Football is one of the most iconic and phenomenal sports that is well known throughout the world. There are many reasons why football is so popular. One of them is passion and pride. Most countries have their football team, and every time they participate in global football competitions, you can see the passion each team has to bring honour to their country.
The whole stadium will be packed with supportive fans from different places, cheering their team and hoping for the win. With that being said, it is obvious enough to think that these football players and managers earn a lot of money whenever they participate in global competitions. Teams like Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich have a net worth of 600-700 million euros.
Top football athletes earn a lot of money from playing football, such as Christiano Ronaldo with over 450 million euros and Lionel Messi that has 400 million euros. But only a few die-hard fans know the best football managers in the football community. I mean, do you recognize Carlo Ancolotti, Jürgen Klopp, and Fabio Cannavaro? Well, if you don’t, they are some of the highest-paid football managers in the world.
These managers have an average net worth of 10 – 12 million euros. These guys don’t even reach the top 5 yet. If you want to know who is the highest-paid football manager, you might as well continue reading.
The highest-paid football manager in the league is Pep Guardiola. His full name is Joseph Guardiola Dala, and he was born in Santpedor, Spain. He was a former athlete before becoming a professional football manager of the Premier League club Manchester City.
Guardiola was a midfielder back in his athlete days, and he usually played as a reliable playmaker. His team trusted him, and his role was always to create plays to bring his team to victory. He spent most of his career with Barcelona together with Johan Cruff’s Dream Team. They won all kinds of competitions, but the most known achievement that they received was when they won the club’s first European Cup back in 1992. After that, they won four consecutive Spanish league titles from 1991 to 1994.
Pep Guardiola also has the record for the most consecutive wins in the La Liga, Bundesliga, and the Premier League. He wasn’t the highest-paid manager in the world before he signed a bumper new deal with his club. He still owns the title even though he hasn’t won the Champions League with the Sky Blues yet, but rest assured that he will perform nicely and handle his team because of his achievements and works at the Etihad.
Now, holding the title of the highest-paid football manager and the most excellent Premier League manager in the world, Pep Guardiola is still improving, and his other competitors are still far from reaching him in his prime.
There you have it, the highest-paid football manager of all time which is still in his prime is no other than Pep Guardiola.