List of Highest Paid Football Players

S.N. Name Date of Birth Country Team Salary (Annual)
1 Michael Essien 03 December 1982 Ghana Panathinaikos USD 1.728.000,00
2 Wesley Sneijder 09 June 1984 The Netherlands Galatasaray USD 12.960.000,00
3 Andrés Iniesta 11 May 1984 Spain FC Barcelona USD 15.120.000,00
4 Fernando Torres 20 March 1984 Spain Milan USD 18.300.000,00
5 Karim Benzema 19 December 1987 France Real Madrid USD 18.360.000,00
6 Frank Lampard 20 June 1978 United Kingdom New York City FC USD 19.700.000,00
7 Ronaldinho Gaúcho 21 March 1980 Brazil Fluminense USD 2.280.000,00
8 Bastian Schweinsteiger 01 August 1984 Germany Manchester United USD 20.463.158,00
9 Luis Alberto Suárez 24 January 1987 Uruguay FC Barcelona USD 21.000.000,00
10 Wayne Rooney 24 October 1985 United Kingdom Manchester United USD 26.900.000,00
11 Nigel de Jong 30 November 1984 The Netherlands AC Milan USD 3.240.000,00
12 David Beckham 02 May 1975 United Kingdom Paris Saint-Germain USD 37.000.000,00
13 Zlatan Ibrahimović 03 October 1981 Sweden Paris Saint-Germain USD 39.100.000,00
14 Steven Gerrard 30 May 1980 United Kingdom LA Galaxy USD 6.332.504,00
15 Carlos Tévez 05 February 1984 Argentina Juventus USD 6.650.526,00
16 Kaká 22 April 1982 Brazil Orlando City USD 7.167.500,00
17 Lionel Messi 24 June 1987 Argentina FC Barcelona USD 73.800.000,00
18 Cristiano Ronaldo 05 February 1985 Portugal Real Madrid USD 79.600.000,00
19 Vincent Kompany 10 April 1986 Belgium Manchester City USD 9.236.842,00
20 Francesco Totti 27 September 1976 Italy Roma USD 9.288.000,00