Football is apparently the most popular and most watched sport in the world. There are so many footballers and football clubs who make their fans go crazy with their performance. But do you know that behind the screen stands the real person behind a team’s success? A coach. No team can become successful without the help of football coaches. He is an integral part of football clubs who gets paid for his efforts.
Salary of a coach depends on how successful and expensive a team is or what is their profit. When the profit of a team increases the salary of a coach also increases. This is why some coaches in the world are paid a huge amount of money. Regardless of the league we are going to list the top 10 highest paid football coaches from different regions around the world in 2022. These also include coaches from teams like Premier League, Italian League, La Liga, French League, etc. In this article you will also get to know the approximate salaries of these coaches.
1. Diego Someone
The highest paid football coach in the world is no one but the most professional Diego Simeone. He earns approx. €49.28 million and his dominance can be measured with the fact that during the pandemic when most of the coaches and their salaries were cut, he did not get affected at all. He gives training to La Liga and has been one of its longest running coaches. His track record of pitch coaching is incredible. He has been using the method for decades.
2. Pep Guardiola
There is no doubt that Pep Guardiola is the second highest paid Football coach in the world as everyone is already aware of his training and managing skills. He is also counted as one of the most successful football coaches around the world that make him earn more in some way. Pep earns around €23 million per year which is definitely a huge amount and can only be paid by well known teams. Pep is the coach of widely known FC Barcelona and he activated the well-known sextet system.
3. Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp is the third highest paid Football coach and second most successful manager in the world. His salary is 17.5 million euros. Jurgen was born in Germany and he is one of the great fashionistas involved in sports. He conquered the champions league in 2018-19 and since then he has been competing genuinely with his rival Pep guardiola.
4. Jose Mourinho
We can say that Jose Mourinho is the best trainer in the world and whatever amount he gets paid for this will be less. He should be given one of the top 3 places in the world’s most successful coaches list. Other than coaching he has also been a manager of Milan in 2009-10 which later became one of the top teams around the world. The multi talented Football coach earns 17.2 million euros per year. He is a part of Tottenham now before which he has worked for Chelsea, Manchester and Real Madrid.
5. Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane is a French coach who is no less than a boon for a team. He does wonders and turns the teams into legends. He has also been one of the top 10 most successful managers in the world. Florentino Perez predicted that Zinedine could return to Real Madrid, the glory which faded away. And he was right, Zinedine won the La Liga for the club.
6. Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte is already one of the most successful managers in the world and now after leaving Inter Milan he also became one of the highest paid football coaches. He makes 16.5 million euros every year approximately. The Inter Milan honours were aware of the fact that Antonio could return to Inter Milan the glory and they succeeded with the help of one of the most skilled coaches.
7. Fabio Cannavaro
Who says that after being retired you lose the charm and influence. Fabio Cannavaro, proving this wrong, went on to become a coach after retirement. Before retiring he was a skilled professional footballer from the Italian National League. He is the head coach of Chinese League Guangzhou Evergreen and he makes 14 million euros every year. It is amazing to see that he had this kind of opportunity after retirement to join one of the top clubs, Guangzhou Evergreen.
8. Massimiliano Allergi
Earning 13.6 million euros per year, Massimiliano Allergi has become one of the Highest paid coaches after seven others. He is the former coach of Juventus football club. It can be said that by earning such a huge amount of money through coaching, he is making a good living out of it.
9. Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez has worked as a coach for Madrid once and now has become 9th highest paid coach in the world. Rafa Benitez earns around 12.9 million euros per year. After completing his coaching tenure at New Castle, he is now coaching for Dalian Aerbin of the Chinese Super League.
10. Carlo Ancelotti
The last member of this list of top 10 highest paid coaches in the world is Carlo Ancelotti. He is ranked 10th with a salary of 12.6 million euros gross per year. He is not just an ordinary coach but possesses many technical abilities that led him to the title of coach for clubs like AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid.