10 Highest Paid Soccer Players Right Now

The following footballers earn income more than any other player in the world of soccer. As you may take a guess, you'd think it's the popular CR7 and Messi earning big bucks however the game has changed in the table of top earners. Cristiano Ronaldo (CR7) have seen quite a huge drop from the list, standing at the 7th position while new game changers top the list. Messi still tops the list of high earners in soccer.

Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players

1. Leonel Messi (Barcelona) - R661 Million (£40.5 Million)

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2. Carlos Tevez (Shanghai Shenhua)- R546 Million (£33.5 Million)

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3. Neymar (PSG) - R517 Million (£31.7 Million)

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4. Alexis Sanchez (Man United) - R382 Million (£23.4 Million)

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5. Oscar (Shanghai SIPG) - R344 Million (£21.1 Million)

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6. Ezequiel Lavezzi (Hebei China Fortune) - R331 Million (£20.3 Million)

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7. Christiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) - R302 Million (£18.5 Million)

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8. Hulk (Shanghai SIPG) - R287 Million (£17.6 Million)

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9. Kylian Mbappe (PSG) - R259 Million (£15.9 Million)

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10. Paul Pogba (Man United) - R251 Million (£15.4 Million)

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