World richest football players: Rinaldo ranked second.
The famous French magazine released the list of the Top 10 highest earners in the world, and the Argentine star Lionel Messi beats his rival to the number one spot
According to France Football (via ilBianconero), the two superstars are also leading the ranks on the financial level.
The 2players are song the top best players of their Generation with their unique skills being displayed on the pitch, but their rivalry has also gone beyond the pitch.
The stats that shows the sum total earnings of the players was gotten by adding up salaries from their respective clubs, bonuses and advertising revenues of various kinds.
Messi is topping with a 125 million euro
Ronald second with a close call of 118 million euro
The two Ballon d’Or serial winners are the only men on the list with 9-digit numbers, as Neymar completes the podium with 98 millions.
Next on the list is Tottenham Hotspur’s Gareth Bale who earns 37 million euro
Followed by Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta (34 million euro) who is still active in Japan.
Right behind the Spaniard, Eden Hazard, Raheem Sterling and Kylian Mbappé are all in 6th place with 32 million euro.
Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski is at 9th position with 30 million euro.
whilst Antoine Griezmann and Kevin De Bruyne share the 10th spot with 28 millions – but the Belgian star is expected to rise in the rankings following his latest contract renewal with Manchester City.