Its not about money but for the love of the game, YEAH RIGHT! Tell that to the highest paid soccer player in the world who is making hundreds of millions of dollars to chase a ball around the field. Sometimes it's hard to believe that the top soccer players in the world are making all of us this money but guess what? It's not their fault the game is so popular and their skills are in demand, they just play the game.
If you've every wondered who, what and how the highest paid soccer player and players around the world get paid and how you can maybe get to that level one day then all your answers are here. Highest paid in each league, team and the world along with the highest transfer fee and other ways these soccer players make their money besides just scoring goals on the pitch. If your favourite team is looking to sign one of these players one day well they better have their cheque books ready because money talks!
1. Lionel Messi 172 - 92 and 34
2. Cristiano Ronaldo 160 - 70 and 47
3. Neymar 132 - 78 - 18
4. Kylian Mbappe 57 28 and 14
5. Mo Salah 51 24 and 13
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3. Former Clubs - Loan or cut