With 2020 coming up, it’s time to take a look at the highest-paid footballers in the world over the last 12 months.
Thanks to all the highly-lucrative commercial deals, a world-class footballer’s annual income normally reaches astronomical figures. Just a week’s salary alone, for example, takes most of us a huge chunk of our lifetimes to reach.
Clearly, life as a top player really is the dream job. The simple idea of doing what you love for a living, with the knowledge that you’re financially secure for life must be bliss.
And given today’s rates, it honestly wouldn’t surprise us if a player’s annual income doubles over the next decade.
Top European clubs will do anything to keep their superstars happy, and normally break the bank to do so.
While the likes of Nike, Adidas and Pepsi continue to offer some mega sponsorship deals.
So, without further ado, we give you the top-10 highest-paid players across the world in 2019.