Highest Paid Soccer Players
Highest Paid Soccer Players 2016: Soccer is among the Most followed sports in the world, which is counted among the best paid sports of modern days. Because of its 250 million worldwide viewership, the famous soccer players get huge attention from the crowd especially from the football fans besides their extremely high yearly income. The clubs and national teams pay their players huge amount of salary as they also earn big bucks from the jersey sponsorships and television rights fees.
Elite soccer players of various famous clubs also boost their yearly income besides their salary from the national teams and the clubs, with their huge endorsements and advertisement fees from megabrands. Recent FIFA 2014 World Cup has proved itself as one of the best platforms for the players to get a huge contract for the advertisements of various brands such as Nike, Adidas, Pepsi, Volvo and various other companies. And here is the list of Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players 2016. Navigate Full List Below Through Next Previous Buttons.
10. Cese Fabregas – Total Earning: $21 Million
- Salary & Bonus: $16 Million
- Endorsements: $5 Million
Spanish midfielder, currently playing for Chelsea. won premier league just after moving to Chelsea from Barcelona FC in 2014. Fabregas has the 5 year contract with Chelsea. at the moment he is making reasonable amount of $23 million annually. Fabregas getting $18 million per year salary from Chelsea. he is also getting $5 million through endorsements.
9. Eden Hazard – Total Earning: $22 Million
Salary & Bonus: $18 Million
Endorsements: $4 Million
Belgium sensation playing for Chelsea at the moment. he was picked up by Chelsea in January 2015. Eden Hazard is making handsome amount of $23 Million per year. he has $18 Million salary for playing Chelsea. and also he has some commercial deals with some well known companies, so he is earning $4 million from these endorsements. just 1 Million below from Luis Suarez he Hazard is the 9th Highest Earning Footballer in the World.
8. Luis Suarez – Total Earning: $23 Million
Salary & Bonus: $18 Million
Endorsements: $5 Million
Barcelona’s Star Footballer and one of Most controversial footballer. Luis Suarez shining big time after moving to Barcelona FC. he was one of top scorers in la liga 2015. Luis Suarez is making $23 Million in Total. $18 million through his Salary. and $5 Million from endorsements and commercials for different top companies from around the world.
7. Sergio Aguero – Total Earning: $24 Million
Salary & Bonus: $17 Million
Endorsements: $7 Million
Sergio Aguero, one of the most gossiped players in the football world for his finishing and goal scoring aptitudes. Manchester City is one of the most valued football club given him a healthy contract. At present, he is receiving $5 million from his sponsors Pepsi, Gillette and Puma. His yearly salary is $18.3 million. Both salary and endorsements accounts for his entire earning of $23.3 million. He is ranked in the 8th most highest paid soccer players 2016.
6. Wayne Rooney – Total Earning: $26 Million
Salary & Bonus: $20 Million
Endorsements: $6 Million
Rooney is earning $26 million per annum that also includes his $20 Million in Salary and endorsements of $6 million. He has sponsorship contracts with Nike, Harper Collins and Samsung. Manchester United has rewarded him at four years contract expansion that worth $104 million. He is the most earning highest paid soccer players 2016 ranked on 7th position.