Sunday 17 December 2017

World's top earners

1 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) £11.3m a year, or £215,000 a week

2 Yaya Touré Man City £11.1m/£213k

3 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Barcelona (on loan at AC Milan) £10.4m/£200k

=4 Lionel Messi Barcelona

=4 Samuel Eto'o Inter Milan

£9.1m/£175k

6 Kaka Real Madrid

£8.7m/£167k

7 Wayne Rooney Man Utd

£8.32m/£160k

=8 Emmanuel Adebayor Man City

=8 Karim Benzema Real Madrid

£7.4m/£142k

10 Carlos Tévez Man City

£7m/£134k

Irish Independent

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