According to Forbes magazine, Cristiano Ronaldo was the highest-paid footballer in the world last year. Behind him is Lionel Messi. In addition, there are three PSG men in the top 5 and two Frenchmen in the top 10.
Specifically, fourth on the list is Kylian Mbappé. He ranks behind his PSG teammate – Neymar. Next are Mohammed Salah and Robert Lewandowski respectively. Somewhat surprising when Andres Iniesta, who is playing in Japan, ranked 7th according to Forbes statistics.
One level behind him is midfielder Paul Pogba. Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard are the last stars to break into the top 10 highest-paid players in the world.
Admittedly, Ronaldo makes a relatively big difference with his other children. Statistics show that, The Portuguese forward is expected to earn $125 million before taxes in the 2021/22 season. Of which, $75 million comes from the bonus salary that Man Utd pays him, the rest $55 million comes from advertising contracts with Nike, Herbalife and Clear, as well as work related to brand development. CR7 brand.
Meanwhile, Messi earned $110 million, with $75 million coming from bonuses. The remaining $35 million comes from other partners, including Adidas.
Crouching Dragon | 20:59 December 26, 2022