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TOP 10: Who are the highest yearly earners in world football?

Copa90 have shone the spotlight on those players who rake in massive cash on a yearly basis.

From Luis Suarez's €4million in endorsement money in 2015 to Cristiano Ronaldo's clothing and underwear company, elite footballers stand to make exorbitant amounts of money each calendar year, whether it be from playing contracts or elsewhere.

Check out the video below to see who ranks where on Copa90's Top 10 list:

Top 10 earners in world football
*Money made in 2015

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) - €70m
2. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - €62.1m
3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain) - €35m
4. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) - €31m
5. Neymar (Barcelona) - €27m
6. Radamel Falcao (Monaco, *loans at Man Utd & Chelsea) - €28m
7. Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) - €26m
8. James Rodriguez (Real Madrid) - €24m
9. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) - €21m
10. Luis Suarez (Barcelona) - €18m

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