Germany’s Top tier league, Bundesliga Revenue falls more than 8% in the previous game season, 2020-2021. The Bundesliga’s current revenue stands at €3.47bn for 2020/21 compared to €4.22 Billion in 2018-19. Germany’s Top two divisions see a combined revenue drop of €750 million from 2018-19.
- Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 revenue drop more than 10% YoY to €4.05bn
- Combined match revenue drops to €35.5m which is 95% less than the pre-pandemic 2018/19 season
- 10 out of 36 clubs record post-tax profit
- Clubs and limited companies paid more than €1.3 billion in taxes and duties
Due to the covid situation last season, the majority of the matches In Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 had to be played behind closed doors. As a result, match revenue plummeted to €35.5 million which is 95% less than the roughly €650 million in the pre-pandemic season of 2018/19.
Germany’s top tier league, the Bundesliga saw a drop in the total revenue for the financial year 2020-21. Bundesliga Revenue falls more than 8% in the season 2020-2021 and stands at €3.47 billion. The Bundesliga 2’s revenue fell 21 per cent to €576 million
Before the pandemic era, the two-season revenue stands at €4.37 billion. Now total expenditure was down on the two previous seasons. Costs were €369.3 million which is lower than in the 2019/20 campaign.
The latest figures tell the story that Bundesliga revenue has dropped by more than €750 million since 2018/19. Only 10 of the 36 clubs across the two divisions recorded a positive result after taxes in 2020/21, compared to 28 clubs in 2018/19.
Despite the drop in revenue, the DFL also highlighted that clubs and limited companies paid more than €1.3 billion in taxes and duties. The third-highest figure in the history of German professional football.