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Is there any chance for U.S.-based super clubs?

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 18 / 17

L ike us, many of you may have noticed the recent reports that FC Barcelona, the powerhouse soccer club, posted the largest revenue ever recorded by a professional sport club in 2016-17, a staggering 708 million euros ($770 million as reported by...

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