REVEALED!! World’s Highest Paid player and is not Messi, Rolando or Ibrahimovic – See How Much He Earns (Photos)
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been toppled as the world’s highest paid players in the world.
According to documents leaked by whistleblowers ‘Football Leaks’, the best-paid player in the world reportedly earns more than £100,000-a-week more than Cristiano Ronaldo and nearly twice that of the multiple Ballon d’Or winner
The best-paid footballer on the planet is also an Argentinian forward… Ezequiel Lavezzi – Messi’s international team-mate.
It is reported that Lavezzi is paid nearly twice as much per week as the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.
Early this year, Lavezzi joined Chinese club Hebei China Fortune from Paris Saint-Germain in a deal reported to be worth £400,000 a week however leaked contract details reveals that he is paid a weekly salary of £493,000.
Messi’s rival, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, signed a new five-year deal last month, at a reported £365,000 per week, while his team-mate Gareth Bale has also committed his future to the La Liga leaders and his weekly wage is said to be more than £350,000 after tax.