In January 2016 the striker signed a contract with Southampton that nets him a whopping salary of 4 Million Euro (3.5 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €19,829 (£17,502) per day and €826 (£729) per hour!
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This means the average man needs to work for at least 9.8 years to earn the same as Charlie earns in only 1 month.
The salary of the English striker compared to his Southampton teammates
The Englishman has been around for a long time paying his dues in non-league football before getting his break with Swindon Town of EFL Two, he'd later play in the EFL Championship for Burnley and finally get his opportunity in the Premier League with QPR and Southampton, he has conjured up a net worth of €26 million (£23 million) during his time in English football. The striker has a market value of €10 million (£8.8 million).
The striker playing in the pool with his kid (who doesn't seem to be wholly enjoying the ordeal), he has had extensive ink drawings done on his left sleeve.
Family - Get to know them
Daughter - Avabella
Winter is here! Avabella and her younger brother playing in the snow.
Austin Car - What does he drive?
The striker and his wife photographed as they make their way from their stylish ride sitting in the background.
House - Where does he live?
Location: Winchester, England
The Englishman enjoying a day at home with his lovely pet dog.
Born in Hungerford, Berkshire, England, he began his youth career with professional football club Reading in 2005 before being released at 15 for being too small. He subsequently dropped down to non-league football to keep his aspirations alive, playing for the likes of Kintbury Rangers and Hungerford Town before switching to semi-professional football team Poole Town while also working as a bricklayer. His big break came when Swindon Town's chief scout caught him playing for Poole Town in a match where he scored four goals, the striker was consequently given a trial with the EFL Two outfits where upon he scored a hat-trick in a reserve game against Swansea City, he was offered a contract immediately afterwards. His two seasons with The Robins yielded 37 goals in 63 appearances prompting EFL Championship club Burnley to secure his services on January 2011. In his first full season with The Clarets the Englishman made 41 EFL Championship appearances scoring 16 goals to finish the clubs top scorer; the striker would prove to be even more lethal in his second season scoring 25 times in 37 EFL Championship games. Prior to the start of the 2013/14 season he signed with West London side Queens Park Rangers, the striker scored 17 goals in his debut season to help the club win promotion to the Premier League via playoffs. The 2014/15 season would see the Englishman grace Premier League football for the first time, he scored 18 goals in 35 games including a hat-trick in a 3-2 win over West Bromwich Albion, finishing the season as the fourth top scorer in the Premier League but was unable prevent his side from being relegated. On January 2016 the striker signed for Premier League club Southampton for a fee of £4 million on a four-and-a-half-year deal, making his debut as a substitute to score the late winner against Manchester United, since then the the striker has scored 20 goals in 81 appearances for The Saints.
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