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

Road to the European Super League: the revolution of football’s power clubs

“Like all readers of this note, I have never witnessed the current level of turmoil in European football caused in the last few days by the announcement of a planned European Super League. However, the concept, the motivation and the details revealed are not new… The magnitude of the proposed changes is, nevertheless, shocking the industry to its core and triggered vehement reactions from all corners.”

What are some of the key background events that led to such a radical proposition? Andrea Sartori, KPMG’s Global Head of Sports sums up the key aspects of the evolution of the business of football.

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Road to the European Super League: the revolution of football’s power clubs

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