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The Top 10 highest paid footballers in the world

The Top 10 highest paid footballers in the world
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9. Oscar

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Fans couldn’t believe it when Oscar swapped for Chinese club Shanghai SIPG in January 2017. 

But the Brazilian has remained in China ever since, and bags a lovely salary at the end of each season. In fact, he is the highest-earner among his fellow footballers in all of East Asia.

Oscar will bring home a profit of $29m alone for this year. Most of it comes from his lucrative contract with Shanghai SIPG. Although his television appearances and work with Adidas gives him a nice little bonus.

Pay: $29 M

Salary: $27 M

Endorsements: $2 M