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Barcelona Superstar, Messi Tops Football Highest Earners List AGAIN

Barcelona Superstar, Messi Tops Football Highest Earners List AGAIN

Barcelona Superstar, Messi Tops Football Highest Earners List AGAIN

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has retained his crown as the highest-paid footballer in the world, ahead of Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and other football stars. In the list published by a French newspaper, L’Equipe, Messi earns €8.3 million gross per month after tax, with Cristiano on €4.5m gross per month.

Next up comes Neymar, who earns €3m gross per month from Paris Saint-Germain, while Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez both earn just below €3m gross per month. Joint-sixth on the list are Real Madrid stars Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard who take home €2.5m gross per month. Coming up in eighth is French’s sensational prodigy, Kylian Mbappe who earns a staggering €1.9m gross per month.

  1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) | €8.3m gross per month
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) | €4.5m gross per month
  3. Neymar (PSG) | €3m gross per month
  4. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) | Just under €3m gross per month
  5. Luis Suarez (Barcelona) | Just under €3m gross per month
  6. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) | €2.5m gross per month
  7. Eden Hazard (Real Madrid) | €2.5m gross per month
  8. Kylian Mbappe (PSG) | €1.9m gross per month

On the coaching side, Atletico Madrid boss, Diego Simeone is the world’s highest-paid coach with a whopping sum of €3.6m gross per month. He tops Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola who gets €1.94m gross per month. Jose Mourinho, who comes in third receives €1.46m gross per month from Tottenham, along with Jurgen Klopp who is paid the same amount at Liverpool.

  1. Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid) | €3.6m gross per month
  2. Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) | €1.94m gross per month
  3. Jose Mourinho (Tottenham Hotspur) | €1.46m gross per month
  4. Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) | €1.46m gross per month
  5. Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid) | €1.4m gross per month
  6. Antonio Conte (Inter Milan) | €1.38m gross per month

The publication also revealed that the 10 highest-paid footballers in Ligue 1 are all Paris Saint-Germain players while Manchester United’s goalkeeper, David de Gea is the Premier League’s highest-paid player on €1.76 million gross per month, followed by Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil (€1.64m gross per month), Manchester City duo Kevin De Bruyne (€1.64m gross per month) and Raheem Sterling (€1.4m gross per month) and Paul Pogba (€1.36m gross per month).

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