6. Zinedine Zidane – €12 million
Known as ‘Zizou’ by his fans, Zinedine Zidane has shot to the limelight by famously guiding Real Madrid, a club he once played for to the Champions League triumph and an eleventh European Cup crown in 2016.
Although, he left Real Madrid, the world cup winner is now back after Santiago Solari was fired. The Real Madrid boss is also among the highest paid coach in the world and he would reportedly takes home €12 million every year for three years.
Just like Benitez, Fabio Cannavaro is also a football coach in the Chinese League. His club Guangzhou Evergrande pays him £192, 308 per week or €12 million per year. The former Real Madrid player earns higher than coaches in Barcelona, PSG, Juventus and even Liverpool.