Top 5 Footballers With Highest Salaries in 2016/17 Season

Top 5 Footballers With Highest Salaries in 2016/17 Season

Real Madrid’s forward,super star Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the two highest paid footballers in the world and that too by far with their after-tax salary contracts with Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively.

Both of them are the highest paid footballers both on and off the pitch.However , the money that separate both of them is as small/slight as their greatness.

Both players have unique contracts with their respective clubs where they are paid salaries after tax. Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid back in 2009 for a world record fee.

He became the highest paid player in the world when he signed new 5 year deal with Real Madrid back in 2013 and that will keep him at Madrid until 2018.

His new 5 year contract is worth £76 million in total and he will be paid £288,000 a week after tax which means he costs Real madrid a hooping £30 million a year.

Who are the other footballers with huge salaries ? Well the top 5 highest paid players list has 2 representing Real Madrid, 2 Barcelona, 1 Manchester United player. take a look at top 5 footballers with big salaries as we are already in the 2016-17 season.

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