Welcome to Football Benchmark

Welcome to KPMG Football Benchmark, an interactive platform providing in-depth understanding and analysis of the business of Football.

An extensive wealth of data - from the business performance of football clubs to the estimation of players´ market values - is presented in a dashboard format, enabling comparison and evaluation to support critical decision-making.

As the primary business intelligence source of Football industry insight and knowledge, the KPMG Football Benchmark tool aims to deliver significant value and to improve data democratization.

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Welcome to Football Benchmark

Player Valuation Update: Values stagnate below pre-Covid levels

As the final stages of the 2020/21 domestic campaigns and UEFA club competitions approach, KPMG Football Benchmark have released their updated player market value estimates as of 20 April. In general, player values have been stagnant over the past six months, and most players have still not regained their “pre-pandemic” market value.

At individual level, Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland jumps into the top 10 of most valuable footballers being now ranked second, while Kylian Mbappé remains the most valuable player in the world.

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Player Valuation Update: Values stagnate below pre-Covid levels

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 football players by market value

Last valuation date: 20th April 2021

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (22) 188.9
2 Haaland (20) 130.8
3 Kane (27) 127.3
4 Rashford (23) 120.8
5 Neymar (29) 116.3
6 Sterling (26) 115.0
7 De Bruyne (29) 115.0
8 Bruno Fernandes (26) 113.9
9 Sancho (21) 110.0
10 Salah (28) 110.0
11 Alexander-Arnold (22) 109.8
12 Lukaku (27) 105.2
13 F. de Jong (23) 100.2
14 Mané (29) 100.0
15 Kimmich (26) 93.1
16 Gnabry (25) 91.9
17 João Félix (21) 90.0
18 Havertz (21) 90.0
19 R. Dias (23) 89.3
20 M. de Ligt (21) 88.8
21 Werner (25) 88.8
22 Foden (20) 87.0
23 L. Martínez (23) 83.2
24 Oblak (28) 83.1
25 A. Davies (20) 81.0
26 Courtois (28) 80.2
27 Heung-min Son (28) 78.8
28 Saúl (26) 77.5
29 L. Sané (25) 77.5
30 Coman (24) 75.9
31 Fati (18) 75.0
32 Alisson (28) 75.0
33 Ter Stegen (29) 75.0
34 Mount (22) 75.0
35 Varane (28) 74.6
36 Rodri (24) 74.5
37 Hakimi (22) 74.4
38 Casemiro (29) 74.2
39 Griezmann (30) 74.0
40 Lewandowski (32) 72.9
41 Chiesa (23) 71.5
42 Pulisic (22) 71.2
43 A. Roberson (27) 71.0
44 Martial (25) 71.0
45 G. Jesus (24) 69.9
46 Grealish (25) 67.7
47 B. Silva (26) 66.6
48 Greenwood (19) 65.9
49 Barella (24) 65.1
50 Messi (33) 65.0

To see the overall top 150 ranking, in addition to the most valuable players from 12 leagues, please register for the free version of our Player Valuation tool.

Please note that the dashboards are optimized for desktop PC’s, laptops or tablets
Please note that the dashboards are optimized for desktop PC’s, laptops or tablets
Please note that the dashboards are optimized for desktop PC’s, laptops or tablets