Champions League 2018

Ronaldo vs Salah

Mohamed Salah, in the red of Liverpool, and Cristiano Ronaldo, in the white of Real Madrid, scored goals throughout the Champions League 2018 worthy of any champions.

CupoNation decided to check the performance of the main headline makers, Ronaldo and Salah, by comparing their earnings. From then, we could see who has been the most cost-effective player throughout the Champions League 2018.

 The statistics: Cost per goal

ABOUT THE STUDY

When two players from the same team had the same amount of for example assists or goals, the player with the least amount of playing time in the Champions League was considered the best of them, as he should be considered the most efficient. Player salaries are approximate and collected from sources outside of CupoNation. The mentioned salaries are only used as an entertaining way of comparing the players against each other, together with their Champions League statistics, and should not be used in any other way. CupoNation cannot guarantee the validity of the salaries. The final cost is rounded up or down to the closest 1000 euros. Only the tournament phase of the Champions League is considered valid. All currency converted on May 17th, 2018. All data sources last checked on May 22nd, 2018.

Sources: transfermarkt.com, uefa.com, sportsmaza.com/football/real-madrid-players-salaries, spotrac.com/epl/liverpool-f.c/payroll, goal.com/en/news/what-is-cristiano-ronaldos-net-worth-and-how-much-does-the/wpqwcm08p2o916g11efo6et6z