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

Stadia developments during the pandemic

Almost all current stadium development projects suffered some delay in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a few have even been postponed until clubs’ financial struggles are dealt with. Now, however, several developments have resumed, some projects have been completed, or have just started.

In a previous article, we looked at the stadium industry touching upon the financial implications of COVID-19, now we are focusing on some key current venue developments, and the way the health crisis can accelerate the overall digital transformation in the stadia.



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Stadia developments during the pandemic

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 10 football players by market value

Last valuation date: 1st July 2021

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (23) 175.0
2 Haaland (21) 133.6
3 Neymar (29) 123.3
4 Kane (28) 122.4
5 Bruno Fernandes (27) 118.2
6 Rashford (24) 117.5
7 De Bruyne (30) 115.0
8 F. de Jong (24) 113.1
9 Alexander-Arnold (23) 107.7
10 Sterling (27) 107.5
11 Lukaku (28) 105.1
12 Salah (29) 105.0
13 Sancho (21) 104.9
14 Foden (21) 102.3
15 Kimmich (26) 98.7
16 R. Dias (24) 93.0
17 Havertz (22) 90.0
18 Werner (25) 89.3
19 Mané (29) 88.6
20 Mount (22) 87.7
21 João Félix (22) 87.0
22 M. de Ligt (22) 86.2
23 Gnabry (26) 85.0
24 L. Martínez (24) 85.0
25 A. Davies (21) 82.6
26 Oblak (28) 82.4
27 Courtois (29) 79.5
28 Chiesa (24) 76.7
29 Coman (25) 76.2
30 Grealish (26) 75.1
31 Alisson (29) 75.0
32 Hakimi (23) 74.7
33 Ter Stegen (29) 72.5
34 Heung-min Son (29) 72.2
35 Casemiro (29) 72.0
36 L. Sané (25) 72.0
37 Marquinhos (27) 71.7
38 Saúl (27) 70.0
39 M. Llorente (26) 69.4
40 Rodri (25) 69.3
41 Barella (24) 68.9
42 Lewandowski (33) 67.8
43 Pulisic (23) 67.7
44 Griezmann (30) 67.7
45 G. Jesus (24) 65.6
46 A. Roberson (27) 65.1
47 Ferran Torres (21) 64.5
48 Tielemans (24) 64.3
49 Greenwood (20) 63.9
50 Varane (28) 63.8

Check out the Football Benchmark Player Valuation tool to see estimated market values of over 5,200 football players.

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