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Bundesliga clubs' revenue top ¬4 billion from top two flights

Bundesliga clubs' revenue top ¬4 billion from top two flights
From ESPN - February 15, 2018

German football is booming with record revenue across the Bundesliga's top two divisions of just over 4 billion last season, the 13th straight there has been an increase.

The German football league (DFL) says revenue among the 36 teams in the top two tiers increased by 4.2 percent from the season before, with 14 of the 18 top-flight Bundesliga clubs generating revenue of more than 100 million.

The Bundesliga alone generated 3.37bn, up from 3.24bn in 2015-16, while the second division set a record of 635.2m, up 4.4 percent on the season before.

DFL chief Christian Seifert says: "We are the league with the second highest turnover in the world. In sum, the league is totally healthy."

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