income statement under “Gains (losses) on disposal and others“.

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