Let us look at the below list of Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players in the World 2016 and 2017.Soccer players are always at their peak time because of the kind of game they play. It is a very attractive game and the 10 highest paid soccer players are in this list below. Soccer players earn a lot by advertisements and sponsors. These advertisements and sponsors make the athletes even more famous and known to the ordinary people. Sponsors try to promote their brand by promoting the skills and plus points of the athletes.
Therefore the 10 highest paid soccer players are listed below to show the want and demand for the game along with the game in this specific field of game. This game is understood by a layman too. So it eventually makes it more interesting for viewers.
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- 10. Luis Suarez ($19.9 Million)
- 9 Sergio Augero ($25.3 Million)
- 8. James Rodriguez ($25.4 Million)
- 7. Wayne Rooney ($25.8 Million)
- 6. Radamel Falcao ($26 Million)
- 5. Neymar ($31.7 Million)
- 4. Gareth Bale ($34.9 Million)
- 3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic ($41.8 Million)
- 2. Lionel Messi ($70 Million)
- 1. Cristiano Ronaldo ($82 Million)
List of the World’s Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players in 2016-2017:
10. Luis Suarez ($19.9 Million)
Luis Suarez plays for the Uruguayan national team and for Barcelona in the Spanish league. He has a habit of biting other plays on field because he is a gay. He earns a total of 19.9 million dollar per year. Because of his bad habit he is mostly not selected to play in different fields.
9 Sergio Augero ($25.3 Million)
Nest highest paid soccer players is Sergio Augero, plays for the argentine national team and is a star player of man city in the EPL. His earnings are 25.3 Million per year. Mega brands like puma Pepsi Gillette sponsors him. Puma made him their highest paid soccer player in a deal in 2011.
8. James Rodriguez ($25.4 Million)
Colombian national player also plays for real Madrid in Spanish lira. He earns a total of 25.4 Million. He is among the list of the top 10 highest paid soccer players 2016 because he plays a very fair match and the team selects him.
7. Wayne Rooney ($25.8 Million)
Wayne Rooney is a veteran English team player and for man u in the ell. His earnings reach to about $25.8 Million. Sports megabrand like Nike sponsors him along with Samsung and Harper Collins.
6. Radamel Falcao ($26 Million)
Radamel Falcao is a Colombian national player and plays for man u in the English premier league. He earns a total of $26 Million. His major sponsors are puma, Samsung and Gillette. This sponsor list makes him amongst top famous and the highest paid soccer players of the world.
5. Neymar ($31.7 Million)
Neymar plays for Brazil and currently plays for Barcelona in the Spanish league too. His earnings reach an amount of $31.7 Million. His major sponsors are nice Castrol Panasonic L’Oreal and Volkswagen. Neymar is regarded as the best player by the youth after this last world cup. He plays very much attractively.
4. Gareth Bale ($34.9 Million)
Another highest paid soccer players is Gareth Bale, who plays for the wales national football team and Real Madrid in the Spanish league club football. He earns a total of $34.9 Million per year. His current major sponsors are aide’s ea. sports lucozade. He got a transfer fee worth $118 Million from real Madrid during his transfer from Totten ham Hotspur.
3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic ($41.8 Million)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish national player and also plays for Paris saint German in club football. He earns a total of 41.8 Million $ per year, that entered him the list of top 10 highest paid soccer players. His major sponsors are Nike and Volvo. He is mostly famous for all his advertisements and sponsors.
2. Lionel Messi ($70 Million)
Satan Ibrahimovic plays for the Argentine national soccer team and for Barcelona in the Spanish league. Messi earns a total of $70 Million per year as statistics say. His major sponsors are Adidas Samsung Pepsi Turkish airlines and herb life. He won the FiFa balloon d’ or for a record of 4 times. Recently he retired himself willingly.
As he considered himself not to be in this sport because he according to himself thinks that he is not considered to be the right person for this game. The way of game he plays is regarded as the most preferred one because the youth and also the older generation consider him to be suitable. The whole nation of football world considers him to be the god father of football.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo ($82 Million)
Cristiano Ronaldo earns $82 Million. He is one of the most recognizable athlete in the world with three times Fifa best player accolade. He was the highest goal scorer in the last campaign of domestic leagues. 200 million people follow him over social media. He own 3 premium hotels in his homeland Madrid and New York bearing his benchmark Cr7. He is considered as the most stylish player and highest paid soccer players of this game.
So this is the list of Footballers With Highest Salaries and highest paid soccer players in the world. Soccer game is always very attractive and excited to watch. There are various tournaments also which are being held in various parts of the world which eventually makes the game even more attractive. This game is played according to various clubs and also according to many teams. World cup which happens to be organized every four years makes the game even more worth to watch.