French publication L’Equipe has released its annual report of the top salaries in football and it is no surprise to see the Barcelona and Juventus stars at the very top of the list. These are the top ten highest-paid football player of 2018.
Fc Barcelona forward Lionel Messi earning a whopping sum of £7.3million per month before tax which is practically twofold of what Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo earns.
L’Equipe’s yearly salary report has been announced, and its outcomes make for very fascinating perusing. Lionel Messi is the highest-paid player on earth, earning practically twofold that of Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Argentine international procures £7.3 million before tax, compared to the Portuguese’s £4.1 million. Antoine Griezmann comes in third, while PSG’s Neymar is fourth. The list is finished by Luis Suarez (£2.5m), Gareth Bale (£2.2m), Philippe Coutinho (£2m), Alexis Sanchez (£2m), Kylian Mbappe (£1.5m) and Mesut Ozil (£1.4m) following up respectively.
Of the best 10 best-paid players on the planet, five ply their trade in La Liga, with Premier League and Ligue 1 flaunting a couple each and only one player playing in Serie A.
Shockingly, no players from the Bundesliga made the list, with the league’s most astounding earner Robert Lewandowski procuring a nearly low £1.2 million every month. Or maybe less amazing was the list of the top earner in Ligue 1, which exclusively included players at present at PSG.
Top 10: Football’s highest earners