Top 10 Most Valuable Teams in Sports By Forbes

Forbes recently released their list of the 10 most valuable teams in sports. The World's 10 Most Valuable Sports Franchises based on the data by the end of 2008.

1. Manchester United, Soccer, $1.8 billion - The highest price ever for a sports franchise when Malcolm Glazier forked over $1.45 billion for it in 2005.

Manchester United

2. Dallas Cowboys, Football, $1.6 billion

3. Washington Redskins, Football, $1.5 billion

4. New England Patriots, Football, $1.32 billion

5. New York Yankees, Baseball, $1.3 billion

6. Real Madrid, Soccer, $1.29 billion

7. Arsenal, Soccer, $1.2 billion

8. New York Giants, Football, $1.18 billion

9. New York Jets, Football, $1.17 billion

10. Houston Texans, Football, $1.17 billion