Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30

  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    1/11 Unsurprisingly Lionel Messi makes it into the Forbes list of ten highest earners under 30. Meet the rest.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    2/11 1. Lionel Messi (29 - Barcelona): Unsurprisingly La Pulga tops the list earned $81.4 million, $53.4 million of which was paid to him by his club. He also earned 28 million dollars from sponsors.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    3/11 2. Neymar (24 - Barcelona): The Brazilian trickster pocketed $36 million, with salary and bonuses making up $14.5 million of that amount. His endorsements deals were valued at $23 million.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    4/11 3. Gareth Bale (27 - Real Madrid): The man-bun sporting Welshman banked $34 million, with salary making up the bulk, $24 million, and endorsements, $10 million, providing him with a tidy rainy day fund.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    5/11 4. Sergio Agüero (28 - Manchester City): El Kun earned $24 million, $17 million of which was part of his salary. Endorsements provided the Argentinean marksman with a further $7 million.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    6/11 5. Luis Suárez (29 - Barcelona): The world’s most infamous biter took home $23 million, $18 million in wages and $5 million in sponsorship deals.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    7/11 6. Eden Hazard (25 - Chelsea): The broody Belgian added $22 million to his bank account, $18 million thanks to salary and another $4 million because of endorsement deals.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    8/11 7. Cesc Fabregas (29 - Chelsea): The Spaniard earned $21 million, with salary accounting for $16 million of the total. Sponsorship deals made up the rest of his income.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    9/11 8. James Rodríguez (25 - Real Madrid): The out-of-favor Colombian earned $21 million, with salary accounting for $14 million. The Bernabeu benchwarmer also pocketed $7 million from sponsorship deals.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    10/11 9. Mesut Özil (27 - Arsenal): The German assist machine earned $18 million, with $12 million salary making up the majority of the total. He supplemented his income with sponsorship deals worth $6 million.
  • Ten Highest Earning Soccer Players Under 30
    11/11 10. Ángel Di María (28 - PSG): $16 million from salary and $2 million from sponsorship deals earned El Fideo $18 million.

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