Top 10 highest-paid footballers in the world 2019

Top 10 highest-paid footballers in the world 2019

Here is list of the top 10 highest-paid footballers in the world, this list is according to French news outlet, L’Equipe, annual salary report.

List of top 10 highest-paid footballers 2019

10. Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil was born on 15 October 1988, in Gelsenkirchen, a city in the North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. As a youngster, he initially played for some local clubs in Gelsenkirchen, and later on moved to Rot-Weiss-Essen, an Essen-based DFB football club that he represented for 5 years.

Current teams: Arsenal F.C. (#10 / Midfielder),

monthly earnings – £1.4million

9. Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe Lottin is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for the France National Football Team and Paris Saint-Germain. Mbappe was born on 20 December 1998 in Paris.

Current teams: club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team

monthly earnings – £1.4million

8. Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez is a professional Chilean footballer, born on 19 December 1988 in Tocopilla, Chile. He is a winger but can play other forward positions as well. He plays for English club Manchester United and the Chile national team.

Current teams: Manchester United and the Chile national team.

monthly earnings – £2 million

7. Philippe Coutinho

He was born on June 12, 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to José Carlos Correia, an architect, and his wife, Esmerelda Coutinho. He was their third and youngest son. He grew up in the northern Rocha district of Rio.

Current teams: Barcelona and the Brazilian national team.

monthly earnings – £2 million

6. Gareth Bale

Gareth Frank Bale was born on July 16, 1989, in Cardiff, Wales, Frank and Debbie Bell. His father, a caretaker in a local school, and his mother, a local operations manager, named him at Eglwys Newydd Primary School in Whitchurch, where he saw the scouts of the Southampton Football Club.

Current teams: Real Madrid C.F. (Forward), Wales national football team

monthly earnings– £2.2million

5. Luis Suarez

Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz was born on 24 January 1987 in Salto, Uruguay, to Rodolfo and Sandra Suarez. His father was a porter from a poor mixed background having African ancestors. His family moved to Montevideo for work when Luis was seven years old. He has seven siblings.

Current teams: FC Barcelona, Uruguay national football team

monthly earnings– £2.5million

4. Neymar

Neymar da Silva Santos, Jr., (born February 5, 1992, Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil), Brazilian football (soccer) player who was one of the most prolific scorers in his country’s storied football history.

Current teams: Paris Saint-Germain F.C. and Brazil national football team

monthly earnings– £2.7million

3. Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann is a French footballer, born in 1991 in Mâcon, France. He began playing in his hometown youth team. As a teenager Antoine tried to join several European clubs’ youth academies, but was rejected.

Current teams: Atlético Madrid and France national football team

monthly earnings – £2.9million

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is the youngest of four children born to Maria Dolores dos Santos and José Dinis Aveiro. He was named after Ronald Reagan, one of his father’s favorite actors. Ronaldo grew up in a largely working class neighborhood in a small tin-roofed home that overlooked the ocean.

Current teams: Juventus and the Portugal national team

monthly earnings – £4.1million

1. Lionel Messi

Luis Lionel Andres (“Leo”) Messi (b. June 24, 1987) is an Argentinian soccer player who plays forward for the FC Barcelona club

Current teams: FC Barcelona and Argentina national football team

monthly earnings – £7.3million