- FC Barcelona’s record with 562 million euros in salaries
FC Barcelona’s record with 562 million euros in salaries
January 15, 2019 16:31
FC Barcelona has, according to accountancy firm KPMG last season, a record amount spent on salaries. The Spanish club paid in the year 2017/2018 562 million euros to his players, coaches and other staff.
According to the report from KPMG (pdf), there is never a sports club which would have been such a big salarispost had. It comes to an increase of 42 percent compared to the season 2016/2017, when Barça 395 million euros spent.
That difference is especially due to the new contract that Lionel Messi last season signed. The star was in accordance with Football Leaks leaked documents a tekenbonus of over 60 million euros and now earns about 70 million euros gross per year.