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Top 10 average annual salaries in Spain's La Liga 2019/20

In the 2019/20 season FC Barcelona had the highest average annual pay per player with 12.28 million U.S. dollars, followed by Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid with 11.15 and 7.04 million U.S. dollars respectively. Spain’s best football teams not only made the list of the highest-paid sports teams in the world, but also topped it.

Barcelona and Real Madrid also top another La Liga ranking

The list of top ten scorers of the 2019/20 season in La Liga was led by FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Real Madrid’s Benzema ranked second on the list. During the season, the most common result in Spain’s first division was 1-1, which was registered on 49 occasions. The scores 1-0 and 2-0 ranked second and third, with 43 and 39 occasions respectively.

Popular on television

Spanish football is quite a national event, and, even though the attendance of live football matches in Spain has been in decline in the past years, broadcast 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 leading the list with 6.43 million viewers.

The highest average annual salary per player in Spain's La Liga in the season 2019/20

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