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Joel Matip net worth: How Much does the Defender Earns?

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Joel Matip is a professional footballer, who plays in the Premier League for Liverpool football club. The Cameroonian started his career in Germany’s prestigious club Schalke 04. And since then, he has come a long way. The big centre-half has established himself as an important part of Klopp’s system. Since leaving Schalke on a free transfer, he has made significant progress in his career. He won the Champions League and the Premier League. And naturally, his net worth also grew significantly. In this article, we will get to know everything about his salary, net worth, and career so far.

Early life and Football development:

Born in 1991, in Germany, Joel Matip represented Cameroon despite his German roots. His family was always enthusiastic about his development in the game. And that is why he started early. He began his career with SC Weitmar 45 before joining VfL Bochum in 1997. In their youth system, he developed his game significantly and Schalke scouted him three years later. He made his debut for Schalke in 2009, and almost two years later, he made his debut in the Champions League as well. Back in 2012, he renewed his contract till 2016 in the German club. And in 2016, Liverpool came knocking at the door, and he didn’t wait.

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Schalke’s Cameroonian defender Joel Matip celebrates after scoring the 1-0 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 v 1 FSV Mainz 05, in Gelsenkirchen, on September 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SASCHA SCHUERMANN
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Life in Merseyside:

Liverpool signed the German on a free transfer. The team was in the rebuilding phase. Jurgen Klopp rated him quite highly since his early days at the club. And it was established that he will be a  part of his team. The German started the Champions League final against Tottenham and put on a brilliant performance as well. His worth is quite high. And the reds are very content to keep him for a long time.

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Southampton’s English-born Albanian striker Armando Broja (L) fights for the ball with Liverpool’s German-born Cameroonian defender Joel Matip during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, southern England on May 17, 2022. – RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or ‘live’ services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or ‘live’ services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or ‘live’ services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images) The 4th Official uses images provided by the following image agency: Getty Images (https://www.gettyimages.de/) and Imago Images (https://www.imago-images.de/)

Net worth and Earnings:

According to Transfermarkt, the 32-year-old has a market value of €18 million. Which is relatively high for an ageing centre-back. He has a contract with Liverpool till 2023-24. He has a net worth of $16 million. His wages and endorsements add to that net worth quite generously. Annually he earns a base salary of £5,200,000 from Liverpool.

Joel Matip Net Worth: $18 million
Born: August 8, 1991
Country of Origin: Cameroon
Height: 1.95 m
Current Club: Liverpool F.C
Role-Playing: Defender
Market Value: €18.00m
Current Weekly Salary: £100,000
Source of Wealth: Football, Endorsements

 

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