Top 10 highest earning football players 2015

A survey released by French Football magazine, revealed the names of 10 highest earning footballers in the world right now.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi leading the list for the fifth time with a total earning of £48 million.

The Argentine has annual salary of £26 million as the Barca’s highest earning player in addition to his endorsement contracts with Turkish Airlines, Electronic Arts and Adidas.

He is followed by rival Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo and on the third spot is the Brazilian forward Neymar with an earning of £26.8 million last year.

Club Net Earning in Euros(€)
1 Lionel Messi Barcelona 65 million
2 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 54 million
3 Neymar JR Barcelona 36.5 million
4 Thiago Silva Paris Saint-Germain 27.5 million
5 Robin Van Persie Manchester United 25.6 million
6 Gareth Bale Real Madrid 23.8 million
7 Wayne Rooney Manchester United 22.5 million
8 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Paris Saint-Germain 21.5 million
9 Sergio Agüero Manchester City 21.2 million
10 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 20.2 million

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