Highest Paid Handball Players

Handball earning big money from last few years. International competition and club competition increase the funds for handball players. Mikkel Hansen leading highest paid handball players according sources in 2018 with basic salary of (€1.5 million).

Another sports news website claimed in 2019, Nikola Karabatić takes the lead in the list of highest paid players in handball with basic payscale upto (€2.5 million). Handball clubs such as PSG, Hamburg, Barcelona and Füchse Berlin paying higher wages to their players. No contract details ever share by the these clubs publicly.

In the above table you can see the handball annual basic salaries. The information taken from trusted sources. In France handball league highest paid player Mikel Hansen with (€120k) monthly wage and almost earn €2.5 million which include international competition match fees and endorsement.

L’equipe in 2016, released report of highest paid athletes in France sports according to which Hansen monthly wage is (€80,000). After back to back good performances in European Handball Championship and World Championship his new contract with PSG bring him in richest handball players.

  1. Name : Hans Lindberg

Country            : Denmark

Club                 :HSV Hamburg

Salary               : $12.21 million

Hans Lindberg is a Denmark born handball player is playing currently at German based handball club HSV Hamburg. He is a European Championship title winner 2 times, first was at Norway at 2008 and 2nd times it’s Siberia 2012. 2 times World Championship silver title winner for Denmark.

  1. Name :Mikkel Hansen

Country            : Denmark

Club                 :PSG Handball

Salary               : $12.1 million

Playing from PSG Handball club since 2012. He is the send most paid handball player. His was selected as IHF World Player of the Year at 2011 and Top Scorer of the World Championship at 2011. He is 3 times winner of Danish Championship last was at 2012 and 3 times Danish Cup winner as well.

  1. Name : Gasper Marguc

Country            :Slovenia

Club                 : KC Veszprem

Salary               :$12.1 million

  1. Name : Anders Eggert Magnussen

Country            : Denmark

Club                 :SG Flensburg-Handewitt.

Salary               :$12.1 million

Handball-Bundesliga team SG Flensburg-Handewitt paid Anders Eggert Magnussen$12.1 million per year. Which is the 4th most paid in the handball arena 2015.Anders Eggert is 2012 European Champion after winning Denmark at 2012 European Championship title.

  1. Name :DomagojDuvnjak

Country            : Croatia

Club                 :THW Kiel

Salary               :$12.1 million

This Croat Center Back is paid $12.1 million by Handball-Bundesliga team THW Kiel and its make him 5th most paid player in handball arina. He is 3 times Croatian league winner and all are comes consecutively at 2007, 08 and 09. Also World Championship All-Star Team at 2013

  1. Name : Michal Jurecki

Country            : Poland

Club                 :  Vive Targi Kielce

Salary               : $11.5 million

Michal Jurecki is the runner ups at world handball champion at 2007 from his national team Poland and following the next championship win Bronze medal. This Polish Left Back currently played for Polish Ekstraklasa team Vive Targi Kielce and plaid yearly $11.5 million.

  1. Name : Kiril Lazaro

Country            : Macedonia

Club                 : FC Barcelona

Salary               :$11.2 million

Last season EHF Champions League winner from FC Barcelona Kiril Lazaro is playing this Spanish handball club since 2013. This right back is paid by Barcelona is $11.2 million per year.Since 1999 he is also playing for his national team and played 160 games so far and achieved 1203 points in his national team career.

  1. Name :Naumce Mojsovski

Country            :Macedonia

Club                 :RK Metalurg Skopje

Salary               :$11million

Another Macedonian Center back have 108 matches for his national team and achieved 163 career points. Currently he have played at RK Metalurg Skopje since 2009. And this club paid him $11 million per year.

  1. Name : Renato Vugrinec

Country            : Slovenia

Club                 :Metalurg Skopje

Salary               : $10.7 million

Renato Vugrinec is a former Slovenian Right Back currently played from Macedonia national team since 2014. His current club is Metalurg Skopje and this team paid him 9th most salary in the handball arena, it is approx. $10.7 million

  1. Name : Filip Jicha

Country            : Czechoslovakia

Club                 : THW Kiel

Salary               : $10.3 million

Since 2007 Filip Jicha is playing from THW Kiel and this club paid him $10.3 million per year. He is the winner of IHF World Player of the Year – Men at 2010 and most valuable player in Handball in Europe on the same year campaign.