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Bundesliga Set To Break €3B-Revenue Mark For First Time, Report Claims

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 17

Germany's Bundesliga will break the €3B ($3.2B)-revenue mark for the first time, according to KICKER. The league will reveal its official numbers at the end of the month, when it publishes its annual report. It would be the first time the league has surpassed the €3B milestone. Over the past two years, the Bundesliga reported revenue figures of €2.62B and €2.45B, respectively.

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