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 in a post viral era

Distancing and touching – these are the key issues to be addressed by post-COVID architecture, including future football stadia developments, according to a study “Architecture for a post viral era” by architecture studio Fenwick Iribarren. Most “no touch” solutions are already available, while distancing could lead to capacity reductions. Implementing such solutions may be costly, and reduced capacity would lead to a decrease in future matchday revenues, too. In this article we elaborate on how the coronavirus pandemic may influence the architecture and design of stadia in the future, and on its potential impacts on stadium capacity and matchday revenue.

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Stadia in a post viral era

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 by market value on 1st May 2020
Value range is defined by two scenarios: most leagues are cancelled due to Covid-19 (min), leagues are finished behind closed doors (max).

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (21) 177 - 188
2 Neymar (28) 137 - 149
3 Sterling (25) 129 - 134
4 Messi (32) 127 - 134
5 Salah (27) 124 - 131
6 Sancho (20) 121 - 127
7 Mané (28) 116 - 123
8 Kane (26) 112 - 117
9 De Bruyne (28) 99 - 112
10 Rashford (22) 96 - 101
11 E. Hazard (29) 95 - 101
12 Griezmann (29) 89 - 95
13 Van Dijk (28) 86 - 96
14 F. De Jong (22) 79 - 94
15 Alexander-Arnold (21) 80 - 87
16 Werner (24) 79 - 83
17 Alisson (27) 72 - 84
18 R. Lukaku (26) 75 - 80
19 Havertz (20) 73 - 81
20 De Ligt (20) 72 - 80
21 Gabriel Jesus (23) 73 - 77
22 Varane (27) 70 - 78
23 Heung-min Son (27) 72 - 76
24 Bernardo Silva (25) 72 - 76
25 C. Ronaldo (35) 72 - 75
26 Firmino (28) 69 - 73
27 Dybala (26) 69 - 73
28 Haaland (19) 69 - 72
29 Lewandowski (31) 68 - 72
30 Rodri (23) 65 - 73
31 Saúl Ñíguez (25) 65 - 74
32 L. Martínez (22) 67 - 71
33 João Félix (20) 67 - 70
34 Dele Alli (24) 64 - 72
35 N. Pépé (24) 66 - 70
36 Gnabry (24) 66 - 70
37 Pogba (27) 64 - 71
38 Coutinho (27) 63 - 71
39 Ter Stegen (28) 61 - 73
40 N'Golo Kanté (29) 63 - 70
41 Kimmich (25) 62 - 70
42 Ederson (26) 60 - 71
43 A. Robertson (26) 61 - 68
44 Casemiro (28) 60 - 68
45 Oblak (27) 58 - 69
46 L. Sané (24) 61 - 64
47 H. Maguire (27) 58 - 65
48 Bruno Fernandes (25) 57 - 65
49 Pulisic (21) 57 - 60
50 Maddison (23) 52 - 62

To see the overall top 250 ranking after the Covid-19 update, register for the free version of our Player Valuation tool.