Who Is The Highest Paid Footballer In The World?

TFM brings you the top 10 highest paid footballer in the world.

This list follows the money and ranks the highest paid footballers in the world for the year 2009.

Check it out.

#10
John Terry@11 million euros

John Terry is the center back and captain of Chelsea, in the Premier League. Terry is also captain of the England national football team. Terry has been recently involved in a scandal after he was named as the footballer who was having an affair with the ex-girlfriend of England team-mate Wayne Bridge.

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#9
Frank Lampard@13 million euros

Frank Lampard comes in at number 9. He is an English midfielder currently playing for Premier League club Chelsea and the England national team. He is also the team-mate of John Terry and TFM is pretty sure that Lampard is keeping a close eye on his wife.

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#8
Wayne Rooney@13 million euros

Wayne Rooney is at number 8 and he plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. He is tipped to be the next Manchester United captain.

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#7
Zlatan Ibrahimovic@14 million euros

At number 7 is Zlatan Ibrahimovic who plays for Spanish La Liga club FC Barcelona and the Swedish national team. Considered as one of the most deadliest strikers in the world by many.

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#6
Kaka@15 million euros

Kaka is the 6th highest paid footballer in the world. He is a Brazilian international midfielder and plays his club football for Real Madrid. Kaka is a devout Christian and intends to be a priest after football.

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#5
Thierry Henry@17 million euros

Coming in at number 5 is Thierry Henry who plays for Spanish La Liga club Barcelona and the French national team. Thierry Henry is considered one of the best strikers in the world and there are rumours surfacing that he will be switching to the MLS soon.

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#4
Cristiano Ronaldo@18 million euros

The number 4 spot belongs to Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar winger of Spanish club Real Madrid. He is also the captain of the Portuguese national team. Cristiano has reached celebrity status and is often seen partying with celebrities.

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#3
Ronaldinho@19 million euros

Number 3 spot goes to Ronaldinho Gaúcho or more commonly known as just ‘Ronaldinho’. He’s a Brazilian footballer who plays for Italian Serie A side Milan and the Brazilian national team. Ronaldinho is widely regarded as one of the most gifted footballers in the world.

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#2
Lionel Messi@28 million euros

The number 2 spot belongs to the Argentine wizard Lionel Messi who plays for Spanish La Liga club FC Barcelona and the Argentine national team. He recently negotiated an increase in pay, making him the highest paid athlete for FC Barcelona.

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#1
David Beckham@32 million euros

And the highest paid footballer in the world is none other than David Beckham. This football royalty plays for LA Galaxy in the MLS and is currently playing ‘on loan’ for AC Milan. Beckham recently got his ‘golden balls’ grabbed by TV presenter Elena Di Ciocco in Italy. David Beckham was seriously offended and was rushed away by his security team.


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  • http://tagged sonday

    why is it that beckam still the hyghest paid player in the wold

  • http://www.lastborn.com LastBorn

    messi is supposed to be the highest pay player in the world