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

Sky Football Benchmark: Players' value

Over one year into the coronavirus pandemic, football players’ market values still have not recovered. The aggregate values of the top 500 players have decreased by 11% in one year, from the last pre-Covid evaluation in February 2020 to February 2021.

While Covid presented a devastating and unexpected impact of the evolution of players’ market values, there are other factors that pose more predictable effects, such as the age of a player, or the duration/expiration of his contract. In a new episode of Sky Football Benchmark, KPMG’s Sports Advisory Manager Antonio Di Cianni focuses on the latter one.

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Sky Football Benchmark: Players' value

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 football players by market value

Last valuation date: 5th February 2021

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (22) 185.0
2 Kane (27) 125.0
3 Sterling (26) 125.0
4 Sancho (20) 117.6
5 Neymar (29) 115.0
6 Salah (28) 115.0
7 Rashford (23) 115.0
8 De Bruyne (29) 113.5
9 Alexander-Arnold (22) 110.8
10 Mané (28) 110.0
11 Haaland (20) 110.0
12 Bruno Fernandes (26) 107.4
13 Lukaku (27) 104.6
14 João Félix (21) 97.8
15 Kimmich (26) 96.5
16 Gnabry (25) 95.0
17 F. de Jong (23) 92.2
18 Havertz (21) 90.0
19 M. de Ligt (21) 88.5
20 Werner (24) 88.2
21 Saúl (26) 85.0
22 Oblak (28) 84.0
23 L. Martínez (23) 83.9
24 A. Davies (20) 80.6
25 Heung-min Son (28) 80.5
26 Griezmann (29) 78.9
27 Fati (18) 78.4
28 Alisson (28) 77.5
29 Courtois (28) 76.7
30 R. Dias (23) 76.0
31 L. Sané (25) 75.8
32 Martial (25) 75.4
33 Ter Stegen (28) 75.0
34 Messi (33) 74.5
35 Lewandowski (32) 73.8
36 G. Jesus (23) 73.1
37 Rodri (24) 71.8
38 Casemiro (29) 71.8
39 B. Silva (26) 71.4
40 Grealish (25) 71.2
41 Hakimi (22) 70.2
42 Foden (20) 69.6
43 Varane (27) 69.4
44 V. van Dijk (29) 68.0
45 Laporte (26) 67.5
46 A. Roberson (26) 67.3
47 Pulisic (22) 66.0
48 Mount (22) 66.0
49 Coman (24) 65.9
50 Upamecano (22) 65.3

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