Top 10 richest footballer in 2020 -Forbes

The Argentine Lionel Messi just edged it past his Portuguese rival in Forbes rich list and remains the World’s Richest Soccer Player for the year 2020. In the list released by Forbes, Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi’s total earnings are 126 million dollars. Followed by Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo ranks second the Forbes Richest Footballers list with earnings of 117 million dollars. Paris Saint-Germain duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe came in at third and fourth respectively in the annual rich list released by Forbes.

From Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar to Mohammad Salah, here we take a look at the top 10 richest footballers in the World in 2020, according to the Forbes.

1) Lionel Messi, Club: Barcelona – $126 million

Lionel Andrés Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both the Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team.

2) Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus – $117 million

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Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team.

3) Neymar Jr., Paris Saint-Germain – $96 million

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, known as Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. He is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world.

4) Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain – $42 million

Kylian Mbappé Lottin is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. Widely considered as one of the best players in the world, he is known for his clinical finishing, dribbling, strength, and explosive speed.

5) Mohamed Salah, Liverpool – $37 million

Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and the Egypt national team. Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his finishing, dribbling, and speed.

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6) Paul Pogba, Manchester United – $34 million

Paul Labile Pogba is a French professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and the France national team. He operates primarily as a central midfielder, but can also be deployed as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and deep-lying play maker.

7) Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona – $33 million

Antoine Griezmann is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the France national team.

8) Gareth Bale, Real Madrid – $29 million

Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, on loan from Real Madrid of La Liga, and the Wales national team.

9) Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich – $28 million

Robert Lewandowski is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national team.

10) David De Gea, Manchester United – $27 million

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David de Gea Quintana is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team. He is regarded to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

 

 

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