Roy Hodgson is the highest paid manager out of the 24 managers of the nations that have qualified for Euro 2016, with the England manager getting paid €5million a year by the Football Association.
Managers of more successful national teams such as Joachim Low of Germany and Vicente del Bosque of Spain are only the fourth and fifth best-paid managers in the tournament, respectively.
Surprisingly, Turkey’s Fatih Terim is earning the third highest salary. Terim was capped 51 times as a player for Turkey and has been in charge of the national team since 2013.
Italy’s Antonio Conte, who is widely tipped to take the job with Chelsea, is the second highest paid manager at the tournament. Still, a move to Chelsea would see Conte handed a significant pay raise.
Also of note, Russia’s manager, Leonid Slutsky, is managing the national team for free. He also manages Russia’s most well-known club team, CSKA Moscow, which has a number of players on the national team. The Russian FA parted ways with Fabio Capello, who was earning €7million a year, in July. It’s reported that the Italian earned a $35 million compensation package to step down from the team.
The entire list can be seen below. It’s interesting stuff.
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