The Philadelphia Eagles are the 15th-most valuable franchise in the world at $1.26 billion, according to annual rankings released today by Forbes.
Real Madrid tops the list at $3.3 billion.
As a sign of just how popular American football is, 30 of the NFL’s 32 teams made the top-50 list. And the NFC East is the richest division. The Cowboys are worth $2.1 billion, tops in the league. The Redskins are eighth overall at $1.6 billion. And the Giants are ninth at $1.468 billion.
Among NFL teams, the Eagles rank seventh, behind the Cowboys, Patriots ($1.635 billion), Redskins, Giants, Texans ($1.305 billion) and Jets ($1.284 billion).
If you’re wondering about other Philadelphia teams, the only one besides the Eagles to make the list was the Phillies. Worth $893 million, they came in at No. 41.