Average player salary in La Liga 2019/20, by team

FC Barcelona had the highest average player salary with 12.28 million U.S. dollars, followed by Real Madrid C.F. and Club Atlético de Madrid with 11.15 million U.S. dollars and 7.04 million U.S. dollars respectively. Some of Spain’s football teams not only made the global list of best paid players, but also topped it.

Barcelona and Real Madrid also top another La Liga ranking

The list of top ten scorers of the 2018/2019 season in La Liga was led by FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Real Madrid’s Benzema and FC Barcelona’s Luis Suárez ranked second on the list. During the season, the most common result was 1-1, which was registered on 50 occasions. The scores 1-0 and 2-2 ranked second and third, with 41 and 38 occasions respectively.

Popular on television

Football is quite an event in Spain, and, even though the attendance of live matches has been in decline in the past years, broadcast football games can usually be found in the audience rankings in the Mediterranean country. In fact, football games occupied three of the ten most watched broadcasts in Spain in May 2019, with Spain’s cup final Valencia vs. Barcelona in leading the list with 6.43 million viewers.

Average annual player salary in La Liga in 2019/20, by team

Average player salary in million U.S. dollars
FC Barcelona12.28
Real Madrid C.F.11.15
Club Atlético de Madrid7.04
Valencia C.F.3.12
Sevilla FC2.5
Athletic Bilbao2.1
Villarreal C.F.1.73
RC Celta de Vigo1.61
Real Sociedad1.6
Real Betis1.5
CD Leganés-
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