The market capitalization of the Chinese football club Guangzhou Evergrande conducted after Tuesday's IPO was the highest in the world and reached $ 3.35 billion. The capitalization of the British football club "Manchester United" (2nd place), whose shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (the NYSE) at the close of trading on Monday was $ 2.35 billion.
However, the Chinese team's revenue can not be compared with European giants. Over the past three years, the Chinese football club to earn an average of about $ 61 million annually. In comparison, revenues for last year Madrid "Real" - $ 746 million, "Barcelona" - $ 657, "Manchester United" - $ 703 million Chinese soccer team is probably overstated, and the bubble finally burst..
A more interesting question - whether the Russian football clubs to withdraw its shares on the Moscow stock exchange or placed ADR. At the time, about the data plans stated Moscow "Spartak". In 2018 the World Cup will be held in Russia. favorable moment. However, while the Russian Football - a social burden to business. On the operational level, the Russian football clubs are unprofitable. It is believed that the only exception was the CSKA back in 2005. Then the team won the UEFA Cup and the main sponsors were Roman Abramovich and "Sibneft".Thus in terms of sports in Russia there is only one football club, the relevant European standards - St. Petersburg "Zenith", which is sponsored by, for example, "Gazprom" and Alpari.
Accordingly, it can be concluded that in the coming years, Russian football teams stocks are unlikely to appear on the stock exchanges. To do this, no financial or sports grounds.