UEFA Champions League Revenues: Juventus, Roma Outpocket Milan Giants

La Gazzetta dello Sport have released the official figures for the highest revenue earning clubs in the UEFA Champions League since its inception in 1992. The European Cup was rebranded after the 1991/92 season when Barcelona lifted their first trophy by beating Sampdoria at the old Wembley Stadium.

Europe’s top-tier tournament celebrates thirty years this running campaign. In due credit of its long-standing reputation as the greatest club competition in the world, the Italian news outlet has released a report on the highest earning clubs during the period i.e. until the previous continental campaign – with Juventus taking the majority cake of all Serie A clubs.

The Bianconeri sit in 4th place and have coffered up €934m, way ahead of the Milan giants who sit in joint-sixteenth position. Inter and Milan have earned €413m each until the 2020/21 season.

Roma on the other hand, surprisingly out-earn the Milan duo by €35m, as sit joint-fourteenth with Porto, with €448m.

Napoli (€290m), Lazio (€118m), Atalanta (€95m), Fiorentina (€56m), Udinese (€10m) and Parma (€5m) are the other Azzurri clubs who complete the list.

Juventus are the only Italian club in the top ten, sandwiched between Barcelona (€984m) and Chelsea (€785m).

German giants Bayern Munich have earned the most of all European clubs during the period with a whopping revenue of just over €1billion, having pocketed €1,037m. Real Madrid are the only other club to come marginally close with a revenue of €1,036m. Teams from England – mainly Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool – dominate the top ten.