Top 10 Highest Earning Footballers In The World In 2023

Highest Earning Footballers

This article will tell you about the top 10 highest-earning football players in the world in 2023

Cristiano Ronaldo has surpassed Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe to become the world’s richest footballer in 2023.

According to Forbes, the Portugal captain earned $260 million (£211 million/€245 million) in 2023, more than his closest rivals Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe during the calendar year.

- Advertisement -

Ronaldo gets close to $200 million (£165 million/€190 million) in salaries from his Saudi Pro League club Al-Nassr, while his endorsement earnings from prominent brands like Nike and Jacon & Co are around $60 million (£49 million/€57 million) every year.

Messi’s earnings from his former club Paris Saint-Germain and current club Inter Miami are believed to be over $135 million (£111 million/€128 million).

The Argentine is closely followed by his former PSG teammates Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, who earn $112 million (£92 million/€106 million) and $110 million (£90 million/€104 million) in annual pay, respectively.

Also Read: Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers In 2023-24

Erling Haaland of Manchester City is the highest-paid Premier League player, with a net earnings of $58 million (£47 million/€55 million).

Here is the full list of the topic:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo ($260m)

2. Lionel Messi ($135m)

3. Neymar ($112m)

4. Kylian Mbappé ($110m)

5. Karim Benzema ($106m)

6. Erling Haaland ($58m)

7. Mohamed Salah ($53m)

8. Sadio Mané ($52m)

9. Kevin De Bruyne ($39m)

10. Harry Kane ($36m)

11. Robert Lewandowski ($34m)

Share This Article