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

Player Valuation Update

Our fresh update reveals that players’ market values still have not recovered since the last pre-COVID evaluation from February 2020: the combined market values of the top 500 players included in our valuation are 10.6% lower compared to a year before. At individual level, FC Barcelona midfielder Pedri’s market value increased most since December 2020, while PSG forward Kylian Mbappé remains the most valuable player despite a EUR 15m drop in market value. Read more, also to find out who are the teams who have increased their squad value the most since February 2020.

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Player Valuation Update

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