Real Madrid wages: How much does each player earn?
Real Madrid are one of the biggest and most successful clubs in the history of football, while most of their fans would argue that nobody tops them.
They have won the European Cup more times than any other club in history, and they've also enjoyed plenty of dominance over La Liga in several different periods as well.
In recent times, Real Madrid have adopted a Galactico policy under president Florentino Perez, which involves attempting to sign the very best players in European football, no matter the price, and no matter if they'd suit the club or not.
In his first stint at the club this transfer policy included the likes of Ronaldo Nazario and Zinedine Zidane, while Cristiano Ronaldo led the second revolution after Perez returned for a second spell as president.
This policy not only means big transfer fees but massive wages being paid to players also. The first stint of the Galactico era didn't go as planned, but the second certainly did with Los Blancos winning three Champions League trophies in a row under Zidane's management. The current squad also added another Champions League and La Liga title under the returning coach Carlo Ancelotti.
Here is what every Real Madrid player earns in the Spanish capital.
How much does every Real Madrid player earn?
|Gareth Bale||32||€37m (£32m)||2022|
|Eden Hazard||31||€26m (£22m)||2024|
|David Alaba||29||€16.5m (£14m)||2026|
|Thibaut Courtois||30||€15m (£13m)||2026|
|Toni Kroos||32||€14m (£12m)||2023|
|Luka Modric||36||€14m (£12m)||2023|
|Karim Benzema||34||€10.6m (£9m)||2023|
|Luka Jovic||24||€10m (£8.6m)||2025|
|Ferland Mendy||27||€10m (£8.6m)||2025|
|Lucas Vazquez||30||€9m (£7.6m)||2024|
|Antonio Rudiger||29||€9m (£7.6m)||2026|
|Eder Militao||24||€9m (£7.6m)||2025|
|Mariano Diaz||28||€8.5m (£7.2m)||2023|
|Marco Asensio||26||€8.4m (£7.1m)||2023|
|Dani Carvajal||30||€8.4m (£7.1m)||2025|
|Eduardo Camavinga||19||€7.2m (£6.1m)||2027|
|Vinicius Jr||21||€3.5m (£3m)||2024|
|Federico Valverde||23||€3.2m (£2.7m)||2027|
|Dani Ceballos||25||€3.2m (£2.7m)||2023|
|Jesus Vallejo||25||€2m (£1.7m)||2025|
|Andriy Lunin||23||€398k (£338k)||2024|
Unfortunately for Real Madrid, their two highest paid players are a duo that don't actually feature much for the team at the moment.
Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard take home a combined €63m per season for playing for Real Madrid, but, under Carlo Ancelotti, they have managed very few La Liga starts between them over the past few seasons.
Bale's contract is set to expire, though, so he will depart, while Hazard is set to stay and fight for his place.
While those two have struggled for minutes, Los Blancos' talisman over the past few seasons has undoubtedly been Karim Benzema. However, the Frenchman is remarkably only the eighth-highest paid player in the squad, taking home a reported €10.6m (£9m) per year.
David Alaba only signed for the club in the summer of 2021, but it is clear Real Madrid landed him from Bayern Munich on a free transfer with the promise of a bumper wage as only Bale and Hazard earn more than him.
Thibaut Courtois signed a new contract last August which saw him earn a pay rise, putting him among the top earners.
Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, and Marcelo are still among the highest earners, too, but Marcelo sees his contract run out in 2022. Modric has penned a new year deal, while Marcelo has announced his exit along with Isco.
Vinicius Junior has been sensational this season, but he's still yet to sign a new deal since joining the club, so he is the fifth-lowest earner in the squad.
New signing Antonio Rudiger will earn €9m per year in Madrid.