In January 2013, the club became the first sports team in the world to be valued at $ 3 billion. Forbes magazine rated the club worth about $ 3.3 billion – $ 1.2 billion higher than the next most valuable sports team. Vintage Cat I Do What I Want. The strength of Manchester United’s global brand is often attributed to Matt Busby’s efforts in rebuilding the team and the success of the Munich post-disaster club, which the world overhears. The “icon” lineup includes Bobby Charlton and Nobby Stiles (England team members who won the World Cup), Denis Law and George Best. With the attacking play (different from the defensive play “catenaccio” of the Italian clubs at the same time) “made the football fans feel excited”.