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Football is one of the most popular sports across the world and that’s why many footballers earn more than any other athletes.
Forbes released the annual list of highest-paid athletes among which are famous footballers such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and others.
Here is the list of top 10 highest-paid footballers.
Lionel Messi is ranked as the highest-paid footballer and athlete. He earns $127m: salary/winnings $92m, endorsements $35m.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo comes second as highest-paid footballer. He earns $109m, which includes: salary/winnings $65m, endorsements $44m.
Neymar’s earnings include salary/winnings $75m, endorsements $30m.
Manchester United star maybe is ranked as 44th among the highest paid athletes in the world, but he is 4th among highest-paid footballers.
Pogba’s earnings include: salary/winnings $29m, endorsements $4m.
Andres Iniesta left Barcelona in 2018 and since that he is playing for Japanese club Vissel Kobe.
Iniesta’s earning contain salary/winnings $30m, endorsements $2.5m.