The world highest paid soccer players


Soccer is the most popular game in the world and in this list we have collected the names of top 10 most highest paid soccer players 2019.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is the highest paid soccer player. He is the best soccer player in the world, he plays for FC Barcelona and Argentina national team. He is the captain of FC Barcelona. Lionel Messi has won five Ballon d'Or awards (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015).

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for the Portugal national team and for Spanish club Real Madrid. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he has won five Ballon d'Or awards (including four consecutive wins) and three FIFA World Player of the Year awards. He was voted runner-up to Lionel Messi by FIFPro on a record six occasions from 2008 to 2015. In 2017, he received his fifth Ballon d'Or award, making him one of only two players (along with Messi) ever to win it five times. Ronaldo also holds several nicknames: CR7 or simply "Ronaldo" in their native Portugal; O Fenómeno ("The Phenomenon") in Brazil; El Fenomeno ("The Phenomenon") around Latin America; The Batigol which means "the big gun" in Argentina; King Kazma in Japan (a reference to his goal celebration); and The Panther in France because he often scores goals like a predator hunting its prey.

In January 2019 Forbes listed Ronaldo as both their highest paid athlete with $109 million earned between June 1 2018-June 1 2019 as well as their most famous athlete at #1

Neymar Jr.

  • Neymar Jr. is a Brazilian professional soccer player who plays for the French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) of Ligue 1. He is regarded as one of the best players in the world, and he was ranked as the third highest paid athlete worldwide in 2019 by Forbes.

  • Neymar earns $57 million per year from his salary and endorsements deals with Nike, Unilever, Nissan Motorsports and Beats By Dre headphones to name a few.

In addition to his remarkable playing abilities, Neymar has built an impressive portfolio outside of soccer by launching his own clothing line called VrNy with his brother Thiago Silva (a professional footballer himself). The line includes t-shirts emblazoned with their nicknames "Junior" and "Silva".

Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappé Lottin (born 20 December 1998) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. He began his career with Monaco, where he was part of two Ligue 1 title-winning squads before transferring to PSG in 2017 for a world record transfer fee of €180 million. He also won the UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year during his time at Monaco.

Mbappé made his international debut for France in 2017, after previously representing them at under-17 and under-19 level. That year he was included in their squad that won the 2018 World Cup. He scored four goals throughout the tournament; including an audacious swerving volley against Argentina in Les Bleus' 4–3 semi final victory over Croatia and becoming the third youngest player ever to score twice on World Cup debut when he netted twice against Peru during France's opening game of Group C at just 19 years old.[24]

He started playing football at age five under father Wilfried Mbappe, who had been forced into early retirement due to injury when Kylian was young and died when Kylian was 12 years old

Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Liverpool and the Egypt national team.

In 2018, he was named the African Footballer of the Year for the second time in his career.

Paul Pogba

The world’s highest paid soccer players are those who have made it to the top of their game, and some that are just on their way. While there are many different factors that go into determining how much a player gets paid, one of the biggest is where they play. For example, a player in England will make more money than one from Spain or Germany.

The French midfielder Paul Pogba is currently one of the most expensive players in history after his transfer from Juventus to Manchester United in 2016 for £89 million ($111 million). He has made appearances for France at every level from youth teams through to international play.

Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann is a French professional footballer who plays for Atlético Madrid and the France national team. He was named in the FIFA World Cup Dream Team for his performances in Russia 2018, where he won the Golden Boot with 6 goals.

Griezmann has been voted Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year twice, Ligue 1 Player of the Year three times, La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Season twice and La Liga Best Attacking Midfielder once. He was named in both UEFA Champions League Team of The Season and Europa League Team of The Season whilst at Atlético Madrid. His goal scoring record at club level is outstanding! He scored 122 goals in 232 appearances during his time there which averages out at one goal every 2 games or so!

Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team. He began his career at Southampton and played for their first team from 2006 to 2007, before being signed by Tottenham Hotspur for £7 million in June 2007. Considered one of the most talented players of his generation, he was named PFA Young Player of the Year following an impressive debut season with Spurs where he also won the Premier League Player of the Month award during November 2008. The following season, he scored seven goals from 30 appearances to help Tottenham reach the quarter-finals of UEFA Champions League and win their first major trophy after defeating Chelsea 2–1 in extra time in final game of Football League Cup

Eden Hazard

  • Eden Hazard

  • Belgian National Team, Chelsea FC

  • Net worth: $36 million

Luis Suarez

Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz (Spanish pronunciation: [luˈis alˈberto ˈswaɾez]; born 24 January 1987) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team. Often regarded as one of the best players in the world, Suárez has won 17 trophies in his career. Since joining Barcelona in 2014, he has scored 122 goals across all competitions and set up 29 more, which makes him the club's second highest goalscorer of all time after Lionel Messi.

This list contains the world highest paid soccer players.

This list contains the world highest paid soccer players.

  • Lionel Messi

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Neymar Jr

  • Paul Pogba

  • Gareth Bale

  • Sergio Agüero

  • Antoine Griezmann

8, Kevin De Bruyne 9, Luis Suárez 10 and Mohamed Salah


This list contains the world highest-paid soccer players.

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