Number one messy for the second consecutive year
Barcelona club captain Lionel Messi has earned $ 92 million (more than 677 crores) in salary, while $ 34 million (more than 250 crores) has come from endorsement. He was also the highest-grossing footballer in 2019.
Ronaldo in second place
Messi is followed by Yuvantas star striker Cristiano Ronaldo at number two. The footballer has earned $ 117 million (more than Rs 861 crore) in the year 2020. It has $ 70 million (Rs. 515.3 crore) salary, while $ 47 million (Rs. 345 crore) is endorsement.
Neymar at number three
Neymar of Brazil is at number three with $ 96 million (more than Rs 706 crore). He earned $ 78 million (over Rs 574 crore) in salary while $ 18 million (over Rs 132 crore) came from endorsement.
Killian Embape at number four
Kylian Embappé, who performed charismatically at the FIFA World Cup-2018, is at number four in this list. The French player earned $ 42 million (more than Rs 309 crore). It has $ 28 million (more than Rs 206 crore) salary, while $ 14 million (more than Rs 103 crore) is endorsement.
They also shine with advice
Egyptian striker Mohammad Salah stood at fifth position with $ 37 million (Rs 272 crore). Apart from him in the top-10 list, France’s Paul Pogba is sixth, Barcelona’s Antoino Griezmann seventh, Real Madrid’s Gareth Bell eighth, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski 9th and Manchester United’s David Di Gia are the tenth footballer.
See the list of top 5 here
Here’s where the top-5 footballer earns and his full 2020 earnings.