Manchester United Tops List of World’s Most Valuable Soccer Teams In 2017 MWorld FEATURES, NEWS English club, Manchester United has replaced European champions Real Madrid, as the world’s most valuable soccer team, according to the annual list published by Forbes. Manchester United was valued at $3.69 billion, an 11 percent jump compared to last year. Barcelona were second on the list with a value of $3.64 billion while Real Madrid, who held top spot for the last four years, fell to No. 3 on the list, valued at $3.58 billion. Rounding out the top five are Bayern Munich at No. 4 with $2.71 billion and Manchester City at No. 5 with $2.08 billion.