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The £20m fortune of England coach Gareth Southgate: the richest manager in Europe qualifiers

England manager Gareth Southgate is the richest manager managing a national team currently playing in the World Cup qualifier UEFA edition.  

Gareth Southgate
Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate is a former footballer and the current manager of the England national team, the Three Lions. He was appointed as manager in 2016 after Sam Allardyce quit after one game. He was the U21 manager at that time and promoted into the senior role.

Southgate as a footballer played for three clubs in the Premier League; Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough in a career that lasted for 18 years until he retired in 2006 when he retired at Middlesbrough and was immediately appointed the club's mangerbut was dismissed in 2009.

He is the fifth England manager to have spent five years in charge after Walter Winterbottom, Sven Goran Eriksson and others. He is one of the first to have reach major tournament semifinals, reaching the semifinal of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the final of the 2020 European championship.

He is the richest manager of an European team with a net worth of £20m accumulated from salaries as a footballer and manager having being in football for about 30 years. France manager Didier Deschamps is the highest paid with £4m with Southgate closely behind on £3.7m.

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