Updated list: World’s highest-paid football players

Updated list: World's highest-paid football players
Updated list: World's highest-paid football players

These are the highest paid players in club football

Footballers at the highest level earn an incredible amount of money in wages. As far as Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar are concerned, those numbers are ridiculous.

A footballer’s salary is usually in proportion with how much of an essential component he is of the team he is playing for.

Highest paid footballers list

1. Lionel Messi

The Argentine captain Lionel Messi earn 76 million euros. He is now the richest football player in the world.

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portuguese captain Cristiano Ronaldo earn 31 million euros. CR7 gets more than Juventus’ second highest-earner Matthijs-de-Ligt pockets.

3. Neymar

Brazilian superstar Neymar is paid 30 million euros in annual wages. It is not surprising that is he is the third most paid football player in the world.

4. Antoine Griezmann

The French international Antoine Griezmann earns 21 million euros. He is one of Barcelona’s highest earners at present.

5. Paul Pogba

French superstar Paul Pogba is the highest-paid player of Manchester United. He is paid 19 million euros annually.

6. Kevin De Bruyne

Belgian captain Kevin De Bruyne is paid 18 million euros annually. He is best at his passing range and vision that sets him apart.

7. Gareth Bale

Wales captain Gareth Bale is paid 17 million euros annually. Bale had struggled to hit the ground running at his former club Tottenham Hotspur due to injury woes.

8. Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling is paid 17 million euros annually by Manchester City. He has been one of City’s consistent players under Pep Guardiola.

9. Kai Havertz

Chelsea’s striker Kai Havertz is paid 16 million euros annually.

10. Robert Lewandowski

The Bayern Munich blockbuster is paid 15 million euros annually. Lewandowski has scored the most number of goals last season across all of Europe’s top flights.