According to Forbes, FC Lionel Messi, who remained in Barcelona, ​​is the world’s hardest-earning football player. The fair’s total earnings this year are $ 126 million.

Of the revenue, $ 92 million will be paid as salary. Sponsor revenue is $ 34 million.

– Barcelona won 64 trophies in 105 years before the Fair. Over the past 16 years, he has led his team to 34 trophies. Messi has become one of the biggest in the sport, earning a billion dollars before taxes in his career, Forbes says.

In August-September, Messi twisted for a long time with FC Barcelona and announced that he wanted to leave the club. The gaps were inflamed. A few weeks ago, however, the superstar announced he would stay with the company.

Messi was seen last Saturday in his team’s shirt when Barcelona faced Tarragona in a practice match. The superstar played the opening half.

Barcelona took the win 3-1.

Ronaldo in second

Second on the list is Juventus ’Cristiano Ronaldo, whose earnings total $ 117 million. The superstar gets a salary of $ 70 million and sponsorship contracts for $ 47 million.

Third is PSG star Neymar, who raged against Marseille on Sunday, earning $ 96 million.

In fourth place is the surprise: Kylian Mbappe. The 21-year-old striker is earning $ 48 million this year.

Mbappe’s earnings are $ 28 million in salaries and sponsorship agreements as high as $ 14 million. The young star is the face of Nike and luxury watch maker Hublot, among others.

Mbappe made it to EA Sports’ FIFA 21 game. He is one of the youngest accomplished players in history.

Mbappen is expected to get a much more moneyed deal in 2022.

The top ten on the list alone Earn a total of $ 570 million before taxes this year if player salaries are no longer cut due to the coronavirus, for example.

You can view the full list here.