One of the most loved Barcelona superstars, Lionel Messi has been listed in highest paid footballer in the world with earnings of €126 million. Outstrips his all the rivals from the competition including Cristiano Ronaldo. Lionel Messi is the highest paid soccer player according to France Football. It’s always a huge competition between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. People usually get confused between who is highest paid footballer between Messi and Ronaldo. Currently, according to the stats, Leo is the highest paid football player.
Here is the list of top 10 highest paid footballer list. The figure that includes bonuses and commercial revenue. Being a highest paid football player, Leonel Messi outstrips Ronaldo, Neymar, and Gareth Bale. French magazine recently released the report regarding the highest earning football players in the world. The following has been created on the basis of their earning including their salary, bonuses, and commercial revenue. Let’s have a look at top 10 highest paid footballer.
#10 Luis Suarez | Barcelona | €26m
#9 Antoine Griezmann | Atletico Madrid | €26m
#8 Zlatan Ibrahimovic | LA Galaxy | €26.8m
#7 Sergio Ramos | Real Madrid | €27.5m
#6 Toni Kroos | Real Madrid | €28.2m
#5 Gerard Pique | Barcelona | €29m
#4 Gareth Bale | Real Madrid | €44m
#3 Neymar | PSG | €81.5m
#2 Cristiano Ronaldo | Real Madrid | €94m
#1 Lionel Messi | Barcelona | €126m
So this was a list of top 10 highest paid footballers 2018. Many of the people think like Ronaldo should be the highest paid football player, but according to the latest report (April 2018). CR7 fans will be surprised by seeing the latest records. Lionel Messi beat everyone on the list including Ronaldo, Neymar etc. and become the highest paid soccer player in the world according to 2018 records. Well reputed weekly French magazine France Football released a report regarding the highest earning footballers list. This list has been declared on the basis of their total income including an endorsement to the brands. The above income is concocted on the basis of their salaries, bonuses, and revenue from endorsement. Leo Messi is well accustomed to topping the lists that describe the world’s best players. Messi amazed all the people not only by topping this list but also by a massive margin of €32 million compared to Cristiano Ronaldo (Messi- €126 million & Ronaldo- €94 million). This was an achievement for him and his team. Becoming one of the highest paid football players with a massive margin compared to one of the best football player itself is an achievement.
Last updates: 29 April 2018