Soccer players and clubs: what are the biggest numbers in 2021
The 2020-2021 sports season was somewhat trying due to the health crisis that had serious impacts on the course of activities. Nevertheless, both players and clubs have managed to do well. Find here the interesting results of this season.
At the level of the players
Daniel Alves and Gerard Piqué are currently the most successful players in Europe. The Brazilian fullback, who has played for Sevilla, Barcelona, PSG and Juve, currently has 42 trophies to his name. He competes for the podium with Andres Iniesta, who has 36 titles. The competition between Leonel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is more than ever present since there is only one trophy that separates them to be equal.
Nevertheless, Lionel Messi remains the best paid player in the world with 107 million dollars.He is closely followed by Cristiano Ronaldo, the businessman footballer paid 99 million dollars. His salary at Juventus coupled with the assets he owns all over the place in several types of business allows him to be largely safe from the need.
Despite a particularly difficult year due to the Covid 19 health crisis, sports clubs are doing quite well financially. The financial losses incurred in the 2019-2020 season are close to €2 billion. Here are the top 5 soccer clubs that have earned the most money in a year
Barca retains the top spot with a net income of 715.1 million euros. Note that compared to last season, there was a decrease of 15%.
Real Madrid is in second place with 714.9 million euros, a decrease of 6% compared to last season.
Bayern Munich is one step up from last season with an estimated revenue of 634.1 million euros
These three clubs are closely followed by Manchester United (€580.4 million) and Liverpool FC (€558.6 million).