The STATE of Soccer in WASHINGTON
Forbes has listed the worth of Major League Soccer’s (MLS) clubs, and it won’t come as much of a surprise that Seattle Sounders FC are ranked as the most-valuable side in the circuit. See the Forbes article here. Major League Soccer’s official website covered the story here. SounderatHeart.com posted about it here. Soccer by Ives posted about it here.
1. Seattle Sounders FC – $175 Million
2. Los Angeles Galaxy – $170 Million
3. Portland Timbers – $141 Million
4. Houston Dynamo – $125 Million
5. Toronto FC – $121 Million
The article also lists what it calls “Operating Income.” In that category the Sounders more than double their nearest competitor. Seattle’s is listed at $18.2 Million. The next-closest are the LA Galaxy at $7.8 Million.
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