Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is the second highest paid Dutch athlete.

No1 is Wesley Sneijder, who is earning €12.2 million-a-year at Galatasaray after his move from Inter Milan.

Van Persie comes in at No2, up from No12 last year at Arsenal. He is on €11.85 million at United.

The 100-person richlist is published by NUSport and features only 21 non-footballers.