Top 10 Highest Paid Football Players in The World
Top 10 Highest Paid Football Players in The World

Football is most followed sports in the world. Almost country follow and take part in this game. This makes football one of the most lucarative game as well. Often news publishes about football players fee, transfer amount and their earning, which is always a large chunk of money. Here we are listing top 10 highest paid football players in the world. In our list those players are included who are getting highest salary on annual basis.

Top 10 Highest Paid Football Players in The World
Top 10 Highest Paid Football Players in The World
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List of Top 10 Highest Paid Football Players in The World

1. Christiano Ronaldo

Salary – US$26 Million

Club – Real Madrid

Country – Portugal

Christiano Ronaldo is known as one of the best footballer of his generation. He is highest paid football player in the world. After playing 6 season for Manchester United, he joined Real Madrid in 2009 where he will play until the end of 2018 season. Apart from his salary he also earn a lot from endorsement. This makes him world’s second richest athlete.

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2. Radamel falcao

Salary – US$ 26 Million

Club – Manchester United

Country – Colombia

Radamel falcao is often considered as one of the best strikers in the world. He recntly transfered to Manchester United from Monaco on loan. At Man U he will be paid a wage of US$ 26 Million for one year which took him on second position in the list of top 10 highest paid football players in the world.

3. Gareth Bale

Salary – US$ 24 Million

Club – Real Madrid

Country – Wales

Another Real Madrid player in the list of top 10 highest paid football players in the world. He started his career as Left back but later became a good offensive player and played as winger. He joined Real Madrid in 2013 where he get salary of 24 Million USD annualy.

4. Wayne Rooney

Salary – US$ 24 Million

Club – Manchester United

Country – England

Considered as one of the best English Man to play the game. He recently extended his contract with Manchester United which will end in 2017. This extention also meant that he is now one of the top 10 highest paid football players in the world.

5. Lionel Messi

Salary – US$22 Million

Barcelona

Country – Argentina

Legendary Maradona called him his heir. He is considered as one of the best ever in the history of Football game. Messi holds most of the La Liga records including most goals. Apart from on field, he is also a superstar off the field. He is one of the highest paid football player in the world.

6 Angel Di Maria

Salary – US$20 Million

Manchester United

Country – Argentina

7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Salary – US$20 Million

Paris Saint-Germain

Country – Sweden

8. Sergio Aguero

Salary – US$17 Million

Manchester City

Country – Argentina

9. Robin van Persie

Salary – US$16 Million

Manchester United

Country – Netherland

10. Luis Suárez

Salary – US$16 Million

Barcelona

Country – Uruguay