Top 5 Highest Paid Footballers In The World
-Football players earn huge sums of money every week, some more than others
-If you’re wondering if your children need to play football, this list of highest paid footballers will clear your doubts
Football is seen by many as the perfect escape out of poverty and into wealth.
Most footballers don’t come from a wealthy background but end up making crazy money in the course of their careers.
If you needed a reason to enroll your child in a football academy from a young age, check out this list of the Highest paid Footballers.
5. Mohamed Salah(£27M)
Mohamed Salah was snatched from Roma in 2017 and since then, he has gone on to become one of the deadliest attackers in the world.
The Liverpool forward takes home a whooping £17.5 million each year. He also adds about £9.5m through endorsements and other off-field interests.
4. Kylian Mbappe(£31M)
Young PSG forward, Mbappe is already one of the highest paid footballers at just 22.
The only significant trophy missing in the player’s cabinet is the Champion’s league. No wonder he earns £31million each year.
3. Neymar (£70M)
Who’s this at third? It’s the face of Brazilian football. Since securing a move to French giant PSG, Neymar has been earning £70million yearly from the club and endorsements.
The French champions are not afraid to spend big and it reflects in player earnings.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo (£85M)
Even though Ronaldo is the most popular footballer in the world, he isn’t the highest paid footballer.
The Juventus star £51 million each season from his club contract and an additional £34m from other sponsorship deals.
1. Lionel Messi (£92M)
If Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t top this list, you already know the next bet.
Lionel Messi earns £67 million annually, according to details in his club contract.
He also earns £25 million from endorsement deals and sponsorship with Nike, Pepsi, and the likes.