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Jaguars just miss top-50 valuable teams list

The Jacksonville Jaguars are worth about $70 million more than owner Shad Khan paid to purchase the NFL franchise in 2012, but that’s still not enough to crack Forbes’ list of the world’s 50 most valuable sports teams.

Forbes lists the Jaguars being worth $840 million, which is $70 million more than Khan paid to purchase the team from previous owner Wayne Weaver. It’s also $16 million shy of the final team on the top 50 list: AC Milan, which Forbes says is worth $856 million.

The Jaguars and the Oakland Raiders are the only NFL teams that didn’t make the list.

The top three teams on the top-50 list are soccer teams: Real Madrid ($3.44 billion), Barcelona ($3.2 billion) and Manchester United ($2.81 billion). The Dallas Cowboys ($2.3 billion) are the highest-ranked NFL team, coming in fifth.

Forbes has been compiling its annual rankings of team values in the major sports leagues since 1998. The top-50 list is based on the magazine’s published valuations for the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, and soccer over the past year.