Overseas transfers for professional football in the world exceed 20,000 for the first time… ‘Corona Shock’ is over

According to the ‘2022 World Transfer Market Report’ released by the International Football Federation (FIFA) on the 27th (Korean time), the number of transfers of male professional players between countries last year was 20,209, exceeding 20,000 for the first time in history. 먹튀검증

This far surpassed the previous record of 18,082 in 2019.

The number of male professional player transfers sank to 17,188 in 2020 due to the influence of the Corona 19 pandemic, then rebounded to 18,104 in 2021, but still fell short of the 2019 figure.

Even looking at transfers with transfer fees alone, 2,843 cases were the highest ever. This is also a figure that surpassed the previous record of 2,688 cases in 2019 before the Corona 19 pandemic.

The total number of clubs that traded players by exchanging transfer fees was 4,770 last year, far exceeding the previous record of 4,538 in 2021.

However, it was found that the total transfer fee has not yet recovered to the 2019 level.

Clubs spent $6.5 billion on player transfers last year, far short of the all-time high of $7.35 billion in 2019. .

However, compared to 2021, when $4.86 billion (approximately 5.97 trillion won) came and went, it showed a clear rebound.

Emilio García Silvero, director of the FIFA Compliance Department, said, “The atmosphere in the transfer market, which had been shrinking for two years, has completely changed in 2022.”

It was found that the tendency of the ransom to be biased toward the star players of big clubs is still the same.

Of the 2,843 transfer cases in which transfer fees occurred, the 10 cases with the largest amount accounted for 12.5% ​​of the total transfer fee. In addition, the top 100 cases accounted for about half of the total transfer fee.

The country where clubs spent the most money on player deals was England, and the country where clubs earned the most money was France.

It was investigated that English clubs spent the most money (2.7 trillion won) on player transfers. It is the first time that the total transfer fee spent by clubs in one country has exceeded 2 billion dollars.

French clubs earned a total of $740 million (909 billion won) by selling players.

The country that sent the most players to other countries was Brazil, with 998 players transferred to foreign clubs.

The remarkable growth of the women’s soccer market continued in 2022.

Last year, there were 500 women’s clubs that transferred players, a 22% increase from 410 in 2021.

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