With over 250 million players and even more fans, football is the world’s most popular sport. Football’s massive player base and audience creates endless opportunities for money to be made for companies and athletes alike. The real money however, is made by the professionals. These elite athletes are adored and looked up to by millions.
Neymar has penned a five-year deal with he French club, which will see him pick up more than £500,000 a week at the Parc des Princes.
The 25-year-old completed his world-record move to Ligue 1 on Thursday, after PSG activated his £200m release clause.
He is already the highest-paid footballer in Europe, but only second to one special footballer in the world (Guess his name ? ).
Here’s the current Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers in the world 2018.
10. Wayne Rooney (Everton) £260,000-per-week
Wayne Mark Rooney is a former Manchester United and England National team captain. He served as a forward as well as also played midfield. He is also ad model for famous brands like Nike, Samsung and Harper Collins, which are major sponsors of him.
Wayne is also a winner of different championship and titles. He is the tenth highest paid footballer on the planet.