11 time UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid C.F. is one of the biggest & most successful football club in the history. They won the “La Undecima” (their 11th UCL title) last season. In the 2015-16 season they finished 2nd in the Liga BBVA table. French football legend & former Real Madrid footballer Zinedine Zidane is the current manager of the Club. Real Madrid has more than 21 mllion followers on Twitter & more than 92.5 million followers on Facebook, which is quite impressive.
- Full Name : Real Madrid Club De Football
- Nick Name : Blancos (Whites)
- Short Name : RM
- Established : 6 March, 1902 (114 years ago)
- Stadium : Santiago Bernabeu
- Capacity : 85,454
- Location : Madrid, Spain
- Chairman : Florentino Perez
- Manager : Zinedine Zidane
Real Madrid Players Weekly salary 2016-17
|PLAYER||AGE||WEEKLY WAGE||CONTRACT LEFT||POSITION||NATIONALITY|
||29||£55,000||4 Years (2020)||Goalkeeper||Costa Rica|
||29||£25,000||4 Years (2020)||Goalkeeper||Spain|
|22||£4,000||2 Years (2018)||Goalkeeper||Spain|
|Sergio Ramos||30||£160,000||4 Years (2020)||Defender||Spain|
|Pepe||33||£110,000||1 Year (2017)||Defender||Portugal|
|Raphael Varane||23||£80,000||4 Years (2020)||Defender||France|
|Nacho Fernandez||26||£60,000||4 Years (2020)||Defender||Spain|
|Marcelo||28||£80,000||4 Years (2020)||Defender||Brazil|
|Fabio Coentrao||28||£80,000||3 Years (2019)||Defender||Portugal|
|Daniel Carvajal||23||£35,000||4 Years (2020)||Defender||Spain|
|Danilo Luiz Da Silva||24||£60,000||5 Years (2021)||Defender||Brazil|
|22||£60,000||5 Years (2021)||Mid Fielder||Croatia|
|Casemiro||24||£45,000||1 Years (2017)||Mid Fielder||Brazil|
|Toni Kroos||26||£156,000||4 Years (2020)||Mid Fielder||Germany|
|Luka Modric||30||£120,000||2 Years (2018)||Mid Fielder||Croatia|
|James Rodriguez||25||£120,000||4 Years (2020)||Mid Fielder||Colombia|
|Isco||24||£60,000||2 Years (2018)||Mid Fielder||Spain|
|20||£10,000||4 Years (2020)||Mid Fielder||Spain|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||31||£288,000 (After Tax)||2 Years (2018)||Attacker||Portugal|
|Alvaro Morata (new signing)||23||£80,000||5 Years (2021)||Attacker||Spain|
|Mariano Diaz||23||£5,000||5 Years (2021)||Attacker||Dominican Republic|
|Gareth Bale (new deal)||27||£300,000||6 Years (2022)||Attacker||Wales|
|28||£150,000||3 Years (2019)||Attacker||France|
|Lucas Vazquez (new deal)||25||£30,000||4 Years (2020)||Attacker||Spain|
Squad Worth : Real Madrid is richest football club in the world according to both Forbes & French football magazine Deloitte. They have overtaken Manchester United on that list. Real Madrid has the most valuable squad in the world which is estimated around mammoth £666 Million.
Highest Paid Players: Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest paid footballer in the world, that means he is certainly the highest paid footballer of Real Madrid. He earns a massive £288,000 per week which is after tax. Real Madrid has to pay 52% tax to Spanish Government on Cristiano’s salary & that means Cristiano Ronaldo costs £575,000 a week. Only Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi have after tax salary contracts with their clubs.
Real Madrid’s record signing Gareth Bale earns £300,000 per week but that is before tax. After paying taxes personally, the Welshman pockets £250,000 a week. Club captain Sergio Ramos gets £160,000 & German Midfielder Toni Kroos earns £156,000 as his weekly salary. French striker Karim Benzema’s weekly salary is £150,000.
Major Sign in 2016-17 : Real Madrid has brought back Spanish forward Alvaro Morata from Italian Champion Juventus for £30 Million. Spanish young midfielder Marco Asensio has also joined the club after his loan spell with Espanyol.
Spanish Giant Real Madrid is the richest football club in the world according to the reports. Los Blancos have to pay a huge amount of salary every week to their star studded squad. The amount of the wage bill of Real Madrid is damn too high.
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