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10 Highest Paid Soccer Players of the World

Why not to put players of the most played game in the world into scrutiny. Some of the players in this industry are making some serious dough which is reflected on this year’s Forbes listing.

Here we have compiled a list of some of the highest paid soccer players in the world. If you really think you have talent in this game, give it a shot and try to make up to this list.

David Beckham


David Beckham tops the list by earning $40 million this year from Los Angeles galaxy. He has played in famous clubs like Manchester united and Real Madrid and that paid off for him.

Cristiano Ronaldo


A player of skills, dribbling and ball control,the Portuguese hero Cristiano Ronaldo has earned $38 million this year from Real Madrid. Ronaldo was nominated for the best player of the year in 2010.

Lionel Messi


The best soccer player in 2010 awarded by FIFA, earned $32 million this year from Barcelona FC. He is known to be the key player in his club and without whom the manager would worry a lot.

Ricardo Kaka


Ricardo kaka earned $25 million from real Madrid which reflects his excellence of game. He has been nominated for the FIFA world cup best player of the year.



The Brazilian magician Ronaldinho earned $24 million from Flamingo this year. Famous for his skills and unique game, he has been the best player of the world in the year 2004 and 2005 which was awarded by FIFA.

Thierry Henry


From arsenal FC to Barcelona and now to New York red bulls, Henry earned $21 million this year at the age of 34. known to be the best finisher and was fan favorites’ when he was in arsenal FC.

Wayne Rooney


The Red dZevils key player Wayne Rooney earned $20 million this year from Manchester united. Well known for his through balls and sensibility.

Frank Lampard


One of the top players of the English Premier League, Frank Lampard earned $17 million this year from Chelsea FC. He Plays in the England international soccer team too.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic


The Swedish player currently playing at AC Milan and has earned $17 million this year. Zlatan was named in the 2009 UEFA Team of the Year.

Samuel Eto’o


the Africa’s most decorated player, earned $15 million from FC Anzhi Makhachkala this year. he has won the African player of the year award for record four times. Clearly explains his position is this list.

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