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Lionel Messi and critiano ronaldo

Argentina and Barcelona star, Lionel Messi is the highest-paid footballer in the world, taking home about $1.4million-a-week last year in wages and sponsorship deals.

 José Mourinho, Chelsea manager is the richest coach with: 18 million euros, followed closely behind by Carlo Ancelotti of Real Madrid with 15.5million euros

4-time World Footballer of the year earned a staggering $72million in 2014. He made about $38million as his club salary and the rest were from lucrative endorsements with the likes of Adidas, FIFA 15 and Turkish Airlines.

This makes him richer than his arch-rival, Cristiano Ronaldo who brought in about $60million in 2014. This is according to the latest France Football magazine rich list.

The list is as follows:

Top 20 highest earning footballer

1. Lionel Messi (Barcelone) : 65 million euros

2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 54

3. Neymar JR (Barcelone) 36,5

4. Thiago Silva (Paris-SG) 27,5

5. Robin Van Persie (Manchester United) 25,6

6. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) 23,8

7. Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) : 22,5

8. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris-SG) : 21,5

9. Sergie Agüero (Manchester City) : 21,2

10.Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) : 20,2

11. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) et Yaya Touré (Manchester City) : 20

13. Angel Di Maria (Manchester United) et Radamel Falcao (Manchester United) : 18,5

15. Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) : 17,8

16. David Silva (Manchester City) et Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea) : 17,3

18. David Luiz (Paris-SG) : 17,2

19. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) : 17

20. Mario Götze (Bayern Munich) : 16,9

 

The top 20 richest football coaches

1. José Mourinho (Chelsea) : 18 million euros

2. Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid) 15,5

3. Pep Guardiola (Bayern Munich) : 15,2

4. Arsène Wenger (Arsenal) : 11,3

5. Louis Van Gaal (Manchester United) : 10

6. Fabio Capello (Russie) : 9

7. André Villas-Boas (Zenith Saint-Pétersbourg) : 8,5

8. Sven-Göran Eriksson (Shanghai SIPG) : 8

9. Jürgen Klopp (Borussia Dortmund) : 7,2

10. Laurent Blanc (Paris-SG) et David Moyes (Real Sociedad) : 7

12. Rafael Benitez (Naples) : 6,9

13. Walter Mazzarri (ex-Inter Milan) : 6,8

14. Roberto Di Matteo (Schalke 04) : 6

15. Luciano Spalletti (ex-Zenith Saint-Pétersbourg) et Luis Enrique (Barcelone) : 5,5

17. Antonio Conte (Italie) : 5,3

18. Manuel Pellegrini (Manchester City) : 5,2

19. Brendan Rodgers (Liverpool) : 4,9

20. Roberto Mancini (Inter Milan) : 4,8

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  1. damizzle!!

    March 26, 2015 at 10:09 am

    issorait!!my son must be a footballer…lol

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