Dec 9 2012, Indianapolis, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (2) talks to coach Bruce Arians during a game against the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Indianapolis defeated Tennessee 27-23. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis Colts Ranked 20th on Forbes 2013 Most Valuable Sports Teams

The Indianapolis Colts have been named the 20th most valuable sports team in the world, according to Forbes. The Colts were the 11th NFL team to make the list.

Real Madrid was the most profitable team in the world, valued at $3.3 billion. The most valuable NFL franchise was, no surprise, the Dallas Cowboys at number five. The Cowboys are worth $2.2 billion. 

Indianapolis was valued at $1.154 billion. 30 of the 32 NFL teams made the top 50. The two teams who missed the cut, the St. Louis Rams and Jacksonville Jaguars, checked in at 51st and 52nd.

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One of the surprises to be ahead of the Colts was the Houston Texans (13th). The Texans rank high due in large part to their home, Reliant Stadium. The team makes $47 million annually from luxury suites and club seating. The naming rights for the stadium, to Reliant Energy, is worth $300 million over 30 years.

The Pacers did not make the list (no surprise) and only the Los Angeles Lakers (at 32) and Chicago Bulls (at 47) made the top 50 from the NBA.

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