Top 50 richest footballers 2016 | Highest Paid Footballers – Forbes

Top 50 richest footballers 2016 | Highest Paid Footballers

The Top 50 richest footballers 2016 list is out. After all the rumors on the on the highest earning Football player we were able to get the genuine listing. The ranking is based on their earnings and we sourced our report from the most trusted Forbes.

Meanwhile, the listing might surprise some people while to some it is as expected. Moreover, Ronaldo and Messi are still topping the list with Cristiano Ronaldo $82 million earning, Salary and match Bonus of 53 million. While Lionl Messi $77 million earnings and salary and match bonus of 51 million. Apart from the two named above , are other Top 50 richest footballers 2016 | Highest Paid Football earners in the game and all are listed with earnings from salary and match bonus and also endorsements.

TOP 50 RICHEST FOOTBALLERS 2016 – THE LIST

Plays for Real Madrid and Portugal. Earns $82 million with salary and match bonus of $53 million. His earnings apart from football comes from his major sponsors like Nike, Herbalife, Tag Heuer, Clear, Pestan Hotel Group.

  • Lionel Messi

Barcelona and Argentina player. He earns $77 million dollars with Salary and match bonus of $51.He also receives $26 million dollars from endorsements.

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Sweden. His earning is $37 million with salary and match bonus of $30 million. He as well receives $7 million from his endorsements. His major sponsors are Nike, Volvo and Vitamin well.

  • Neymar Jr.

Plays for Barcelona and Brazil. He earns $36 million. His salary and match bonus is $14 million. He is currently the highest earning footballer off pitch with $22 million income from endorsements. Meanwhile, Nike, Rexona, Clear and Panasonic are his major sponsors.

  • Gareth Bale

He plays for Real Madrid and Wales. He has an earning of $34 million with salary and match bonus of $24 million. Bale receives $10 million from endorsements. Adidas, BT Sports and Sony Xperia ranked the list of major sponsors.

  • Wayne Rooney

Rooney Plays for Manchester United and also England he earns $26 million with $20 million with income from salary and match bonus of $20 million  and $6 million coming from endorsements. Meanwhile, his major sponsors are Nike and Harper Collins.

  • Sergio Aguero

Kun as he fondly called is a Manchester City and Argentina player, earns $24 million form his salary and match bonus of $17 million and  endorsement of $7 million. Puma, Pepsi and EA Sports are his major sponsors.

  • Luis Suarez

Suarez is an Uruguay player and Barcelona as well. His earnings is $23 million, his income comes from his salary and match bonus of 18 million as well his endorsements majorly from Adidas, Pepsi and Abitab which fetches him $5 million as well.

  • Eden Hazard

He plays for Chelsea and Belgium and earns $22 million from salary and match bonus of $18 million and endorsements of $4 million. His major sponsors are Nike, Toops and Lotus Bakery.

  • Cesc Fabregas

Fabregas plays for Chelsea and also of Spanish origin. He earns $21 million. His major income is from his salary and match bonus of $16 million  and endorsements worth $5 million. Meanwhile, Puma and Beats by Dre are his major sponsors.

  • James Rodriguez

Rodriguez is a Real Madrid (Columbia) player. He earns $21 million from salary and match bonus of $ 14 and endorsements of $7 million. Major sponsors are Adidas, Pepsi and Hugo Boss.

  • Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure plays for Manchester City and also Ivory Coast. HE earns $20 million  from salary and match bonus of 17 million and endorsements of $3 million. Meanwhile, Puma and Nssan are his major sponsors.

  • Radamel Falcao

Falcao is a Chelsea(Columbia) player he earns $19 million from his salary and match bonus of $17 million and endorsements of $2 million majorly from Puma.

  • Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva is Paris Saint-German as well plays for Brazil his national team. His earnings is 18 million which he get from his salary and match bonus of $16 million then $2 million from endorsements. At the meantime his major sponsors are Nike and Nissan.

  • Mesut Ozil

Mesut is an Arsenal player and as well plays for Germany. He earns $18 million. His salary and Bonus account for $12 million while his endorsements fetches him $6 million. Morover, his major sponsor is Adidas.

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German Manchester United player, he earns $18 million from his salary and Bonus of $16 million and endorsements of $2 million. Moreover, his major sponsors are Adidas and Beat by Dre.

  • Angel Di Maria

Di Maria is an Argentine player who plays for Paris Saint-Germain. And he earns 418 million from salary and match bonus while his endorsements fetches $2 million for him. At the meantime, his major sponsor is Adidas.

  • Robin Van Persie

Robin Van Persie is a Fenerbache player. Van Persie earns $17 million from his salary and match bonus of $15 million  and $2 million from endorsements. Meanwhile, Adidas and BT Sports are is major sponsors.

  • David Silva

David Silva is a Spanish midfielder he plays for Manchester City and Spain. And earn $17 million from his salary and match bonus of $15 million and $2 million from endorsements. Meanwhile, his major sponsor is Adidas.

Samir Nasri

Nasri a Manchester City football player. He also plays for France with $15 million earnings from salary and match bonus as well as $1 million from endorsements. Meanwhile, is major sponsor is Adidas.

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