Football is a popular game in almost countries. The Football League was founded in England. It becomes the first of many professional football competitions. During the 20th century, several of the various kinds of football grew to become in the world some of the most famous squad sports.
Around the world it is viewed by almost 250 million people. The footballers are in the spotlight and have their own fan following too. They not only enjoy popularity but also a huge pay. The clubs and national squad pay their players huge amount of salary. France Football player’s annual survey of wages reckons the Barcelona star earns over £26m in his basic salary before bonuses.
- Cristiano Ronaldo : Real Madrid : Annual Incomes ($80 Million)
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 at Santo Antonio Portugal. He is one of the top football players and he is the most liked footballer on the Social Media. He plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national squad. In 2014 he becomes third time player of the year.
2. Lionel Messi : Barcelona : Annual Incomes ($64.7 Million)
Lionel Messi was born on June 24, 1987 at Rosario Argentina. He is an Argentine professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national squad. Currently he is playing with the squad of Barcelona. In 2014 he signed a new contract with Barcelona which made the super star and the most earning footballer.
3. Gareth Bale : Real Madrid : Annual Incomes ($36.4 Million)
Gareth Bale was born on July 16, 1989 at Cardiff United Kingdom. He is a Welsh professional footballer. He plays as a winger for Real Madrid and the Wales national squad. He started his professional career at Southampton playing at left back and earning acclaim as a free kick specialist.
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic : PSG : Annual Incomes ($40.4 Million)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was born on October 3, 1981 at Malmö Sweden. He is a Swedish professional footballer. He plays as a striker for French club Paris Saint Germain and the Sweden national squad for which he is captain. In the French Ligue 1 he is the most powerful players consider. He played 40 matches for the Malmo FF on contract from (1999-2001).
5. Radamel Falcao : Manchester United : Annual Incomes ($35.4 Million)
Radamel Falcao was born on February 10, 1986 at Santa Marta Colombia. He is a Colombian professional footballer. He plays as a striker for English club Chelsea on loan from French club Monaco and captains the Colombia national squad. In the Ligue 1 he is the main super star of the AS Monaco football club.
6. Neymar JR : Barcelona : Annual Income ($33.4 Million)
Neymar JR was born on February 5, 1992 at Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo Brazil. He is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national squad as a forward or winger and he is also the captain of the national squad. After coming third in 2010 at the age of 19 he won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award.
7. Wayne Rooney : Manchester United : Annual Incomes ($25.4 Million)
Wayne Rooney was born on October 24, 1985 at Croxteth United Kingdom. He is an English professional footballer. He plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national squad. After David Beckham and Michael Owen he is the most earning British player. He was awarded the PFA Players in 2009–10′ Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year.
8. Sergio Aguero : Manchester City : Annual Incomes ($23.3 Million)
Sergio Aguero was born on June 2, 1988 at Buenos Aires Argentina. He is an Argentine professional footballer. He plays as a striker for English club Manchester City and the Argentina national squad. In the 2010 Aguero was selected to represent Argentina FIFA World Cup, 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2011 Copa America and the 2015 Copa America.
9. Yaya Toure : Manchester City : Annual Incomes ($21.7 Million)
Yaya Toure was born on May 13, 1983 at Bouake, Cote d’Ivoire. He is an Ivorian professional footballer. He plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Ivory Coast national squad. He wins the Premier League title and his squad is chasing the Chelsea this year again.
10. Luis Suarez : Barcelona : Annual Incomes ($21.3 Million)
Luis Suarez was born on January 24, 1987 at Salto Uruguay. He is a Uruguayan professional footballer. He plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Uruguay national squad as a striker. He is one of the most talked transfers last season happen. He started his career as a youth player for Nacional in 2003.