Messi ranks number one on world highest-paid footballer [See top 20]

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi is currently the highest-paid player in world football.

According to figures published by France Football on Tuesday, Messi tops the chart with €130 million-per-year overall.

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo is second placed with €113 million-per-year overall.

Below is the list of the top 20 richest players, with salaries, bonuses and commercial revenue released by France Football:

Messi €130M

Ronaldo €113M

Neymar €91.5M

Griezmann €44M

Gareth Bale €40.2M

Iniesta €33M

Alexis Sánchez €30.7M


Coutinho €30M

Lavezzi €28.3M

Luis Suárez €28M

Piqué €27M

Toni Kroos €26.3M

Özil €25.8M

Mbappé €25M

Oscar (Shanghai) €24.3M

Agüero €24.3M

De Bruyne €23.5M

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Hulk (Shanghai) €23.4M

Paul Pogba €23.3M

Sergio Ramos €23M


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