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World highest-paid footballer- The list of 10 highest paid footballers in 2021


1. Lione Messi, (Paris Saints-German)


Here comes the number one the former Barcelona star and the goat of football Lionel Messi. Messi is in the number 1 position of the World highest-paid footballer currently according to his salary. Everybody is well known for Messi’s creativity as a scorer and playmaker. He is the number one player to wins six times Ballon D’or and six Golden shoe awards in history.


After his exit from Barcelona surprisingly, the 33 years old joins the French club Paris Saint-German this summer and again going to reunite his former friend and teammate Neymar. Messi spends around 21 years at Barcelona and played for a single club where he achieves an immense number of records. Now he will decide to take new challenges by joining PSG for a free transfer. In his club at PSG Messi will earn the highest amount salary in the world £960,000 per week and take over Messi in the highest salary list at PSG.


2. Cristiano Ronaldo, (Juventus)


The legend footballer and current forward of Juventus. The 36 year’s old is in the second position of the World highest-paid footballer currently in the world. After his biggest competitors more than 10 years Lionel Messi. Ronaldo is recognised as the greatest footballer of all time. The five Ballon d’Or and five golden boot winner is the second to win this after Messi. After many successful seasons at Real Madrid in 2018, he joins the Italian club Juventus.


Ronaldo has achieved many records during his football career and still creating at the age of 36 years. He can again show why he is the best of all time in his recent campaign at Euro 2020 we’re he wins a golden shoe for a top scorer in the tournament. He scores 5 goals in his 5 matches but his team Portugal couldn’t qualify for the semis. In Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo earns £900,000 per week. His contract at Juventus will expire in 2022.


3. Neymar Jr (Paris Saint-German)

Brazilian and Paris Saint-German star winger Neymar. He is in the number 3rd position of the World highest-paid footballer currently in the world. Everyone is well-known with Brazilian Neymar skills and dribblings. He is not only the highest-paid player but also the world most expensive player in the history of transfer. As Paris Saint-German signs Brazilian star with a record transfer fee of 222 million Euros in the history.


He is the top best footballer currently along with his friend Messi and Ronaldo. Neymar was also nominated in the top list of Ballon d’Or with Messi and Ronaldo. In Paris Saint-German, Neymar earns £606,000 per week. After Messi joins the PSG Neymar becomes the second-highest-paid salary in the club.


4. Antoine Griezmann, (FC Barcelona)

France and Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann. He is in the 4th position of the World highest-paid footballer according to his salary in Barcelona. Griezman is also one of the most expensive players in transfer history as Barcelona signs him in 2019 with a whopping transfer amount of 120 million Euros. His first season was not up to the mark as the Frenchmen finds it difficult to combine with Barcelona forward Messi and Suarez.


After the left of Barcelona’s most experience forward and player Lionel Messi. Now Griezmann will be the main lead of Barcelona’s attacking line with youngsters and newcomers. In Barcelona, Griezman earns £575,000 per week.

5. Gareth Bale, (Real Madrid)

Wales and Real Madrid star winger Gareth Bale. He is in the number 5th position of the World highest paid footballer in 2021. During the trio between Ronaldo, Benzema and Gareth Bale back 2015-16 he was one of the best wingers and forward in the world. Due to his speed Bale provide a pace from right wings.

But from some few years the 32 years old is not his regular form. He is also not the regular choice starter of Zidane former manager of Real Madrid in 2018 after his return to Bernabeu. In the year 2020, Real Madrid loaned Bale to English Club Tottenham Hotspur. During one year season, he finds it difficult to get his space in starting XI of Jose Mourinho’s team. In Real Madrid, Bals earns an amount of £500,000 per week. His contract with Real Madrid will expire the next year 2022.

6. Kylian Mbappe, (Paris Saint-German)

The Rising star in the world of football Kylian Mbappe. He is in the 6th position of the World highest-paid footballer currently. Not only the highest-paid player but also the second-highest expensive player in the world after his teammate Neymar jr. Paris Sanit-German signs the French forward in 2017 with a record fee of €180 million. Mbappe is one of the best players in the world and named along with the greatest footballers Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar.


His speed acceleration, dribblings and creativity skills make him one of the best and will make the standard of football higher in the coming years. In 2021 the 22 year’s old will earn around £410,000 per week. His new contract extension is in doubt as the French man wants to leave PSG this summer and to Real Madrid. But his contract still left one year to expire.


7. Kevin De Bruyne, (Manchester City)


World’s best playmaker currently and star player of Manchester City, Kevin De Bruyne. De Bruyne is in the 7th position of the World highest-paid footballer in 2021 according to his salary. He is recognised for playmaking techniques with his throw balls over the defence of opponents. He is also recognised as one of the best players in the world. And a complete package footballer due to his goalscoring ability, playmaking ability and defending ability.


In 2020 Kevin De Bruyne wins the most prestigious award of IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker. In 2021 De Bruyne signs a new contract extension with Manchester City for five years deal. Now he will earn £385,000 per week. He is the highest-paid player in Manchester city followed by Rahim Sterling and Jack Grealish.

8. David De Gea, (Manchester United)


The Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is one of the best goalkeepers in the world right now. And he is in the 8th position of 10 World highest-paid footballers currently according to his salary. He was named in the list of best goalkeepers since 2010.


In this year David De Gea earns a salary of around £375,000 per week in Manchester United.In 2020 he was at number 10th position but this year he increased by two positions. And place in 8th position by beating Robert Lewandowski in salary. In 2021 he signs a new contract extension with Manchester United for 6 years with an increase in his salary.


9. Robert Lewandowski, (Bayern Munich)


The Bayern Munich star is one of the greatest all-time strikers, Robert Lewandowski. He is in 9th position of current top 10 World highest-paid footballer according to his salary. Robert is the most successful player in the history of the Bundesliga.

He is known for his technique and finishing in the final third by netting into the goal. In 2021 Robert Lewandowski salary is around £350,000 per week in Bayern Munich. He is 32 years old now and still the best in his position in the world with his hunger for scoring goals. Due to his destructive goal scoring, he was the FIFA Men’s player of the year 2020 and even he was the most favourite one to win the 2020 Ballon D’or. But due to pandemics France cancel the event.


10. Luis Suarez, (Atletico Madrid)

The former Barcelona and current striker Luis Suarez. He is in the number 10th position of the World highest-paid footballer according to his salary in Atletico Madrid. Suarez is named as one of the best strikers of all time in the world. During his seasons in Barcelona, he achieves many records and also builds the greatest trio along with Messi, Neymar and Suarez (MSN).

After his surprise exit from Barcelona last summer. Atletico Madrid signs Luis Suarez. Now he is playing in the position of his former teammate Griezmann. During his one season at Atletico Madrid, he helps the team to win La Liga. He again shows why he is still one of the best strikers in the world by scoring 21 goals in the 2020-21 La Liga season. In Atletico Madrid, he earns £300,000 per week.

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