Highest Paid Player in The World / Current Richest Footballer

Highest Paid Player in The World / Current Richest Footballer

From the latest list of the Highest Paid Player in The World / Current Richest Footballer on Earth it came as a surprise to the whole world as Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, came as the number one (no. 1) in the list of Highest Paid Player in The World 2015, topping Lionel Messi of Barcelona FC.

Cristiano Ronaldo CR7 Tops the Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, as Best-Paid Footballer in 2015 Forbes List, though the Real Madrid superstar Cristiano’s earnings don’t come any way near what the two boxers who fought the fight called fight of the century, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao earned over the last year.

Highest Paid Player in The World / Current Richest Footballer

Here is Forbes 2015 List of Highest Paid Player in The World / Current Richest Footballer on Earth

S/NNAMEFOOTBALL CLUBCOUNTRYNETWORTH
1Cristiano RonaldoReal MadridPortugal$79 million
2Lionel MessiBarcelonaArgentina$70.5 million
3Zlatan IbrahimovicParis Saint-GermainSweden$41.8 million
4Gareth BaleReal MadridWales$34.9 million
5NeymarBarcelonaBrazil$31.7 million
6Radamel FalcaoManchester UnitedColombia$31 million
7Wayne RooneyManchester UnitedU.K.$25.8 million
8James RodriguezReal MadridColombia$25.4 million
9Sergio AgueroManchester CityArgentina$25.3 million
10Luis SuarezBarcelonaUruguay$19.9 million
11Yaya TouréManchester CityIvory Coast$19.7 million

It can be observed from the Forbes list of Highest Paid Player in The World 2015 that only on African footballer appeared in the list, which is not even among the top ten (10). The African highest paid footballer, Yaya Touré made it number Eleven 11 in the whole world.

It also appeared to me according to the Forbe’s list that Real Madrid pays their players higher than other football clubs in on earth, this is because, the Spanish club Madrid featured the First, the Fourth and the Eight person in the list, making the club players appearing three times in the 2015 highest paid footballer list.

When we talk of Sport as a whole Boxers happens to be the richest and highest paid profession with the following two people been the first and second richest in sports.

S/NNameSportCOUNTRYNETWORT
1Floyd MayweatherBoxingU.S.A$300 million
2Manny PacquiaoBoxingPhilippines Philippines$160 million

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are the two legend Boxers in the world.

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