Football also known as Soccer in the USA is the most popular sport in the world and footballers have always been paid handsomely high compared to other sports. Football fans around the world follow this game and the soccer players on a regular basis. They are highly popular among football fans and they also got high weekly income. Apart from clubs salary, they also earn big amount from the sponsorships and tv rights. Let’s check top 10 footballers with the highest salary in 2016.
Well! Footballers not only look for Big Clubs and its reputation, Wages is one of their major concern and they have their personal Agents for it to negotiate the wages terms and conditions. Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the highest paid footballers in the world. Both players are handsomely paid in their respective clubs.
Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid back in 2009 for a world record fee and he became the highest paid player in the world when he signed a new 5-year contract with the Los Blancos back in 2013 and that he will serve his club Real Madrid until 2018.
His new 5-year contract is worth £76 million in total and he will be paid £288,000 a week after tax which means he costs Real Madrid a Net Amount of £30 million a year.
The Richest Big Shots of the Football world are the players with weekly wages of above £200,000 per week which is approximately above 1.7 crores INR Per week.
The highest paid footballers list includes Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Luis Suarez (Barcelona), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), David Silva (Man City), Yaya Toure (Man City), Sergio Aguero (Man City), Asamoah Gyan (Shanghai SIPG) and Neymar (Barcelona).
Cristiano Ronaldo(Real Madrid)
Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Wayne Rooney (Mancher United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic(Manchester United)
Yaya Toure(Man City)
Sergio Aguero (Man City)
Asamoah Gyan (Shanghai SIPG)
David Silva (Man City)
Luis Suarez (Barcelona)