The world's most valuable sports teams: Meet Forbes' top 10

This year’s Forbes list of the world's most valuable teams is heavy with two kinds of football and features a new top squad. Can you guess which team, and which sport, nabbed the number one spot? 

3. Barcelona

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Fans of F.C. Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi show flags and scarfs of F.C. Barcelona during an exhibition soccer match called the "Giants Duel: Messi and friends vs Rest of the World" at the National Stadium in Lima July 2, 2013.

Sport: Soccer

City: Barcelona

Owner: Club members

Value: $2.6 billion

Barcelona is the first of the three European soccer clubs in the top three of the list, largely thanks to a whopping $613 million in annual revenue. Barça is communally owned by its members. A top tier of 177-plus such members, called socios, elect the team’s top management.

Earlier this year, the club signed its first-ever jersey corporate sponsorship deal with Qatar Airlines for approximately $38 million a season through 2016. 

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