Lionel Messi Named Football Highest Earner With €8.3million Per Month

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has ranked as the highest paid footballer in the world, ahead of Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi with the 6th Ballon D'or
Lionel Messi with the 6th Ballon D’or

In the list published by L’Equipe, Messi earns €8.3 million gross per month after tax, with Cristiano on €4.5m gross per month.

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Next on the list is PSG star, Neymar, who earns €3m gross per month, with Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez both coming just below €3m gross per month.

Joint-sixth on the list are Real Madrid stars Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard who take home €2.5m gross per month.


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