List of Footballers with Highest Income in 2016- As we all know Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two highest paid footballers in the world. They are also considered as best football players in the world of all time. But do you know other footballers after Ronaldo and Messi who are earning huge in 2016. If no, here is best chances to know all those footballers who are generating big income. Because in this article, Top10About is going to present a fresh list of top 10 highest paid footballers in the world of 2016.
Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers in the World 2016
David Silva is a Spanish Professional Footballer. He was born on January 8, 1986 in Span. He plays for both English club Manchester City as well as Spain National Team. He could play as attacking midfielder and winger or second stricker. He is one of best footballers in the world of 2016. His annual income is $11 million and his net worth is $50 million.
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Sergio Aguero is one of the most popular footballers in the football game history for his finishing and goal scoring abilities. He is an Argentine professional foot ball player. He plays as a striker for both English club Manchester City and the Argentina national team. He was born on born 2 June 1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has scored 261 goals which make him one of the top scorers of all time. His annual earning is $11.44 million and his net worth from football salary is $50 Million.
Asamoah Gyan is one of the 8th highest paid footballers in 2016 with annual income of 11.80 million GBP in 2016. He is professional footballer born in Ghana on November 22, 1985. He plays for both Shangai SIPG and Ghanaian National Team as striker. He is one of the highest goalscorers of all time for Ghana National Team with 48 goals.
Yaya Toure is an Ivorian professional football player. He plays as a central midfielder for both Premier League club Manchester City and the Ivory Coast national team. He is also the Captain of this team. He was born on 13 May 1983 in Bouake, Ivory Coast. He was nominated in the Celebrity of the Year category at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards. And In July 2014, He was also nominated for award in Entertainment at the 2014 The Future Africa Awards. In December 2015 he won the BBC African Footballer of the Year. His annual income from football salary is $15 million and his net worth is $70 million.
Neymar JR is a Brazilian professional foot ball player. He plays as a forward for both Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national team. He was born on 5 February 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. He has won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award, and FIFA Puskás Award. He was the highest goal scorer of the 2011 South American Youth Championship with nine goals, including 2 in the final, in the 6–0 win against Uruguay. In December 2015 he was ranked by The Guardian as the 3rd best player in the world and in June 2016, ESPN ranked Neymar 4th on their list of the world’s most famous athletes. He is the highest paid Footballers in 2016 by earning approximately 25 million EUR annually. His net worth in 2016 is around $75 million.
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Gareth Bale is a Welsh professional football player. He plays as a winger for both Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team. He was born on October 24, 1985 in Cardiff, Wales. In 2011 and 2013 he was named PFA Players’ Player of the Year, the UEFA Team of the Year, PFA Young Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year. He has also won UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. In 2016, ESPN ranked Gareth Bale twelfth on its list of the world’s most famous athletes. He is on 5th place in the list of highest paid Footballers in 2016 by earning approximately $15 million annually. His net worth in 2016 is around $90 million.
Wayne Rooney is an English Professional Football player. He plays for both Manchester United as well as England National Team. He was born on October 24, 1985 in England. He has scored 244 goals which makes him one of the top scorer of all time. He has become four times England Player of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2014 and 2015. Wayne is on 4th spot in the list of highest paid Footballers in 2016 by earning approximately $25 million annually. His net worth in 2016 is around $125 million.
In 2016, Pagba became one of the most expensive football players in the world when he got booping amount of £89.3 million for returning back to the club. Pogba is a French football player born on March 15, 1993 in France. He plays for both French National Team and the English Club Manchester United. He could play in attack as well as in defense. In 2013, Pogba won Golden Boy Award and Bravo Boy Award in 2014.He described as one of the most promising young players in the world.
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Lionel Messi is the second highest paid football player in the world. He is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona. He is captain of the Argentina national team. He considered as one of the best athletes in the world and also rated as the greatest football player of all time. He is the only football player in football game history to win five FIFA Ballons d’Or, and the first football player to win three European Golden Shoes. He signed contract with Barcelona in 2014 which made the super star the most earning football players of football history. His annual earning is $81.5 Million and his net worth from football salary is $233 Million.
Cristiano Ronaldo is not only one of the highest paid football players in the world but also highest paid athletes in the world. He is the most liked football star on the Social Media Google+ and Facebook. He was born on
February 5, 1985 in Portugal. He signed a huge money deal agreement with world’s richest football club name Real Madrid. After that he won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2008, 2013 and 2014. He is one of the highest money-making athletes in sport. In 2016 Forbes named Ronaldo the world’s best paid athlete. With his annual earnings of $88 Million he became highest paid football player. Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is $230 million million.