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

UEFA Champions League is back – prospects of an unpredictable season

The current Champions League season continues with the group stage, while the coronavirus pandemic has left a great amount of lingering uncertainty around the campaign, mainly regarding the schedule, attendance and revenues. While the income through UCL participation has been predictable so far, all revenue streams are susceptible to the pandemic this season. It is to be seen if and how much clubs can earn from ticket sales, whereas any major disruption in the tournament schedule may impact the contracted commercial and broadcasting revenues too.

In a new article, we provide an overview on what is predictable and what is more uncertain in this season’s competition.

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UEFA Champions League is back – prospects of an unpredictable season

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 250 ranking, in addition to the most valuable players from 12 leagues, please register for the free version of our Player Valuation tool.