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

The European Champions Report 2020

The fourth annual edition of “The European Champions Report” reviews and compares some of the most relevant business performance indicators of the champions of Europe’s eight most prominent leagues in the 2018/19 season.

Top European football clubs continue growing operating revenues, with growth driven primarily by increased broadcasting revenues, benefitting mainly from the new, more remunerative UEFA Champions League distribution cycle that kicked off in 2018/19.

Access our report to find out more about how the eight champions performed.

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The European Champions Report 2020

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 players by market value
(in € million, 20th November 2019)

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (20) 225.0
2 Neymar (27) 185.0
3 Messi (32) 180.0
4 Hazard (28) 152.4
5 Sterling (24) 150.3
6 Salah (27) 150.0
7 Kane (26) 140.0
8 De Bruyne (28) 130.0
9 Mané (27) 130.0
10 Griezmann (28) 125.0
11 Sancho (19) 115.9
12 Pogba (26) 115.0
13 Van Dijk (28) 113.8
14 F. de Jong (22) 106.0
15 Rashford (22) 100.2
16 Alisson (27) 99.1
17 Dembélé (22) 92.9
18 Bernardo S. (25) 92.4
19 Sané (23) 90.0
20 Firmino (28) 90.0
21 De Ligt (20) 88.7
22 Alexander-Arnold (21) 88.7
23 Ter Stegen (27) 87.9
24 Ederson (26) 87.4
25 Heung-min Son (27) 86.5
26 C. Ronaldo (34) 86.4
27 R. Lukaku (26) 86.2
28 Havertz (20) 85.2
29 Agüero (31) 85.0
30 Kanté (28) 85.0
31 Dybala (26) 85.0
32 Lewandowski (31) 85.0
33 Saúl (25) 83.2
34 Coutinho (27) 81.8
35 Alli (23) 81.0
36 Kimmich (24) 80.0
37 Gabriel Jesus (22) 80.0
38 Pépé (24) 78.9
39 Varane (26) 78.3
40 Robertson (25) 77.8
41 João Félix (20) 75.0
42 Oblak (26) 74.9
43 Maguire (26) 72.7
44 Rodri (23) 71.5
45 Pulisic (21) 71.0
46 Werner (23) 70.4
47 Laporte (25) 69.8
48 Ziyech (26) 69.5
49 Jovic (21) 68.0
50 Maddison (23) 67.4

To access the most valuable players of 12 leagues and to see the overall top 250 ranking, please register for the free version of our Player Valuation tool