Real Madrid sign a global integration agreement for technological projects with Telefónica
Florentino Pérez and Emilio Gayo presided over an event that took place in the Santiago Bernabéu boardroom.
Álvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia and first winner of this award in 2010, presented him with the accolade at the Santiago Bernabéu.
Gianni Infantino renewed his mandate as president at the ceremony held in Paris.
The study by the KPMG consultancy values the Whites at 3,224 million euros.
The club heads up the rankings with a score of 77.17%, according to a study led by Dyntra.
The annual report put together by the consultancy firm places the club's value at €1.646 billion.
The club made 751 million euros, 76 million euros more than last year according to the ‘Football Money League’ report published by Deloitte.
"It's a very special day for everyone and I'm delighted to be back home", declared Zidane.
Florentino Pérez was in attendance at the Almudena cementery to bid farewell to a former director who served on all of his boards.
Florentino Pérez presided over the event that recognised the members who have shown their loyalty to the club for a consecutive period of 25, 50 and 60 years.
"We are the club with the highest revenues in the world, this allows us to take our place in a demanding international market," added the president in his opening speech at the Ordinary General Assembly 2018.
The French magazine has compiled the rankings based on 10 different categories.
This index uses artificial intelligence to assess various factors and is considered as the leading sports sponsorship valuation engine.
Real Madrid's representative members gave their backing to the 2017/18 accounts, the 2018/19 budget and the membership fees for 2019/20.
“An avant-garde venue that will be iconic within Madrid, that satisfies the current demands of the club members and that allows us to increase the club’s income to continue to lead the way”, said the president at the Extraordinary General Assembly 2018.
Representative members gave ther approval to the board of directors to take on debts as part of the remodelling costs of the Santiago Bernabéu.
Net profits sit at 31.2 million euros, some 45.9% up on the last financial year, while net worth rises to 494.5 million euros. Cash balance is 190.1 million euros and net debt continues negative, at -107 million euros.