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TOP 10: Forbes names Man Utd ace Ronaldo as highest-paid player in game

Forbes magazine have released their estimated top ten list of football's richest players.

Not always regarded as accurate, Forbes claims Cristiano Ronaldo has overtaken Lionel Messi at the top of list of the highest-paid footballers in the world, with the Manchester United star potentially earning £91.5million this season.


FORBES TOP TEN HIGHEST EARNERS IN FOOTBALL 2021-22:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo - £91.5m ($125m)

Salary: £51.25m

Endorsements: £40.25m


2. Lionel Messi - £80.5m ($110m)

Salary: £54.95m

Endorsements: £25.6m


3. Neymar - £69.5m ($95m)

Salary: £54.95m

Endorsements: £14.6m


4. Kylian Mbappe - £31.5m ($43m)

Salary: £20.5m

Endorsements: £11.5m


5. Mohamed Salah - £30m ($41m)

Salary: £18.3m

Endorsements: £12.7m


6. Robert Lewandowski - £26m ($35m)

Salary: £19.8m

Endorsements: £6m


7. Andres Iniesta - £26m ($35m)

Salary: £22.7m

Endorsements: £3.3m


8. Paul Pogba - £25m ($34m)

Salary: £19.8m

Endorsements: £5.2m


9. Gareth Bale - £23.5m ($32m)

Salary: £19m

Endorsements: £4.5m


10. Eden Hazard - £21m ($29m)

Salary: £19m

Endorsements: £2m


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