A Player of the Slovenian National Football Team Competes for Dynamo Kyiv
Benjamin Verbič will officially start to compete for FC Dynamo Kyiv. The transfer of the Slovenian player from the Danish Copenhagen to the Ukrainian team will provide him with the status of a footballer millionaire.
In the coming days, the player will sign a four-year contract with his new club. According to the terms of the contract, Benjamin Verbič will receive about 1 million euros per year. This will allow the 24-year-old flanker to enter the list of six Slovenian footballers with an annual income of over 1 million euros.
The list is headed by the goalkeeper of Madrid Atletico Jan Oblak with 4.4 million euros per year or 85 thousand euros per week. He is followed by Samir Handanović (goalkeeper, Inter Milan) with 2.6 million euros (50 thousand euros per week), Kevin Kampl (a midfielder from Leipzig) with 2.5 million euros and Josip Iličić (a midfielder of Atalanta from Bergamo) with 1.2 million euros.
The category of the national team players with an average annual income of more than 1 million euros also includes unofficially Miha Mevlja. This summer, he has transferred from Rostov to Zenit for 8 million euros.
Dynamo Kyiv is the 15-time champion of Ukraine and 13-time champion of the USSR. In the European arena, Dynamo has been in the shadow of the current champion of Ukraine, the Donetsk Shakhtar, for the last 10 years. In the current season, the Club has entered the 1/16 finals of the Europa League, where it will compete with the Athens AEK.