When Florentino Perez started his second period as Los Blancos president, he established a categorization in order to define five Real Madrid players salary groups depending on the players’ status.
Ballon d’Or winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka were the only players whose wage was above ten million euros a year. With the exit of the Brazilian and the pay rise for the Portuguese, CR7 gets six more million per year than Gareth Bale, who is the second best paid player at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The players that Perez considers as Ballon d’Or candidates form the second group below the Ballon d’Or winners. That includes Bale, Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema, who make between ten and eight million per season.
The third group is formed by world-class stars, such as James Rodriguez, Marcelo and Luka Modric, who have been recently joined by Pepe, as he has received a salary rise. These players make from six to four million euros per season.
Intermediate profile players such as Daniel Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Casemiro, Danilo, Keylor Navas and Isco earn around two million euros a year.
Youngsters and home-grown players are in the fifth group, in which most footballers earn 1.2 million, except Lucas Vazquez, who makes one million per season.
Table of Real Madrid players’ salaries
- Ballon d’Or winners: Cristiano Ronaldo (17 million euros)
- Ballon d’Or candidates: Gareth Bale (11 million), Sergio Ramos (10 million), Karim Benzema (8 million)
- World-class stars: James Rodriguez (6 million), Toni Kroos (6 million), Marcelo (5 million), Luka Modric (4.5 million), Pepe (4.5 million)
- Intermediate profile players:Casemiro (3 million), Alvaro Arbeloa (2.8 million), Daniel Carvajal (2.5 million), Raphael Varane (2.4 million), Mateo Kovacic (2.4 million), Danilo (2 million), Isco (2 million), Keylor Navas (2 million)
- Youngsters and home-growns:Nacho (1.2 million), Jese Rodriguez (1.2 million), Kiko Casilla (1.2 million), Denis Cheryshev (1.2 million), Lucas Vazquez (1 million)
Please, note all the wages are defined in euros. All of them are net salaries: The quantity players receive after withholdings and taxes.
* UPDATE (24/12/2015): This list of Real Madrid players salaries has been updated on December 2015, taking into account the latest contract extensions of Sergio Ramos, Pepe and Marcelo, as revealed by ElEconomista.es.
Interesting to see it broken down like this. Whether some deserve what they’re being paid or not, it’s certainly intriguing assuming this is all relatively close to what the players make.
I think Arbeloa deserves a pay rise becuz of his signicant 2 the side. he plays as a utility player, right & left back.
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RONALDO DO THE DRIBBLING AS DONE IN MAN U HALA MADRID
WE WANT ALL THE TROPHIES NEXT SEASON HALA MADRID
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I give the advice of real madrid is better to buy a goalkeper and midfielder go an buy eden hazard and david de gea and pogba again sale gareth bale, asier illaramendi,sami khedira
Comment:Isco and Varane deserve better payment I fear if other Club will lure the duo.Isco deserves better.Am sure man city and Chelsea are monitoring him.Hala Madrid.We got money jorrrh!!!
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am advice real to leave gareth bale illaramendi. then buy maco reus steel buy maco veratti thank my club realmadrid
why now Real Madrid what Ronaldo is ur cheering him than every player while james,k.benzema,G.bale,Jese an elses there his taken salary over 17m euro oh cuz him got Balon’Dor before or what please answer me President Perez what’s difference now seeking answer
why now Real Madrid what Ronaldo is your cheering him than every player while james,k.benzema,G.bale,Jese an elses there his taken salary over 17m euro oh cuz him got Balon’Dor before or what please answer me President Perez what’s difference now seeking answer
Comment:we need pogba and marco reus
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Comment:I love casemiro my nick name ix.casemiro I give real Madrid advice ix u most buy devid de gea this season
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Comment:c.ronaldo is d best in d world
Real madrid is the best in the world,and everyone knows that.this season is our for all.
Comment:pls let illaramendi go
Comment: President perez i love real madrid wellwell and i dont want CR7 to go and i want you to increase the salary of the following players please 1 James rodriguez 2 marcelo 3 isco 4
Comment:Madrid forget de gae NAVAS is OK
Comment:real madrid is the best in d world up madrid
Twice or thrice Karim withdrawn from the game and it affected the team greatly
Yes must sale cristiano Rinaldo he is not a player for Realmadrid .can buy better players
Comment:D best tin is dat we all should try and pray had,may Allah not let us go free dis season.later on we wll make all d possible correction b4 nx season.
Comment: Who is De GEA, we got Kyelo
Comment:hello fans hw is today I want advice to realmadrid president don’t sell ronaldo please I thinks this season is not good but all the problems in madrid I thinks is coaching . Benitez you no do good job in madrid thank you all fans hala madrid never give up
Benitez is aur problem please sign Carlos Arceloti back and try 2 buy ozil back frm arsenal pls
i like you i cheris you and i admire you realmadrid,becouse last 42minute ago we win rayo valccano with 10goals on laliga.
I like cr7 and james rodrigeous for ever real madrid players
All those who said we should sign de gea, I tell u all; Keylor navas is better than david de gea especially in penalties.
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