Real Madrid President Florentino Perez founded the Super League because the top clubs would otherwise go bankrupt.
Alaba's salary is therefore a frown.
Madrid - In April, news shook European football: Twelve of the continent's biggest clubs broke up with UEFA and the Champions League * in order to found their own league: the Super League. But it turned out differently than planned. After massive resistance * from the rest of Europe, including the majority of fans of the breakaway clubs, the Super League's plans collapsed after just a few days. The cancellation of the firmly planned FC Bayern Munich * as well as Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain undermined the plans.
Real Madrid President Florentino Perez, who is considered to be the mastermind behind the plans, founded the Super League with the financially extremely tense situation of Europe's top clubs.
has now published spicy contract details between David Alaba * and Real Madrid, as well as the consultants involved.
There is so much to say: The numbers don't put Perez's lamentations about Real Madrid's financially troubled situation in a good light.
Real Madrid pays a total of more than 100 million euros for Alaba
, among other things, the formulated Alabas employment contract. Accordingly, the Austrian should collect almost 20 million euros annually over the five-year contract period. And just the signature brought the 29-year-old hand money of almost 18 million euros. And with Real Madrid pledging to guarantee Alaba an annual net salary of around 10.5 million euros, costs could even rise - for example if the Spanish tax rate were to increase.
In the five years at Real Madrid *, Alaba would have a total of at least 115 million euros - and that doesn't even include the many bonuses that would be available in the case of titles.
However, if Alaba unilaterally terminates his contract, he would have to pay Real Madrid compensation in the amount of 850 million euros, writes
David Alaba now at Real Madrid: Even the agents are anything but empty
The transfer was negotiated by consultant Pinha "Pini" Zahavi *, whom Uli Hoeneß had described as a "greedy piranha" in the course of various negotiations. The notorious players' agent received a hand money of 5.2 million euros for the completed transfer from Real Madrid, according to the
. Alaba's parents, of whom his father also acts as an advisor to the soccer player, also benefit from the deal: their Vienna-based family company called “The Alabas GmbH” will receive 6.3 million euros from Real Madrid.
With payments like this, it is not really surprising that the financial situation around Real Madrid is dire. Rather, the statements by Perez, who blamed the financial difficulties purely on the corona situation, are irritating. So Real Madrid spends well over 100 million euros on a player, while the income from the Champions League is not even certain: UEFA is currently in court hearings to get Los Blancos to be excluded from the continental competition. One might think that the loss of income due to the corona pandemic will quickly become a much smaller problem. For Perez this is probably not the case.
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