The Telegraph has reviewed the list of 20 Highest Paid Footballers In The World
20. Thiago Silva / PSG (£ 185,000 / week)
The first name in Highest Paid Footballers In The World list is Thiago Silva. Joining PSG from 2013, the Brazilian midfielder has always been a firm support for the defense of the French champions. Recently, Thiago Silva has extended one-year contract with the team in Stadium Park until the summer of 2018. Along with the leaving of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, former AC Milan midfielder has become the highest paid players PSG.
19. Eden Hazard / Chelsea (£ 200,000 / week)
The contract was signed in the summer 2015. The Belgian midfielder has become the player with the highest income of the Blues. Currently, Eden Hazard is an indispensable name in the 3-4-3 that Conte is building.
18. Bastian Schweinsteiger / Man United (£ 200,000 / week)
German veteran was one of the players have “The job’s boring but the money’s good” in the world at this time. Mourinho’s reign, Schweinsteiger was an unused substitute in any competition, including in the U23 team’s shirt colors. However, that does not change that the leadership Reds still have to regularly pay this midfielder £ 200,000 / week.
17. David De Gea / Man United (£ 200,000 / week)
After anecdote “jammed fax machines”, leadership Reds immediately bogged down De Gea by 4-year-contract with very high salary.
16. Luis Suarez / Barca (£ 205,000 / week)
Since moving to the Nou Camp in 2014, the Uruguayan player has scored 94 goals in 109 appearances. Recently, Suarez also surpassed Ronaldo and Higuain to obtain the title of “Golden Shoe 2016”.
15. David Silva / Manchester City (£ 210,000 / week)
With a new contract signed in 2014, the home team field Etihad had bound Stadium pompous midfielder of Spanish football to the summer 2019.
14. Ezequiel Lavezzi / Hebei Fortune (£ 222,000 / week)
Leaving behind career pinnacle, former Napoli midfielder has decided to run to the call of money from Chinese Super League ground.
13. Zlatan Ibrahimovic / Man United (£ 220,000 / week)
Ibrahimovic moved to Old Trafford in the transfer window last summer after the end of the contract with Paris Saint-Germain. At this time, the Swedish striker was playing quite struggling with battle sequences were duds up to number 6.
12. Asamoah Gyan / Shanghai SIPG (£ 227,000 / week)
Not an excellent striker but the former Sunderland player still gets super high salary after the decision to paly for the Chinese Super League.
11. Sergio Aguero / Manchester City (£ 230,000 / week)
The Argentine has become the highest paid player at the Etihad Stadium after the extended one-year contract with Manchester City on January 9. At this time, Aguero is ranked second in the list of scorers in the Premier league with 7 goals after 10 rounds.
10. Yaya Toure / Manchester City (£ 230,000 / week)
Like the case of Schweinsteiger, Yaya Touré has received regularly £ 230,000 / week despite not being involved in the match. The contract between the former Barcelona midfielder and team Etihad Stadium will end next summer.
9. Robin Van Persie / Fernebahce (£ 240,000 / week)
Being rejected by Louis Van Gaal, the Dutch striker has moved to play for giants of Turkish football with a salary under the top of the world.
8. Wayne Rooney / Manchester United (£ 260,000 / week)
Captain of Manchester United has lost the official position of the Reds squad under new coach Jose Mourinho. Many newspapers confirmed the Chinese Super League giants are ready to pick Rooney on the salary up to £ 500,000 / week.
7. Neymar / Barcelona (£ 270,000 / week)
Neymar is also in Highest Paid Footballers In The World list. With signing 5-year contract with the Camp Nou club, Neymar has become the second highest salary player in Barcelona. Accordingly, the binding between Neymar and Barca will last until 06/30/2021.
6. Graziano Pelle / Shandong Luneng (£ 290,000 / week)
Not much fame in Europe, but Italy player is Italy still high paid by Shandong Luneng with the sixth high salary in the world. According to calculations by Opta, Pelle will receive a total of 38 million euros salary after the end of two and a half year contract with the giants of the Chinese football.
5. Paul Pogba / Man United (£ 290,000 / week)
Pogba has become the most expensive player in history after returning to Old Trafford in the transfer window last season. However, what the French players performed on the field is not really worth the amount that Manchester United spent.
4. Hulk / Shanghai SIPG (£ 320,000 / week)
Hulk is also a name in Highest Paid Footballers In The World list. Ignore the many invitations from top European team, Hulk has decided to give up climax football to China when entering maturity of career.
3. Gareth Bale / Real Madrid (£ 350,000 / week, after tax)
Salary £ 350,000 (after tax). The new contract of of Bale and the Spanish royal team will last until 2022 with the contract liberation fee up to 1 billion pounds
2. Lionel Messi / Barcelona (£ 370,000 / week, after taxes)
The Argentine still has two-year contract with Barcelona. According to reputable sources, leaders Barca will soon offer a new contract to bind the owner of 5 golden balls FIFA.
1. Ronaldo / Real Madrid (£ 370,000 / week, after tax)
With the signing of a new contract with Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo will play with Messi in the leading position in the list of Highest Paid Footballers In The World