10 best paid football players in 2014 puts Cristiano Ronaldo in first place, followed by Lionel Messi and Wayne Rooney in second and third place respectively.
See the top below, prepared in accordance with Forbes data, which are the lucky guys.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
One of the most popular athletes in the world. Ronaldo is no. 1 in the list of the highest paid football players with the amount of more than 44 million dollars. 23 million – salary / earnings, 21 million – other sources.
2. Lionel Messi
One of the greatest football players, if not the biggest! Lionel Messi has many world records in his pocket. Messi finished second in this ranking, with an income of 41.3 million dollars/year. 20.3 million – salary, 21 million – the most famous advertising brands.
3. Wayne Rooney
One of the most talented football players in England and the best striker of all time. Striker of Manchester United is the third highest paid football player with an annual income of 21.1 million USD, which includes 3 million came from sponsorship offers.
4. Sergio Aguero
Diego Maradona’s son, who plays for Manchester City and the Argentine national team football as a striker, is the fourth of the richest football players in the world. Its annual income is 20.9 million dollars.
5. Didier Drogba
Ivorian footballer as a striker for Galatasaray evolving in Super League. He is the captain and the man with the best score of the national football team of Ivory Coast. He is best known for his career at Chelsea.
6. Yaya Toure
The midfielder Premier League club Manchester City and the Côte d’Ivoire national team. His annual income is over 20.7 million dollars. He receives a salary of 18.2 million and 2.5 million from other income sources. Yaya ranked 6 most paid football players.
A new star of football that goes very high. Neymar was transferred to Barcelona last year and it was the most expensive transfer in football history. Income that brought the 7th in this top is 20.5 million dollars.
8. Fernando Torres
Spanish footballer who plays as a striker for Chelsea and the Spain national team. Torres was ranked 8 in the top-1o most paid soccer players with an income exceeding $ 20 million.
9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Swedish professional who is a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Swedish national team captain. Rank 9 in this top income due 19.7 million annually.
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, known as Kaká Ricardo Kaká or is Brazilian attacking midfielder who currently plays for Italian Serie A club Milan and the Brazilian national team.