About Manchester United
We are one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world, playing one of the most popular spectator sports on Earth. Through our 138-year heritage we have won 64 trophies, including a record 20 English league titles, enabling us to develop what we believe is one of the world's leading sports brands and a global community of 659 million followers.
Our large, passionate community provides us with a worldwide platform to generate significant revenue from multiple sources, including sponsorship, merchandising, product licensing, mobile & content, broadcasting and matchday.
We attract leading global companies such as adidas, Aon, and General Motors (Chevrolet) that want access and exposure to our community of followers and association with our brand.
Our global community of followers engages with us in a variety of ways (all data correct as of September 15 2016):
- Premier League games at our home stadium, Old Trafford, have been sold out since the 1997/98 season. In the 2015/16 season, our 29 home games were attended by over 2.1 million people.
- Our Twitter account now has more than 8 million followers, an increase of over 48% from 30 June 2015.
- As of 30 June 2016, we had close to 160 million digital connections
- We also have a significant presence on Chinese social media, with 8.7 million followers on Sina Weibo and 5.3 million followers Tencent Weibo - topping all other football clubs on the platforms.