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Is Your NFL Team Worth More than a Small Nation?

Despite not having the international market-share that soccer enjoys, many NFL teams have a valuation that tops $1 billion or more, making them more valuable than the entire economies of many small sovereign states. Click on the infographic above to see where your team would place in a worldwide ranking of countries by gross domestic product.

And before you soccer fans chime in with your protests, we’ll admit: yes it’s true, at an approximate value of $2.4 billion Manchester United does outrank even the most wealthy NFL franchise, and many a tropical island nation.