Tuesday, December 10, 2013

2013 Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers in the world!




It’s that time of the year again when we bombard you all with tons of top 10s and award nominees, no worries, there’s more to come J
This list includes players’ annual salary at time of contract; it does not include all the sponsorship and freebies these guys rake in every year. Five of the top 10 play in the Premier League and all salary figures are in euros. So, let’s take a look at some of the highest paid players in 2013.

10. Edinson Cavani (Uruguay) plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain in the French Ligue 1 and the Uruguayan national team.
Player Contract: PSG, July, 2013= £10m annual salary

09. Gareth Bale (Wales) plays for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Wales national team as a winger.
Player Contract: Real Madrid, September, 2013= £11m annual salary

08. Thiago Silva (Brazil) plays as a central defender for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazilian national team.
Contract Extension: PSG, August, 2013= £12m annual salary

07. Sergio Agüero (Argentina) plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester City and the Argentina national team.
Contract Extension: Manchester City, May, 2013=£12.5m annual salary

06. Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)   plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Ivory Coast national team. 
Contract Extension: Manchester City, April, 2013=£13m annual salary

05. Wayne Rooney (England) plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team
Contract Extension: Manchester United, October, 2010=£13.8m annual salary

04. Radamel Falcao (Columbia) striker who plays in the French Ligue 1 for AS Monaco and represents the Colombia national football team
Player Contract: AS Monaco, May, 2013=£14m annual salary

03. Zlatan Ibrahimović (Sweden) plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Captains the Swedish national team.
Contract Extension: PSG, September, 2013=£15m annual salary

02. Lionel Messi (Argentina) plays as a forward for La Liga club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as the captain of his country's national football team. 
Contract Extension: Barcelona FC, February, 2013=£16m per year

01. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) plays as a forward for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and serves as captain of the Portuguese national team.
Contract Extension: Real Madrid, September,2013=£17m per year