Football is the game that almost every household loves watching no matter what. Besides getting an immense amount of love from the viewers, the players also earn great money, we all must recall it. At times, it is also seen that the footballers are living a more lavish life than the renowned actors of Hollywood. Yes, we know that sounds surreal but it is true!
If you are already excited to know the football icons who earn the highest in the world football market, FootTheBall are here to feed your curiosity. Even if your job schedule or the latest casino online games have hijacked your free time, we are sure you still have some time left to learn about the highest-earning footballers (because football will always be a man’s first love)! So without wasting any further time, here are the top earners in football.
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Kylian Mbappe (PSG) – $62 Million/Year
Kylian Mbappe’s brand new contract with PSG has indeed been a massive turn in his career. This contract has not only given him the chance to prove himself but also become the highest-paid footballer in the world. Even though Kylian has quite a few times wanted to join Real Madrid, he hasn’t left the side of the French giants yet. PSG still has a treasure like him and he is definitely well kept by the team with a whopping yearly payment of around 62 million!
Lionel Messi (PSG) – $41 Million/Year
If there is that one player who is known by everyone irrespective of whether they love football or not is Lionel Messi. Lionel joined PSG in 2021 and the team knows his true worth; they offer him a huge salary of $41 million per year! Age is just a number for Messi because even at the age of 34, he is considered a world football champion by many.
Neymar Jr (PSG) – $36.5 Million/Year
Another champ from PSG is here on the list, which shows how powerful the team is! Neymar has signed a contract with PSG that will last until the 2025 summer and till then he will receive a whopping amount of $36.5 million per annum. For the last decade, Neymar has never for once been eliminated from the list of top ten footballers in the world. This shows how brilliant he has been as a footballer in the past years and hence, rightfully deserves the amount he gets paid every year!
Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) – $36 Million/Year
Cristiano Ronaldo is the current generation of youth’s favourite footballer and is the highest-paid player in the English Premier League. Last year he renewed his contract with Manchester United and the team promised to pay him a hefty amount of $36 million per year. Even though the Red Devils aren’t at their best form currently, Ronaldo will get paid the same and can enjoy his lavish lifestyle without worrying about the future.
The other highly paid footballers include Oscar, Andres Iniesta, Eden Hazard, Mohamed Salah, Kevin De Bruyne, and Erling Haaland. All these players have not only added to their wealth but also their fame by upholding their record of good performance over the years.