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Top 10 highest paid footballers in 2020, according to Forbes

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In today’s world, the amount of money football players get is quite a large amount. The clubs have very wealthy owners who invest a large sum of money to see their clubs get all the success.

In order to make their clubs successful, they bring in all the top players of the game. The top players come with a hefty price tag and along with that a large salary.

The players not only earn from the salaries given by their clubs but also command a very large sum of money from the advertisements and bonuses.


Now, Forbes has released the list of the highest-paid footballers in 2020. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo once again top this year’s Forbes ranking of the highest-paid football players.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 highest paid footballers in 2020, according to Forbes:

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10. David De Gea

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Total Earnings: $27 million

Salary: $24 million

Endorsements: $3 million

Club: Manchester United (Premier League)

Nationality: Spain

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9. Robert Lewandowski

Total Earnings: $28 million

Salary: $24 million

Endorsements: $4 million

Club: Bayern Munich (Bundesliga)

Nationality: Poland

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8. Gareth Bale

Total Earnings: $29 million

Salary: $23 million

Endorsements: $6 million

Club: Real Madrid (LaLiga)

Nationality: Wales

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7. Antoine Griezmann

Total Earnings: $33 million

Salary: $28 million

Endorsements: $5 million

Club: Barcelona (LaLiga)

Nationality: France

via adidas football’s twitter

6. Paul Pogba

Total Earnings: $34 million

Salary: $28 million

Endorsements: $6 million

Club: Manchester United (Premier League)

Nationality: France

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5. Mohamed Salah

Total Earnings: $37 million

Salary: $24 million

Endorsements: $13 million

Club: Liverpool (Premier League)

Nationality: Egypt


4. Kylian Mbappe

Total Earnings: $42 million

Salary: $28 million

Endorsements: $14 million

Club: Paris Saint-Germain (Ligue 1)

Nationality: France

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3. Neymar Jr.

Total Earnings: $96 million

Salary: $78 million

Endorsements: $18 million

Club: Paris Saint-Germain (Ligue 1)

Nationality: Brazil

via Juventus’ twitter

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Total Earnings: $117 million

Salary: $70 million

Endorsements: $47 million

Club: Juventus (Serie A)

Nationality: Portugal

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1. Lionel Messi

Total Earnings: $126 million

Salary: $92 million

Endorsements: $34 million

Club: Barcelona (LaLiga)

Nationality: Argentina

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Rahul Roy
Rahul Roy
I am a computer guy by profession and a sports fanatic by choice.


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