THE TOP-10 BEST-PAID FOOTBALLERS IN THE WORLD

1= Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) £365,000 per week £19m per year*

1= Lionel Messi (Barcelona) £365,000 per week £19m per year*

3 Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) £346,000 per week £18m per year*

4 Hulk (Shanghai SIPG) £317,000 per week £16.5m per year

5 Paul Pogba (Manchester United) £290,000 per week £15m per year

6 Neymar (Barcelona) £289,000 per week £15m per year*

7= Graziano Pelle (Shandong Luneng) £260,000 per week £13.5m per year

7= Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) £260,000 per week £13.5m per year

9 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United) £250,000 per week £13m per year

10= Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) £240,000 per week £12.5m per year

10= Yaya Toure (Manchester City) £240,000 per week £12.5m per year