The Dolphins are worth $2.575 billion, which outranks some other notable franchises such as the Green Bay Packers (2.55), Boston Celtics (2.5), Manchester City (2.474), Arsenal (2.238) and the New York Mets (2.1).
As Forbes notes, the NFL is king in the world of sports.
Thirty-seven percent of Americans picked football as their favorite sport to watch in the latest Gallup Poll, Forbes reports. Basketball, baseball and soccer trail at 11, 9 and 7 percent.
NFL teams each earn $255 million in shared television rights. The most valuable franchises in the world are the: Dallas Cowboys (4.84 billion), Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, New York Yankees, New England Patriots, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Giants and Golden State Warriors.