PSG: Mbappé overpaid? He lets out a scathing response

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PSG: Mbappé overpaid? He lets out a scathing response

Published on April 1, 2023 at 3:15 p.m.

This Thursday, the newspaper l’Équipe unveiled its annual report on the salaries of football players playing in the major European championships. Unsurprisingly, Kylian Mbappé topped this ranking, while the captain of the France team would receive €6 million gross monthly from PSG. An extraordinary sum, but which is easily justified according to some.

At only 24 years old, Kylian Mbappe already hit the jackpot. According to the sports daily The Team, the Parisian prodigy would receive 6M€ gross each month, an amount to which are added numerous bonuses. While Neymar receives €3.675 million, and Lionel Messi 3.375M€, the money earned by footballers continues to be debated. Are they overpaid? This question regularly leaves room for 2 very distinct camps…

“Football should not be demonized”

President of Varieties Club de France, Jacques Vendroux seems to be one of those who easily understand this financial phenomenon: “It may come as a surprise. But football should not be demonized. Yes, there is a lot of money. But Kylian Mbappé, he fills all the stadiums in the world! I am not surprised. Everything has increased in football! »he declares at the microphone ofEurope 1.

Big difference with women’s football

The revelation of the salaries of certain players also brought to light another aspect sometimes discussed. That of the huge difference in money received by male players, with that of female players. For example, the PSG star Marie-Antoinette Katoto receives “only” only €50,000 per month.



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