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 2019

The third 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 2017/18 season – FC Barcelona, FC Bayern München, FC Porto, Galatasaray SK, Juventus FC, Manchester City FC, Paris Saint-Germain FC and PSV Eindhoven.

The report reveals, among others, that while staff costs increased, six out of the eight clubs also grew their operating revenues, driven primarily by expanding commercial activities.

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The European Champions Report 2019

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 players by market value
(in € million, 1st January 2019)

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Neymar (27) 229.1
2 Mbappé (20) 215.0
3 Messi (32) 203.3
4 Salah (27) 168.3
5 Kane (25) 151.1
6 E. Hazard (28) 148.2
7 De Bruyne (28) 129.4
8 Griezmann (28) 125.6
9 Pogba (26) 119.3
10 Coutinho (27) 118.2
11 Sterling (24) 109.8
12 C. Ronaldo (34) 107.3
13 Firmino (27) 102.9
14 R. Lukaku (26) 102.2
15 Dele Alli (23) 100.7
16 L. Sané (23) 100.0
17 Dybala (25) 95.0
18 Kroos (29) 93.5
19 Icardi (26) 90.0
20 Ter Stegen (27) 89.2
21 Agüero (31) 88.7
22 G. Jesus (22) 87.5
23 S. Mané (27) 87.3
24 Lewandowski (30) 86.9
25 Kanté (28) 85.0
26 Alisson (26) 84.2
27 Eriksen (27) 84.0
28 Varana (26) 81.4
29 Luis Suárez (32) 80.7
30 Jan Oblak (26) 79.6
31 Ederson (25) 79.5
32 Saúl Ñíguez (24) 79.2
33 O. Dembélé (22) 75.2
34 Asensio (23) 74.5
35 Casemiro (27) 74.2
36 Umtiti (25) 72.5
37 Koke (27) 71.4
38 Isco (27) 70.0
39 Rashford (21) 70.0
40 Pjanic (29) 69.3
41 Bale (29) 69.2
42 James R. (27) 68.3
43 Mahrez (28) 68.1
44 Van Dijk (28) 67.9
45 Aubameyang (30) 67.6
46 Kimmich (24) 67.1
47 Lemar (23) 66.2
48 Thauvin (26) 65.7
49 Rüdiger (26) 65.4
50 Stones (25) 65.0

To access the most valuable players of 11 leagues and to see the overall top 250 ranking, please register for the free version of our Player Valuation tool