Top 10 Who is the highest paid footballer in the world?

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is no more in the top ten list of highest paid players.

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Following his transfer to Shanghai Shenhua, Carlos Tevez has become the biggest-earning footballer in the world, making even more than compatriot Lionel Messi and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo.

A source close to the player told AFP that the 32-year-old former Manchester United and Manchester City striker will make around 38 million euros a season in China.

At the moment, Tevez banks a relatively modest two million euros a season with Boca Juniors.

According to Portugese media, Real Madrid star Ronaldo earns 23.6 million euros a season while Barcelona ace Messi boasts a salary of 20 million euros.

Ronaldo and Messi are also lagging behind Brazil’s Oscar whose switch from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG last week guarantees him 24 million euros each season.

Football’s top 10 salaries (based on media reports):

1. Carlos Tevez (ARG/Shanghai Shenhua/CHN) — £615,000-a-week

2. Oscar (BRA/Shanghai SIPG/CHN) — £400,000-a-week

3. Cristiano Ronaldo (POR/Real Madrid/ESP) — £365,000-a-week

4. Lionel Messi (ARG/Barcelona/ESP) — £365,000-a-week

5. Gareth Bale (WAL/Real Madrid/ESP) – £350,000-a-week

6. Hulk (BRA/Shanghai SIPG/CHN) – £320,000-a-week

7. Paul Pogba (FRA/Manchester United/ENG) – £290,000-a-week

8. Graziano Pelle (ITA/Shandong Luneng/CHN) – £290,000-a-week

9. Neymar (BRA/Barcelona/ESP) – £275,000-a-week

10. Wayne Rooney (ENG/Manchester United/ENG) – £260,000-a-week

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