Forbes’ List Of High Earners In 2020: Messi Fend Off Competition From Cristiano Ronaldo

Forbes' List Of High Earners In 2020

Lionel Messi is the highest earning player in 2020 according to Forbes.

The Argentina international is set to earn $126million (£98million) – split between his salary of $92million (£72million) plus $34million (£26million) in endorsements.

Cristiano Ronaldo is in second place on Forbes’ list, with the Juventus attacker on course to earn $117million (£91million).

In third is Paris Saint-Germain winger Neymar, who is due to earn $96million (£75million).

Neymar’s PSG team-mate Kylian Mbappe has risen significantly on the list to fourth place. He is set to earn $42million (£33million).

Completing the top five is Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, whose earnings total $37million (£29million).

See Below Complete List Of Forbes’ Highest-Paid Players In 2020  

1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) –  $126million

2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – $117million

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

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

5. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – $37million

6. Paul Pogba (Manchester United) – $34million

7. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) – $33million

8. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) – $29million

9. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – $28million

10. David de Gea (Manchester United) – $27million

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