Worlds Richest Soccer Player – Highest Paid Footballers in the World

Richest Soccer Player – After much research on the amount footballers earn, Although clubs don’t reveal the exact figures, but these figures also include bonuses and incentives plus match fee etc.

We were able to put together the list of top highest paid footballers in the world, their weekly salaries and how much they earn from endorsement deals.

Richest Soccer Player – Highest Paid Footballers in the World

1. Cristiano Ronaldo –  £288,000 a week (After tax)

Richest Soccer Player

He earns a massive £288,000 a week wages with his current Real Madrid contract and that is after tax. It has been reveled that he owns most of his image rights with the club at the same time he has many endorsement deals with major brands like Nike, Coca-Cola, Castrol, Konami, Motorola, Herbalife, KFC, Tag Heuer, Emirates, Armani etc.

Ronaldo has recently launched his very own underwear brand called CR7 which increase him yearly income.

2. Lionel Messi – £275,000 a week (After tax)

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi also enjoy a massive pay hike just as he renewed his recent contract extension with FC barcelona which makes him worlds second highest paid footballer with weekly salary of £275,000.

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Messi has many endorsement deals like Adidas, Turkish Airlines, Pepsi Herbalife, EA Sports, Dolce & Gabanna, Gillette, of which most major brands are the competitors of ronaldos brand, for example Messi endorses Pepsi while ronaldo endorse Coca Cola, Messi has Adidas as his sponsor while ronaldo has Nike. This makes them both of them to competite both on and off the field.

3. Wayne Rooney – £250,000 a week

Wayne Rooney 1

Rooney is the highest paid footballer in premier league and 3rd highest paid player in the world. He extended his contract deal last year to stay with United which earns him a weekly salary of around £255,000, although his overall stock has come down dramatically after couple of poor seasons with United.

His major endorsement deal include Nike, Coca Cola, and EA Sports.

4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – £250,000 a week

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring for Paris Saint Germain against St Etienne.
This Swedish professional football player is an internet sensation. He is one of the highest paid players in the world with weekly salary of around £250,000 which is almost equals Wayne Rooney figures.

He enjoys lucrative endorsement deals with Adidas just as his Nike deal expired.

5. Rademal Falcao – £250,000 a week
Rademal Falcao

Falcao joined Manchester United in the summer for a record loan deal of around £16 million. His weekly salary is the same like Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie which is £250,000 a week.

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Other World Richest Soccer Player include:

Yaya Toure      £230,000

Sergio Aguero      £230,000

Neymar             £220,000

Luis Suarez      £220,000

David Silva     £210,000

Gareth Bale      £200,000

Angel Di Maria  £200,000

Thiago Silva      £185,000

Eden Hazard      £185,00

If you are talented and confident enough you can make a career as a football player and become a millionaire as these football players. Remember to use the share button and tell your friends about this, also don’t forget to bookmark and subscribe for your trending tricks and daily update.

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