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Football Agents Made $888m From Transfers In 2023

Vyom Chaud
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Player transfers have become an integral part of modern professional football. The ever-increasing transfer valuations of players in the sport have also greatly benefitted football agents. According to the latest numbers presented by SafeBettingSites.com, football agents made a whopping $888.1m for their services in 2023.

Agents’ fees up by a massive 42.5% in 2023

In modern football, it’s not only players that are raking in millions. The ever-increasing significance of player transfers has made football agents some of the most important professionals working in the game, and according to the latest FIFA data, football/player agents made a whopping $888.1m from football transfers during 2023. 

In 2023, agents made only $623.2m as fees for their services to football clubs in facilitating transfers. Thus, the collective agent fees increased by a massive 42.5% (or simply $264.9m) annually last year. 2022 witnessed a resurgence in the transfer market following a lull caused in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, and that trend continued last year.

The football transfer market witnessed continuous growth in terms of transfer fees up until 2019 when COVID hit. Similarly, agents saw their incomes rise continuously up until 2019, when they raked up $654.7m as their service fees. Following the COVID lull, in 2022, agents saw their income almost match the 2019 levels. However, the growth in income in 2023 was even more extraordinary as football agents saw their cumulative income almost touch the billion mark. 

If the current trend in the football transfer market continues, one can expect agents’ fees to cross the billion-dollar mark in 2024 easily.

72.8% of agents fees paid by buying clubs

When we look at the distribution of agent fees between buying and selling clubs, we see that most of the agent fees was paid by buying clubs last year. Buying clubs paid a total of $646.5m to agents for their help in facilitating acquisitions of players in 2023. This figure makes up 72.8% of the total amount of $888.1m.

Selling clubs also had to pay $241.5m to agents in 2023, making up 27.2% of the total amount. 

Vyom Chaudhary, an editor at SafeBettingSites.com, commented: “Recent years have seen transfer fees in football reach astronomical levels. It’s no surprise that football agents are also repeating the benefits of these crazy transfer fees. It’s rather eye-opening that agents would be making more than a billion dollars from transfers in 2024.”

Vyom Chaud
Vyom Chaud

Vyom Chaud left his IT job to follow his love for soccer. He has been writing about the beautiful game for the last 6 years contributing articles to The Daily Mail, Vocal, Fan Sided and many other publications. He can spin stories with numbers and thinks data is beautiful. An avid Arsenal fan, he spends most of his time dissecting the nuances of the game. He has played football, cricket and badminton at an amateur level.

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