Highest-Paid Footballer: The Top 10 List


Who is the highest-paid footballer in 2020?

The footballer with the highest yearly earnings in 2020 is Lionel Messi. After deciding to stay with the club instead of being released one year early, he earned enough to reach billionaire status. He is the second player that managed to earn that amount, with Cristiano Ronaldo being the first. 

Which sport is the richest?

Major European football clubs are among the top 50 richest in the world. However, the most valuable clubs are American football, basketball, and several baseball teams.

Who is the highest-paid player in the world now?

The player with the highest earnings per year is Lionel Messi. Cristiano Ronaldo is in second place and Neymar in third. 

What is Ronaldo's salary?

Cristiano Ronaldo’s yearly salary is £51 million. He earns an additional £34 million from endorsements, sponsorship deals, and CR7, his product line. This makes Ronaldo one of the highestpaid footballers.