Forbes Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers Of 2020. Forbes released the esteemed list yesterday. The top 10 features familiar faces and obvious mentions. It comprises of player salary and endorsement monies.
Forbes top 10 highest paid footballers of 2020 feature names that were in our previous Forbes Top 10 List. Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar were all in a list that included the likes of LeBron James and Tiger Woods.
In this list, Lionel Messi reigns supreme as the highest paid footballer of 2020. Forbes estimates that the Argentine will follow Ronaldo as the second player to amass $1B. Messi earns more than Ronaldo at Barcelona. The Portuguese superstar took a pay cut when he transferred to Juventus in 2018.
Nonetheless, Ronaldo rakes in a cool $47M from endorsements only. His yearly salary at Juventus is $70M.
Below is the complete list of the highest paid footballers of 2020.
Lionel Messi – F.C Barcelona – $126M
Cristiano Ronaldo – Juventus – $117M
Neymar – Paris Saint Germain – $96M
Kylian Mpabbe – Paris Saint Germain – $42M
Mohammed Salah – Liverpool F.C- $37M
Paul Pogba – Manchester United – $34M
Antoine Griezmann – F.C Barcelona – $33M
Gareth Bale – Real Madrid CF – $29M
Robert Lewandowski – F.C Bayern Munich – $28M
David De Gea – Manchester United – $27M