Top 5 Highest Paid Young Football Players In The World
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Here are the 5 highest-paid youngsters in the football world:
5. Joao Felix-Atletico Madrid)
4. Ryan Sessegnon-Tottenham Hotspurs)
3. Rodrygo-Real Madrid)
2. Vinicius Junior-Real Madrid)
1. Jadon Sancho-Borussia Dortmund, Now: Manchester United
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Read on to know their salary in details:
5. Joao Felix-Atletico Madrid
Joao Felix is the player who has replaced Atletico Madrid’s star striker, Antoine Griezmann. The 19-year-old, who is signed from Benfica had a terrific last season in the Primeira Liga where he scored 15 goals with 9 assists. He also scored a hattrick against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Europa League.
The Portuguese wonderkid caught the attention of the world during his spell with native club Benfica. In the summer of 2019, he signed a 7-year contract with Spanish powerhouse Atlético Madrid, bringing his net worth up to a staggering €105 million (£93 million). One of the most sought after talent in the globe, his market value fetches well over €100 million (£88.2 million).
Born in Viseu, Portugal, he began his career with FC Porto’s youth system in 2008 as a nine-year old; in 2015 he joined rival Benfica’s youth academy to complete the later part of his development. After impressing for Benfica reserves, the teenage sensation was promoted to Benfica’s first-team; he made his debut on 18 August 2018 in a 2-0 win over Boavista. A week later he scored in the Lisbon derby, thus becoming the youngest player to achieve the feat.
On 11 April 2019, he announced himself on the European stage with a hat-trick in the UEFA Europa League against Eintracht Frankfurt. His maiden season with Benfica was an incredible success story; the Portuguese forward had featured in 43 competitive games, finding the back of the net on 20 occasions, in addition to providing 11 assists for his teammates; the season concluded with Benfica being crowned Primeira Liga champions for the 37th time.
On the International stage he represented Portugal on 3 occasions as the country were victorious in the inaugural UEFA Nations League. On 3 January 2019, Spanish powerhouse Atlético Madrid splurged an incredible €126 million (the third highest ever paid for a footballer) to secure the mercurial talents of the Portuguese wonderkid. O Furacão made his competitive debut for Los Rojiblancos on 19 August, as the club ran out 1-0 winners against Getafe. The youngster scored his first La Liga goal the following month, netting in a 3-1 win against Eibar
4. Ryan Sessegnon-Tottenham Hotspurs
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Sessegnon has just recently been signed by Tottenham Hotspurs, He is a long term prospect and has been picked up from Fulham that plays in the Championship. He is also versatile and can play anywhere on the left. Ryan became the first footballer born in the 2000s to score in world football.
In August 2019 the left midfielder signed a contract with Tottenham Hotspur that nets him a whopping salary of 3.5 Million Euro (3.2 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €17,351 (£15,714) per day and €723 (£655) per hour!
Born in London, England, he began his youth career with local side Fulham as a nine-year old. Showing promise way beyond his years, he started training with the first-team while still a teenager, and was handed his first-team debut in an EFL Cup game against Leyton Orient aged 16 years and 81 days. He made his EFL Championship debut on 16 August 2016, as Leeds United held The Cottagers to a 1-1 draw.
4 days later in a match against Cardiff City the youngster scored his first professional, thereby becoming the youngest player to score in a Championship match. He capped of his debut season with 30 appearances and 7 goals, and was included in the 2016/17 PFA Championship Team of the Year for his efforts.
The following season, the teenage sensation would go from strength-to-strength, featuring in all 46 of Fulham’s league fixtures, helping The Cottagers to a third-placed finish and eventual promotion via playoffs to the Premier League. He was rewarded for his brilliant individual performances, that included 15 goals and 6 assist in the league, with both EFL Championship ‘Player’ & ‘Young Player’ of the Season, as well as a place in the EFL Championship Team of the Season.
On 11 August 2018, he made his Premier League debut in a 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace. Fulham endured a difficult season, and was relegated after finishing second bottom in the league table. On 8 August 2019, the Englishman signed a five-year deal with Tottenham Hotspur to remain in the Premier League.
3. Rodrygo - Real Madrid
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The footballing world was sent into shock on 15 June 2018 when Real Madrid signed Rodrygo for an eye-watering €45 million from Santos. As per the contract, he will remain with the club until 2025.
Rodrygo was signed from Santos which loaned him to Serie A and now he has made 9 goals in 41 appearances for Santos.
International Career: The 20-year-old winger made his first appearance for the Brazil U-17s in the Montaigu Tournament, following his impressive performances for the Santos Reserve side. At this tournament, the Real Madrid winger managed to showcase his raw talent to the whole world.
To illustrate, Rodrygo scored on his debut for the side in a 2-1 loss to Denmark. He scored two more against the United States and Cameroon, taking his tally to three for the competition.
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The Brazilian international stands at 5 feet 9 inches, which is the average height for a tricky and pacy winger like him. In addition, the Real Madrid winger is only 20 years old, which tells us that he still has room for development in terms of his body.
To date, Rodrygo has played for several positions like right, left, and center forward. Additionally, he has also played as a right, left, and center attacking midfielder too. Apparently, he has showcased himself as a versatile player, however, he is more comfortable playing out from the left side of the attack.
2. Vinicius Junior - Real Madrid
Vinicius Jr Definitively will not be able to accompany to his selection of Brazil to the Olympic games of Tokyo. The Real Madrid has answered with a conclusive 'no' to the request of the Confederation of Brazil to summon to Vinicius of face to the prestigious Olympic appointment. Said application arrived the past week to the club merengue, that did not take in answering with a hard negative.
Another Real Madrid youngster is Vinicius Junior. He has become a regular starter for Real Madrid ever since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. He has scored 4 goals between his debut on 29 September 2018 and 7 February 2019 and is currently playing for Brazil’s U20 team.
€45 million (Real Madrid’s signing amount)
$ 2.5 -3.5 million
Who is Vinicius Junior?
Vinicius Jose Paixao de Oliveira Junior is known as Vinicius Junior is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid.
What is Vinicius Junior Famous for?
Vinicius Junior plays for Brazil National Team and Spanish club Real Madrid FC. He was also helping Brazil win the Under-17 South American Championship. Currently, he is playing in Real Madrid FC. He is best at the striker position.
Where did Vinicius Junior grow up?
Vinicius Junior was born on 12th July 2000 in Sao Goncalo, a city of Brazil. He holds Brazillian nationality. His birth sign is Cancer. His religion is Christian.
Who are Vinicius Junior's Family?
Vinicius Junior was born to a father Oliveira Sr. and a mother Paixao. There is no information about his siblings.
What is Vinicius Junior Doing Today?
Vinicius Junior is best at the striker player. Currently, he plays for Spanish club Real Madrid.
Is Vinicius Junior Married?
Vinicius Junior is still single yet. He is focusing his career rather than being in a relationship. There is no rumor about his relationship.
1. Jadon Sancho: Borussia Dortmund to Man United
Manchester United is delighted to announce it has reached agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of Jadon Sancho. United have paid Borussia Dortmund £72.9million for Sancho, 21, and the England international is due to complete his move after the European Championship 2020.
Jadon Sancho just recently got his wages bumped up for his stellar performances by the management at Borussia Dortmund. He has also been the key man for BVB since he joined them and has always been involved whenever BVB wins, be it through an assist or a goal.
As of 2021, Jadon has a net worth of $8 million accrued mainly through his activities as a professional footballer.
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Although he has only played one full professional season, he has quickly become one of the world’s best young players, which means more wage.
Likewise, just before starting this season, Sancho signed a new contract that will see him pocket a cool €6 million per year or €112,000 per week as his salary until the end of 2022.
However, in light of his outrageous form that has seen him score a total of 17 goals and 19 assists in just 35 games, Borussia Dortmund is willing to offer Jadon €10 million per year.
As of now, Jadon has only played for Borussia Dortmund as a professional. Likewise, he made his debut on October 21, 2017, against Eintracht Frankfurt.
After that, he played in a further 12 games scoring one goal.
Although he did not score many goals, his performances were so brilliant that he warranted a starting place in the Dortmund side the next season.
Subsequently, Jadon lifted his game with more playing time as he scored 13 goals in 41 appearances for the club.
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