Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players 2013.

Soccer is one of the most followed sports in the international arena. It is no surprise, therefore, that high levels of commercialization and financing have entered the sports. The commercialization of soccer has received mixed reactions from spectators globally. They now enjoy a variety of international talent at domestic leagues, but there is criticism of soccer players being overly paid and not worth the money.

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The recent entering of clubs like PSG, Monaco, Manchester City and Anzhi into the big money spenders group has caused traditionally rich clubs like Real Madrid to spend more and this has seen records being broken recently, with Gareth Bale breaking the world record transfer fees in his move from Tottenham Hotspurs to the Madrid club. Such moves set a precedent for future spending and cause disparity in player quality in leagues, which has been apparent in the La Liga where two clubs have dominated the league for a long time. However, the English Premier League has been sparked with the spending of Chelsea and Manchester City in the last few years which has caused high caliber players to play in the English league and throw the fight for the Premier League title wide open, making the league more competitive than ever before.

Let’s have a look at the biggest earners of world-football today to have a better idea of how escalated player salaries have become in contemporary times.

Highest Paid Soccer Players 2013

Highest Paid Soccer Players 2013Forbes released their Latest World’s Highest Paid Athletes 2013 Last week, According to the List David Backham Found Himself at No: 8 Ronaldo No: 9 and Messi at No: 10. We are Going to Make the List of Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players 2013. backham Still at the Top, While Ronaldo Surpassed Messi He Jumped at No : 2. previously Messi Was at No: 2 and Ronaldo at No: 3. Here is the Complete List.

1. David Beckham

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 47.2 Million USD    5.2 Million USD    42 Million USD

 2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
    44 Million USD  23 Million USD    21 Million USD

 

3. Lionel Messi

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 41.3 Million USD  20.3 Million USD  21 Million USD

 

4. Wayne Rooney

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 21.1 Million USD  18.1 Million USD  3 Million USD

 

5. Sergio Aguero

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 20.9 Million USD  17.4 Million USD  3.5 Million USD

 

6. Didier Drogba

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 20.8 Million USD  15.8 Million USD  5 Million USD

 

7. Yaya Touré

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 20.7 Million USD     18.2 Million USD     2.5 Million USD

 

8. Neymar

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
    20.5 Million USD     10.5 Million USD     10 Million USD

 

9. Fernando Torres

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 20 Million USD  17 Million USD  3 Million USD

10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Total Earning Earning Via Salary/Winnings Earning Via Endorsements
 19.7 Million USD  17.2 Million USD  2.5 Million USD

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