10 Highest Paid Footballers in the World
When it comes to highest paid Athletes the first name enter in everybody’s mind is Footballers. Footballers are the highest paid players in the world. Do you have questions like who is the highest paid Footballer and want to how much they earn? Here is the list of top 10 highest paid footballers of 2017 and how much they earn.
TOP 10 Highest Paid Football Players
1. C. Ronaldo
Christiano Ronaldo is the top highest paid footballer. He is from Portugal. Ronaldo makes 38, 9 M£ per year. He is currently playing for Real Madrid. In 2003 Manchester United signed him by paying £12, which is a record at that time. He scored three goals in that match which helped the Manchester’s to capture the championship.
2. Carlos Tevez
Carlos Alberto Tevez is the second highest paid Footballer. According to the current survey, Carlos earns 37, 5M£ per year. He lived in Brazil, England, Italy and China, and he hails from Argentina and is currently playing for Shanghai Shenhua. He began his Soccer career at the age of 17 with Boca Juniors against Talleres de Córdoba. In 2004 Olympics he won the gold medal with Argentina.
3. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is an Argentinian footballer, is one of the greatest player of the modern generation. He plays for FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He set a new record by winning FIFA world player of the year four times. His base salary as per estimated is €16 million net a year, until 2018, and his net worth is €110m.
4. Oscar dos Santos Emboaba
Oscar dos Santos Emboaba is a Brazilian footballer plays as an attacking midfielder for Chinese club Shanghai SIPG and the Brazil national team. Oscar earns 24, 4M£ per year. On 28 August 2008, he made his first professional debut.
Givanildo Vieira de Sousa known as Hulk is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Shanghai SIPG and the Brazil national team. He started his professional career with Esporte Clube Vitória in Salvador, Bahia. He joined Chinese club Shanghai SIPG on 30 June 2016. He has €384,000 per week that means 20, 0M£ earning per year.
6. Gareth Bale
Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer. He plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team as a winger and earns 19, 5M£ per year. He starts his career at the age of 17, he plays for Southampton and become the second youngest player. On 1 September 2013, he becomes a part of Real Madrid.
7. P. Pogba
Paul Labile Pogba commonly known as P. Pogba is a French professional footballer. He plays as a central midfielder for Manchester United and the France national team. On 8 August 2016, he signed a five-year contract with Manchester United. His net worth is 17, 7M£ per year.
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior popularly known as Neymar is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national team as a forward. Neymar makes his professional debut at the age of 17 with Campeonato Paulista. According to the recent survey, he earns 17, 6M£ per year.
9. Axel Witsel
Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian. He came first as a right-winger during his play for the Belgium national team. He can also play as an attacking midfielder, but his natural position is as a central midfielder. He earns 16, 0M£ per year.
10. W. Rooney
Wayne Mark Rooney commonly known as W. Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays as a Forward can also play various midfield roles, for Manchester United and the England national team. He is also the captain of both Manchester United and the England national team. W. Rooney is a record goalscorer for his team. He earns 15, 8M£ per year.
These are the ten highest paid footballers of 2017. We have tried our best to bring this information to you, hope you liked it.