How much do football players earn in Ukraine
Interesting statistics have been released in the football communities, telling about the salaries of the players who play in the Ukrainian Premier League. Compared to previous years, payouts have become much smaller in some places, however, these changes have not become systemic, which has allowed some players to even increase their stakes compared to 2015.
Yes, the highest salary among Premier League players is still received by Andrey Yarmolenko. This year, he received $ 5 million, up 500,000 from last season.
Croatian midfielder and Shakhtar captain Dario Srna once again ranked second in the ranking - his stakes this year are $ 4.5 million. Completing the top three is another player in the Donetsk team - Bernard. His salary is up to 4 million a year.
With an annual salary of 2.2 million, they share the fourth and fifth positions of Yaroslav Rakitsky and Marlos, behind which Yevgeny Khacheridi has settled, receiving $ 2 million for the season.
Completing the top ten are Fred, Eduardo and goalkeeper of the Pitmen and national team of Ukraine Andriy Pyatov. For the year, all three players receive $ 1.6 million for the game at Shakhtar Donetsk.
It should be noted that four players from this year's list in 2015 were included in the ranking of the highest paid athletes of Ukraine, performing both within the country and abroad. These are Yarmolenko, Khacheridi, Rakitsky and Pyatov.
But the number of speakers this year has dropped significantly. Oleg Gusev and Denis Garmash were eliminated from the ranking, so now the list consists of two players of the capital club and eight Shakhtar Donetsk athletes.