Texans listed among world's most valuable sports teams

July 17, 2012 10:04:03 AM PDT
The Houston Texans have been listed among the top 50 most valuable sports franchises in the world.

They came in pretty high on the list at number 13. The Texans are valued at $1.2 billion. That includes an annual $50 million in earnings from luxury suites, as well as the team's stadium naming rights deal with Reliant Energy which is worth $300 million over 30 years.

Two soccer teams topped the list with Manchester United first at $2.23 billion, and Real Madrid second at $1.88 billion. The Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees tied for third at $1.85 billion.

All 32 NFL teams made the list and the Texans ranked sixth most valuable among them.

You can see the Forbes list of World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams here.


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