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Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020

Have you ever wondered who the highest paid Bundesliga players are? Join us to know their names and weekly incomes.

Before buying any players, normally, the world's football clubs think of ways to make a profit out of the new possible members. The big football players benefit their clubs in different ways so that their club can pay their high salaries. The great teams in the Bundesliga also follow this rule.

The German Bundesliga, as one of the most beloved leagues in the football world, is one of the most prestigious leagues as well. A league with many great players, high wages, and luxury lives.

Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020

are in fact, from only two of the Bundesliga clubs,

Bayern Munich


Borussia Dortmund


Highest paid Bundesliga players in 2020

All the players on this list of Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020 are the stars of their teams and they have played a key role in the success of their clubs.

Let's look at the list of the highest paid players in Bundesliga in 2020.

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)

Robert Lewandowski is Bundesliga highest paid player in 2020. The 32-year-old striker was one of Bayern Munich's key players in last season, with netted 34 times in the Bundesliga, six in the DFB Pokal, and 15 in the Champions League, helping the team won all three competitions.

Robert Lewandowski was born in Warsaw, and he was very interested in football since he was a child. From the age of nine, he gradually and professionally entered youth clubs, with the help of his father.

From 1997 to 2006, he played for youth clubs, where he was able to prove himself well.

He left Legia in 2006 for

Znicz Pruszkow

. In his first season at Znicz, he became the top scorer in the Polish Ligue 2 with 15 goals.

In the 2008-2009 season, Lewandowski moved to Borussia Dortmund, and a year later, he joined Bayern Munich on a five-year contract.

The highest-paid Bundesliga player in 2020 makes around €308,000 per week.

The Polish striker had scored in all of Bayern Munich's first 11 games in the Bundesliga last year. In last season, he is a first player that scored in 11 straight games in Bundesliga history, in every Bundesliga game, and every Champions League game.

It is not surprising that such a player with such a speed of scoring, 16 goals after 11 games in both the Champions League and the Bundesliga, becomes the highest-paid player in the Bundesliga.

The Polish boy is the first non-German player to score more than 31 goals in a season.

Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

Manuel Neuer the captain of Bayern Munich, is one of the

Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020

. Neuer, is without a doubt one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of German football, and perhaps the world.

The football lovers described him as a "Super Keeper" due to his high speed at times when the team needs to score with helping the attacking line. The good features of Neuer include fast reflexes, good control, and distribution of the ball, as well as a high ability to manage the defense line and penalty area.

For four consecutive years, from 2013 to 2016, Manuel Neuer was named the best goalkeeper of the year.

Manuel Neuer is considered as one of the best and worthiest goalkeepers of all time in football. He won the World Cup with the German national team in 2004 and won the Golden Glove on that competition. Neuer was also named Athlete of the Year on that year.

Such a worthy goalkeeper should also be one of the most lucrative players in the Bundesliga.

The 34-year-old goalkeeper, who had a key role in Bayern Munich's second treble, taking home around €290,080 per week.

Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)

Thomas Muller is one of the

Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020

. The 30-year-old striker makes around €288,960 per week. 

In 2008, Thomas Müller played his first game for Bayern Munich, and under coach Louis van Gaal, he made his debut for Bayern Munich's first team, winning the Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal.

He has played 85 national games and has scored 37 goals for the German national football team. The striker won the Golden Shoe at the 2010

World Cup

and was also named the Young Player of the Cup. He won the 2014 World Cup with Germany and was named the second top scorer of the Cup. But in 2019, he was left out of the German national team by Joachim Low.

last season Thomas Muller had one of his best seasons as a Bayern Munich player with scoring 8 goals and 20 assists, and among Europe's top five leagues, he is the first player to reach 20 assists in a season. The second captain of Bayern Munich is one of the Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020.

Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich)

Lucas Hernandez French player of Bundesliga is one of the Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020.

The 24-year-old player joined the

Atletico Madrid

youth team in 2007 and played well in the team until 2019. On 27 March 2019, Atletico Madrid announced that Lucas would leave the team next summer.

Atletico Madrid wanted to extend Hernandez's contract, but the Frenchman chose to leave Atletico to join Bayern Munich.

In 2019, Hernandez joined Bayern Munich with a contract worth €80 million, and according to the German club, they have bought their most expensive player.

The 24-year-old started his first Bundesliga appearance with an injury.

The defender is one of the

highest paid football players in Bundesliga in 2020

, taking home about €252,000 per week.

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Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich)

Thiago Alcantara is an Italian-born football player with Spanish nationality. His father is a former Brazilian national football player. Thiago is currently playing as a midfielder for Bayern Munich and is one of the Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020.

He started his career in the 2009-2010 season at


Club. His style of play attracted the attention of Guardiola, and he was able to play more for Barca.

Thiago Alcantara was offered a move to Manchester United in 2011, but turned it down and extended his contract with Barca. He scored two goals in the 2011 Audi Cup final when Barcelona played against Bayern Munich, which ended in a 2-0 victory for Barca, with the Spanish team winning.

Thiago Alcantara joined Bayern Munich in the summer of 2013 when Pep Guardiola took over at the Bavarian.

The 29-year-old midfielder has netted 17 times in 150 games for Bayern Munich. Thiago is one of the Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020 and makes around €259,600 per week.

Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich)

Jerome Boateng is a German player who is one of the highest paid football players in the Bundesliga in 2020.

He is one of the best defenders in the world, and in the Bayern Munich team, which has played more than 300 games for this team.

He has strengthened the defensive line of Bayern Munich, with his physical strength.

The powerful defender was born to a Ghanaian father and a German mother. Unlike his brother, who plays for the Ghana national team, he plays for the German national team.

In 1994, he started his football at the age of six with the youth team of Tennis Borussia Berlin.

In 2002, he joined the youth team of

Hertha BSC

, and then in 2007, he moved to

Hamburger SV

with a contract worth around €1.1 million.

The 32-year-old center-back, after Hertha BSC, moved to

Manchester City

and helped the England team to win the FA Cup in 2011.

In the 2011-2012 season, he left Manchester City and moved to Bayern Munich, and He has been one of the key players in the German team ever since.

The defender makes around €209,600 per week, making him one of the highest paid football players in Bundesliga in 2020.

Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund)

One of the Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020 is Borussia Dortmund's attacking midfielder.

The German player spent his childhood in the Borussia Dortmund team.

In 2009 he moved

Borussia Monchengladbach

, and in 2012 season, he spent a successful season, scoring 18 goals and having 8 assists. he helped Borussia Monchengladbach reached the next season's UEFA Champions League, with the help of a German boy.

In 2012, Reus moved to Borussia Dortmund with a five-year contract for a €17.1 million. Reus won the DFL-Supercup with Dortmund in 2013, 2014, and 2019, and helped the team to reach the UEFA Champions League Final in 2013, and in 2017, won the German DFB-Pokal.

In 2019, he was named the Footballer of the Year in Germany, but his 21 goals also failed to help his team to win the Bundesliga title, and Lewandowski's agent throw shade at Royce's selection as German Footballer of the Year because Dortmund was not champion.

The 31-year-old attacking midfielder has netted over 100 times for Borussia Dortmund.

It is not surprising that one of the best players of Borussia Dortmund and the German national team takes home €210,000 per week, making him one of the

highest paid Bundesliga players in 2020. 

Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund)

The eighth highest-paid Bundesliga player comes from Borussia Dortmund. His strong physiques and powerful tackling are known to everyone.

His father, Hermann Hummels, is a veteran footballer, and his mother, Ulla Holthoff, is a sports journalist and the first female soccer expert in Germany and also was a water polo player.

When Mats Hummels was six years old joined Bayern Munich's youth academy. In 2008, he joined Borussia Dortmund on loan, and in 2009, signed a contract for €4 million. His brilliant performances in this team made him known as one of the best defenders in the Bundesliga and Europe.

He was called up to the German Under-21 national team, in 2009 and he played his official debut for the German national team in 2010.

In 2016 with a five-year-old contract, he moved to Bayern Munich and after spending 3 seasons in The Bavarians, he re-joined his former team Borussia Dortmund with a contract worth €37 million.

Mats Hummels' high skills helped Borussia Dortmund finish last season in second place behind Bayern Munich.

The 31-year-old takes home €190,000 per week, making him one of the

highest paid players in Bundesliga in 2020.

Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund)

One of the Borussia Dortmund's great player, Axel Witsel, is one of the highest paid players in Bundesliga in 2020.

In his first season as a professional player, Witsel won the Belgian League in the 2007/08 season, winning the Belgian Golden Shoe for his efforts. In the same year, he scored a penalty kick in the Champions League play-off. In 2012 Witsel moved to

Zenit Saint Petersburg

on a five-year deal for €40 million. He helped the Russia team to won Russian Football Premier League in 2014–15 season, Russian Cup in 2015–16, and Russian Super Cup in 2015.

After playing well in Russia, he joined the Chinese Super League, and after a year went to Borussia Dortmund, with a 4-year deal.

Last season, the 31-year-old defensive midfielder netted four times in 28 games.

He is one of the

highest paid players in the Bundesliga in 2020

and makes €155,000 per week.

Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich)

Kingsley Coman, a French football player, is one of the

highest paid players in Bundesliga in 2020

. Coman's dribbling ability is known to football lovers.

He grew up at the

Paris Saint-Germain

football school. In 2002, when he was 6 years old, he started his football. He signed a five-year contract with Juventus in 2014, and in his first season, he won the Serie A and Coppa Italia.

In 2015, he joined Bayern Munich on loan and won two trophies in his first season. The 24-year-old winger won five Bundesliga titles with the Bavarians and was one of the key players of the German team in last season.

The French boy who is one of the Bundesliga highest paid players in 2020, taking home around €153,400 per week.

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