The 10 Highest Paid Footballers in Europe 1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) 3. Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid) 4. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) 5. Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 6. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) 7. Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) 8. Alexis Sanchez (Manchester United) ...
Highest Paid Players in Europe's Top 5 Leagues, per L'Équipe (per year, pre-tax): 1 | Lionel Messi (Barça) – €126m 2 | Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – €54.36m 3 | Neymar (PSG) – €36.7m 4 | Antoine Griezmann (Barça) – €34.8m 4 | Luis Suarez (Atleti) – €34.8m
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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, 29, rounds out the top five with $41 million. This year, the 37-year-old Andres Iniesta returns as the only player from a non-European team, landing at No. 7 with $35 ...
The highest-paid player Euro 2020 has is Portugal and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo. The 36-year-old superstar made $70 million for playing with his Italian club in 2020. The man with the world’s most-followed Instagram account made an additional $47 million in endorsements for a grand total of $117 million last year.
Without further ado, we take a look at the 10 highest paid football players in Europe. Also Read: Ranking the Ballon d'Or winners of the decade (2010-2019) #10 Robert Lewandowski- €20 million
Soccer (or football outside of the U.S.), is the world's biggest sport. The total pretax earnings of the 10 highest-paid soccer players is $585 million – which is up from last year's $570 million
Honorable Mentions. Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea and Chilean Inter Milan loanee Alexis Sánchez of Manchester United as well as Welsh winger Gareth Bale of Real Madrid are the three closest players to the top 10 list with $25.7 million, $25.6 million, and $25.2 million in total earnings respectively.
Juventus is the richest club in Italy and has the highest average soccer player salary. So, it’s not a surprise that the No.1 player comes from Juventus. De Ligt might be only 21 years old, but he’s already reached the top with his $9.47 million yearly salary. 2.