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Who Is The Richest Manager? 10 Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022

Managers in soccer are the unsung heroes behind every win. However, their efforts are rarely acknowledged. But in the present day, things are different. Football managers’ salaries have increased along with those of their players as a result of the influx of new money into the sport. Most notably those in charge of teams competing in the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup or the Champions League.

While it is true that managers of national teams don’t earn as much as those of clubs, some nonetheless make a comfortable living, especially at major tournaments like the FIFA World Cup. In this article, we’ll examine the top 10 highest-paid managers in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

10. Murat Yakın – Switzerland – $1.65 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Murat Yakın - Switzerland

Many of Murat Yakn’s followers would be surprised to see his name here. The Swiss national team’s strategy was taken over by the Swiss tactician in August 2021, following the 2020 European Championships. He was already well-respected and had enjoyed success with Swiss clubs like FC Basel before being called up to the national team. Yakin, who has been outstanding thus far, will try to earn his high salary at the 2022 World Cup.

9. Fernando Santos – Portugal – $2.25 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Fernando Santos - Portugal

The manager of the Portugal national team that won Euro 2016 is one of the most successful coaches in the history of the Portuguese national team. Because of him, the Portuguese squad has become one of the finest in the world, so his massive deal is justified. However, following a disappointing showing at Euro 2020, Santos is under intense scrutiny and will be eager to redeem himself at the World Cup.

8. Félix Sánchez Bas – Qatar – $2.45 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Félix Sánchez Bas - Qatar

Qatar has spent substantially in recent years to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In addition to funding facilities, they have also put a lot of money into the national team. One such instance is the selection of Félix Sánchez Bas for his new position. Bas has been a model player for Qatar, and his efforts were crucial to the country’s 2019 AFC Asia Cup victory.

7. Lionel Scaloni – Argentina – $2.65 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Lionel Scaloni - Argentina

Lionel Scaloni’s career has advanced significantly since he became a part of the Argentine national team. As Jorge Sampaoli’s assistant at the 2018 World Cup, he has now become one of the tournament’s favorites. Scaloni has done wonders for the Argentine team, and their performance at the 2021 Copa America was a prime illustration of their improved play.

6. Gerardo Martino – Mexico – $2.95 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Gerardo Martino - Mexico

One of the seasoned coaches at this World Cup is Gerardo Martino. Throughout his distinguished career, Martino has coached notable teams like FC Barcelona and Argentina. He joined the Mexican national squad in 2019, and he has excelled since then. He has a strong track record at the World Cup and will strive to guide Mexico to its best World Cup performance ever.

5. Louis van Gaal – Netherlands – $2.95 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Louis van Gaal - Netherlands

Louis van Gaal is one of the most successful Dutch coaches and is largely responsible for the country’s recent domination. As Dutch coach, Van Gaal has already led his country to a podium position at a World Cup. The Netherlands took third place in 2014. He may be the oldest coach in the tournament, but he plans to use his years of expertise to his advantage.

4. Tite – Brazil – $3.65 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Tite - Brazil

Brazil’s national squad has looked to Tite as their man in a time of crisis ever since their dismal departure from the 2014 World Cup. Under his leadership, Brazil’s prestige rose again, and now winning the World Cup is the last item on his to-do list. 2019 saw Tite lead Brazil to the Copa America crown, but he still has his sights set on lifting the World Cup.

3. Didier Deschamps – France – $3.85 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Didier Deschamps - France

In 2022, the World Cup-winning coach will earn the third-highest salary of any coach. Since taking charge, Deschamps has become a national icon for France. Pressure is mounting on him as the 2022 World Cup approaches, and the current player’s injury problem isn’t helping matters.

2. Gareth Southgate – England – $5.85 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022, Gareth Southgate - England

After England’s dismal performance at Euro 2016, Gareth Southgate was named head coach. Since then, he has guided the English national side to remarkable success; he needs a trophy to cement his place in history. Under Southgate’s guidance, they advanced to the World Cup semifinals in 2018 and won the Euro 2020 championship the following year.

1. Hans-Dieter Flick – Germany – $6.55 million

Highest-Paid Managers At World Cup 2022,Hans-Dieter Flick - Germany

At the 2022 World Cup, Hansi Flick will earn more than any other coach in the tournament. He left Bayern Munich in 2021, at the height of his career, to play for his country. Flick was master Joachim Löw’s assistant throughout the 2014 World Cup winning campaign. After recent heartbreak for German supporters, he’ll be trying to help his club achieve the same kind of success abroad that they’ve had at home.