The World’s highest-paid footballers 2020, the highest-paid coaches in the world 2020
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has kept his crown as the highest-paid footballer in the world, ahead of Juventus’ forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone received double that of Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane, making him the world’s highest-paid manager in 2020.
In the list published by L’Equipe, Messi earns €8.3 million gross per month after tax, with Cristiano on €4.5m total per month.
Next up comes Neymar, who earns €3m gross per month from Paris Saint-Germain, with Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez both coming just below €3m total per month.
Joint-sixth on the list are Real Madrid stars Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard, who take home €2.5m gross per month.
Highest paid players in the world 2020
1. Messi: €8.3m per month
2. Cristiano Ronaldo: €4.5m per month
3. Neymar: €3m per month
4. Griezmann: Just under €3m per month
5. Luis Suarez: Just under €3m per month
5. Bale: €2.5 million per month
6. Hazard: €2.5m per month
7. Mbappe: €1.9m per month.
Highest paid coaches in the world
With a whopping €3.6m gross per month, Simeone is the world’s best-paid coach, ahead of Pep Guardiola, who gets €1.94m total per month.
Jose Mourinho receives €1.46m gross per month from Tottenham, along with Jurgen Klopp, who is paid the same amount at Liverpool.
1. Simeone: €3.6m per month
2. Guardiola: €1.94m per month
3. Mourinho: €1.46m per month
4. Klopp: €1.46m per month
5. Zidane: €1.4m per month
6. Antonio Conte: €1.38m per month
De Gea leads the Premier League
The list also looks at the Premier League and Manchester United’s David de Gea leads the way with €1.76m gross per month, ahead of Mesut Ozil and Kevin De Bruyne, who both earn €1.64m per month.
In Germany, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and his teammate Coutinho pocket the highest salaries of €1.66m a month.
Juventus’ Argentine duo of Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala take home €1.09m gross and €1.06m gross per month, respectively.