Barcelona striker Lionel Messi on top of the list with £7.3million beating long-term rival Cristiano Ronaldo in second who earns a staggering £4.1m a month before tax.
Coming in third is Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann who earns £2.9m (€3.3m).
Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar follows Griezmann with reported monthly earnings of £2.7m (€3.06m) while Luis Suarez completes the top five with a monthly wage of £2.5m (€2.9m).
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Here is list of the top 10 highest-paid footballers in the world, this list is according to French news outlet, L’Equipe, annual salary report.
See the full list below;
List of top 10 highest-paid footballers 2019
- Lionel Messi – £7.3million
- Cristiano Ronaldo – £4.1million
- Antoine Griezmann – £2.9million
- Neymar – £2.7million
- Luis Suarez – £2.5million
- Gareth Bale – £2.2million
- Philippe Coutinho – £2million
- Alexis Sanchez – £2million
- Kylian Mbappe – £1.5million
- Mesut Ozil – £1.4million