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Real Madrid Announces '14-15 Revenue Up 9.4% To $736M

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 04 / 15

Real Madrid's board of directors released the club's financial figures for '14-15, revealing that it broke the €600M ($668M) barrier for the second straight year, according to MARCA. The club's revenue jumped 9.4% from €604M in '13-14 to €661M ($736M) in '14-15. Real remains...

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