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

Pandemic has lasting impact on players’ values

The aggregate market value of the 500 most valuable football players has decreased by 10.3% since the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, while the market is showing a slow recovery in the past several months, the latest update our Player Valuation tool reveals. The current composition of the top 10 players by market value shows no change since our previous update in August, while the order of players differs slightly. However, the aggregate value of these elite players has decreased by a total of EUR 30m in the past two months.

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Pandemic has lasting impact on players’ values

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 football players by market value

Last valuation date: 16th October 2020

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (21) 200.0
2 Sterling (25) 137.5
3 Sancho (20) 135.0
4 Neymar (28) 130.2
5 Mané (28) 125.0
6 Salah (28) 125.0
7 De Bruyne (29) 120.0
8 Kane (27) 120.0
9 Messi (33) 113.9
10 Alexander-Arnold (22) 110.8
11 Rashford (22) 107.3
12 Haaland (20) 100.0
13 Kimmich (25) 93.8
14 Havertz (21) 93.7
15 F. de Jong (23) 93.4
16 de Ligt (21) 92.2
17 R. Lukaku (27) 91.6
18 van Dijk (29) 91.2
19 Gnabry (25) 89.2
20 Werner (24) 89.0
21 Saúl (25) 88.9
22 Davies (19) 88.8
23 Bruno Fernandes (26) 87.5
24 Griezmann (29) 85.9
25 L. Martínez (23) 83.0
26 L. Sané (24) 81.1
27 Lewandowski (32) 81.1
28 Alisson (28) 81.1
29 Bernardo Silva (26) 80.6
30 Gabriel Jesus (23) 80.0
31 João Félix (20) 78.3
32 E. Hazard (29) 77.5
33 Heung-min Son (28) 76.9
34 Rodri (24) 76.7
35 Martial (24) 76.4
36 Varane (27) 75.5
37 Laporte (26) 75.0
38 ter Stegen (28) 74.4
39 Oblak (27) 74.2
40 Casemiro (28) 73.7
41 Pulisic (22) 73.5
42 Dybala (26) 73.4
43 Ederson (27) 70.9
44 Hakimi (21) 70.0
45 Firmino (29) 69.9
46 C. Ronaldo (35) 68.6
47 Fati (17) 67.3
48 Greenwood (19) 66.6
49 Ziyech (27) 66.4
50 Brandt (24) 66.1

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.