United, who topped the annual list in 2011 and 2012, leapfrogged Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid to take the title of the world’s most valuable football team at £2.86bn ($3.69bn).
In total, seven football teams made the 50-team list with Bayern Munich coming in 15th at £2.1bn ($2.71bn), Manchester City coming 35th on £1.61bn ($2.083bn); Arsenal at 43rd on £1.49bn ($1.93bn) and Chelsea in 46th on £1.42bn ($1.845bn).
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|Dallas Cowboys||£3.26bn ($4.2bn)|
|New York Yankees||£2.87bn ($3.7bn)|
|Manchester United||£2.86bn ($3.69bn)|
|Real Madrid||£2.78bn ($3.58bn)|
|New England Patriots||£2.64bn ($3.4bn)|
|New York Knicks||£2.56bn ($3.3bn)|
|New York Giants||£2.4bn ($3.1bn)|
|San Francisco 49ers||£2.33bn ($3bn)|
|Los Angeles Lakers||£2.33bn ($3bn)|