Karim Benzema has been confirmed as a new Al-Ittihad player in Saudi Arabia, where he will earn a staggering annual salary on a two-year contract with an option for a third year.
After 14 memorable years with the Spanish giants, Benzema decided it was time to leave Real Madrid for Al-Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.
Benzema will be handed a three-year contract (two plus one) by Al Ittihad, worth 643 million dollars or 600 million euros.
According to journalist and transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, this means that Benzema will earn a full 214 million dollars or 200 million euros per year.
So with the commercial deals included, the Frenchman is said to earn almost €200 million per season, which would be broken down into millions of euros each month or week.
How much will Benzema earn?
With commercial deals included, Benzema will reportedly earn around €16,666,666 per month.
In addition to the month, the former Golden Ball winner will earn a full 4,166,666 euros per week or 595,238 euros per day.
Benzema will also have staggering profits per hour, as he will earn 24,802 euros; 413 euros per minute and 6.9 euros per second.