Raphael Xavier Varane is a professional footballer who is commonly known as Raphael Varane. Varane plays for the French national team and Real Madrid. Varane is a very popular player among fans. Varane plays as a center back. He is considered as one of the best defenders of his generation.
Varane is known for his aerial ability, defensive work rate and passing. Varane has been playing for Real Madrid for a very long time. He helped the club to win many crucial matches over time. He won many major trophies with the club such as Champions League, La Liga and FIFA Club World Cup etc.
Varane is a very crucial player for the French national team also. He was a part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup winning squad. In that tournament Varane played every game and helped the team with his performance. Varane also played in other major tournaments for French national team too.
Varane is a very popular footballer and his popularity helped him to gain a huge amount of wealth too. In 2021, it is estimated that Varane’s net worth is approximately USD 87.5 million.
In the year 2010, Varane started his senior professional career with Lens a French football club. He was there for only one season. Lens paid him USD 130K for that season.
Varane joined Real Madrid after leaving Lens in 2011 and playing with the club ever since then. In his early days Varane received USD 1.9 million from the club for each season. This payment continued till 2014.
Varane signed a new contract with the club in 2015. According to that deal he received USD 4.8 million for each season till 2016. Real Madrid signed a new contract with Varane in 2017 according to which he got USD 5.9 million for that year as salary.
Varane got a huge raise in his salary in 2018. He penned a new deal with the club and started getting USD 12.3 million annually. This contract was active till 2020. In mid-2020 Varane signed a new contract and he started receiving a salary of USD 15 million annually.