List Of Top 10 Paid Players Released. Messi Vs Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi has retained his place at the top of Forbes’ list of highest-paid footballers after earning $126 million (£98m) over the past year, with Cristiano Ronaldo closely behind him in second

His long-time rival Ronaldo is second on the list after bringing in earnings of $117 million (£91m) from his Juventus contract as well as his various endorsements away from the field.

Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are third and fourth respectively as the duo are fresh off reaching the champions league final with the French side, with Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah in fifth place as the Reds begin their Premier League title defence.

Forbes’ top 10 highest-paid footballers:

1. Lionel Messi – $126m (£98m)

Lionel Messi

2. Cristiano Ronaldo – $117m (£91m)

Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Neymar – $96m (£74.7m)

Jnr Neymar

4. Kylian Mbappe – $42m (£32.6m)

Kylian Mbappe

5. Mohamed Salah – $37m (£28.8m)

Mohamed Salah

6. Paul Pogba – $34m (£26.5m)

Paul Pogba

7. Antoine Griezmann – $33m (£25.7m)

Antoine Griezmann

8. Gareth Bale – $29m (£22.6m)

Gareth Bale

9. Robert Lewandowski – $28m (£21.8m)

Robert Lewandowski

10. David De Gea – $27m (£21m)

David De Gea

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