Sport360 recently compiled a list of
the 10 highest earning footballers in the world, following the news that
Lionel Messi has agreed new bumper contract at FC Barcelona.
to the publication, Argentine striker Carlos Tevez is the highest paid
footballer in the game, earning £615, 000 a week in China.
put pen to paper on a new deal at Barca on Wednesday, Messi (£500,000)
is now reportedly the second highest earning footballer in the world,
followed by countryman Ezequiel Lavezzi (£400, 000) and Brazilian Oscar
(£400, 000) .
Cristiano Ronaldo (£365, 000) is said to be fifth
in the top, ahead of former Southampton striker Graziano Pelle (£350,
000) and Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale (£350, 000) .
000) , Axel Witsel (£302, 000) and Wayne Rooney (£300, 000) complete
Sport360’s top 10 earners in the football world.