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6 Highest Paid Football Players Round The World

Sportsmen are paid handsomely once they prove their talent in the particular sports. Here are some of the most popular footballers and how much they are paid.

Football is by far one of the most popular sports on the globe. Over 3.5 billion people are predicted to follow it. With big popularity comes huge income. The statistics have touched unreal heights and the pattern doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Here are some of the all-time highest paid footballers in the world.

Cristiáno Ronaldo Earns $200,000,000 Each Year

After more than 20 years in the league, Ronaldo set a record by scoring in five International Tournaments. In light of this, maybe it shouldn't come as a surprise that he is the highest-paid football player in the world. When he re-signed with his previous club Manchester United for two years in the July of 2021, Mourinho became the greatest player in Premier League history. But, the outcome of it is common knowledge. His latest transfer to Al Nassr – a byproduct of him being “won it all in Europe" – sees his player earning a stunning $200 million one year putting the four Ballon d’Or victor the highest-paid football player in the world.

Kylian Mbappe Earns $128,000,000.00 Each Year

On April 29, 2022, during the French L1 football game between Strasbourg RC and Psg (PSG) at La Meinau stadium near Strasbourg, eastern France, PSG's French striker Kylian Mbappe celebrated scoring the team's third goal. No wonder he is so highly prized.

Lionel Messi Earns $120,000,000 Each Year

The third position is designated for probably the finest player throughout the existence of the game. Lionel Messi's World Cup performance solidifies his place as the greatest player of all time. When the Argentine superstar surprisingly decided to leave Barcelona in the summer of 2021, he suddenly found himself a free agent. Messi rejoined PSG not shortly following leaving Camp Nou. The French powerhouses gave Leo a staggering net annual pay of $41 million, with off-field earnings putting his total closer to $120 million.

Neymar Jr Earns $68.5 Million Each Year

The Brazilian superstar has agreed to remain with the French club until about the summer of 2025 in exchange for an annual salary of $36.5 million. The addition of $32 million from non-playing endeavors will bring his total earnings close to $70 million. For the past decade, Neymar has consistently been among the best five or 10 players in the world. He has won every major trophy in French, but he would gladly give up all of those trophies in exchange for the coveted UEFA Champions League.

Mohamed Salah Earns $53,000,000 Per Year

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring a goal to put his team up 2-0 against Manchester United in a Premier League match on January 19, 2020, at Anfield in Liverpool, United Kingdom. By signing a new three-year contract at the beginning of July 2022, the Egyptian king of Liverpool became the club's highest-paid player.

Erling Haaland Earns $39,000,000 Per Year

The new major signing for Manchester City has remained faithful to his lofty expectations. Manchester was already familiar to Haaland when he moved there in 2022; his father had played for such Citizens in the early 2000s, and an image of such a young Haaland Jr. wearing a City jersey from that era has since become iconic.