Everyone knows that football players are stinking rich.. but just HOW rich are they compared to your average Joe?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) claims that the median income for a full-time wage or salary worker on a weekly basis was $900. For a 40-hour work week, this translates to a yearly income of approximately $46,800. When seasonal adjustments such as holidays, severe weather, and other factors are taken into account by the BLS, the median US weekly earnings come to $897, or about $46,644 per year [1].

Plugging this salary into the current MUFC football salary calculator at gives an interesting stats breakdown for each player on the team. How long it takes them to earn YOUR salary, how much they make per hour/minute/second.

David de Gea earns:

How much does Manchester united David de Gea earn?

  • ⚽ The average US Salary ($46,644) in 17 hours, 36 minutes.
  • ⚽ The average UK Salary (£35,058) in 16 hours, 11 minutes.
  • ⚽ $63.6K Per Day
  • ⚽ $2.7K Per Hour
  • ⚽ $44.20 Per Minute
  • ⚽ $0.74 Per Second

This makes de Gea the World’s highest paid goalie!


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