Marcelo Bielsa is the highest paid coach in the Copa América, how much does he earn?

Marcelo Bielsa is the highest paid coach in the Copa América, how much does he earn?
Marcelo Bielsa is the highest paid coach in the Copa América, how much does he earn?

The technical director of the Uruguay National Team is the highest paid, surpassing the world champion, Lionel Scaloni.

The Argentine technical director, Marceo Bielsa, who directs the Uruguay national teamit is the best payment among the 16 countries that play the America Cupbetween the South American teams and those that were invited to North America and the Caribbean.

The celeste debuts this Sunday at 10 p.m. in the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami in view of Panama for him group C, which also forms the host of the continental competition, USA.

One of the most curious facts is that Marcelo “El Loco” Bielsa surpasses the world champion coach and the previous one America Cup in 2021, Lionel Scaloni who directs the Argentine national team, and it is very far from the top positions in the ranking.

According to the specialized site Finance Football, where the annual salaries of all the coaches that make up the team were revealed America Cup, Marcelo Bielsa occupies first place. The numbers looked like this:

  1. Marcelo Bielsa (Uruguay) – 4 million dollars.
  2. Dorival Junior (Brazil) – 3.9 million dollars
  3. Ricardo Gareca (Chile) – 3.7 million dollars.
  4. Daniel Garnero (Paraguay) – 3 million dollars.
  5. Fernando Batista (Venezuela) – 3 million dollars.
  6. Lionel Scaloni (Argentina) – 2.6 million dollars.
  7. Nestor Lorenzo (Colombia) – 2.4 million dollars.
  8. Felix Sanchez Bas (Ecuador) – 2.4 million dollars.
  9. Gregg Berhalter (United States) – 2.2 dollars.
  10. Jorge Fossati (Peru) – 2 million dollars.
  11. Jaime Lozano (Mexico) – 1.8 million dollars.
  12. Antonio Carloz Zago (Bolivia) – 1.1 million dollars.
  13. Thomas Cristhiansen (Panama) – 840 thousand dollars.
  14. Heimir Hallgrimsson (Jamaica) – 800 thousand dollars.
  15. Gustavo Alfaro (Costa Rica) – 750 thousand dollars.
  16. Mauro Biello (Canada) – 500 thousand dollars.

The light blue is the fifth most valuable in the Copa América

Although the Uruguayan National Team She is the most successful of the contest along with Argentina and the one with the most participations is the fifth most valuable among those that will participate in the tournament, according to data from Transfermarkt, with a market value of 254 million euros. Thus, it is surpassed by Brazil (1,260 million), Argentina (856.2 million), USA (347.3 million) and Colombia (287.3 million).

Thus, when evaluating the market values ​​of each player on the squad, which includes some of those who were champions in the U-20 World Cup, the platform calculated an interesting figure.


  • Sergio Rochet (Inter from Brazil) – 3.50 million euros
  • Santiago Mele (Colombia Junior) – 2 million euros
  • Franco Israel (Sporting de Portugal) – 3.50 million euros


  • Ronald Araujo (Barcelona of Spain) – 70 million euros
  • José María Giménez (Atletico de Madrid) – 22 million euros
  • Sebastian Caceres (Mexico America – 7 million euros
  • Nicolas Marichal (Dynamo Moscow) – 3.5 million euros
  • Mathias Olivera (Napoli of Italy) – 15 million euros
  • Lucas Olaza (Krasnodar of Russia) – 3 million euros
  • Matias Viña (Brazil’s Flamengo) – 8 million euros
  • Guillermo Varela (Flamengo) – 1.7 million euros


  • Nahitan Nandez (Al-Qadisyah of Saudi Arabia) – 5 million euros
  • Manuel Ugarte (PSG of France) – 45 million euros
  • Rodrigo Bentancur (Tottenham of England) – 35 million euros
  • Federico Valverde (Real Madrid of Spain) – 120 million euros
  • Emiliano Martínez (Denmark’s Midtjylland) – 4 million euros
  • Nicolas de la Cruz (Flamengo) – 14 million euros
  • Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Flamengo) – 15 million euros


  • Agustín Canobbio (Atlético Paranaense from Brazil) – 5 million euros
  • Brian Rodriguez (America) – 5 million euros
  • Brian Ocampo (Cádiz, Spain) – 900,000 euros
  • Facundo Pellistri (Granada of Spain) – 8 million euros
  • Maximiliano Araújo (Toluca, Mexico) – 7.5 million euros
  • Cristian Olivera (Los Angeles FC of the United States) – 4 million euros
  • Darwin Nunez (Liverpool of England) – 70 million euros
  • Luis Suarez (Inter Miami of the United States) – 4 million euros

Source: Ambito

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