Top 10 highest paid footballers in world
Rooney Amongst 10 Highest Paid Footballers in World
After Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed he'd be staying in Madrid by signing a new five year deal worth 17million Euros a year net, the popular Spanish newspaper put out a list of the top ten highest paid players in the world.
Ronaldo's new contract bumps him ahead of Lionel Messi by 1m Euros more a year, but he is still shy of Samuel Eto'o's massive 20m Euros a year contract in Russia.
Lionel Messi's new teammate Neymar falls in fourth with Zlatan Ibrahimovic close behind the Brazilian.
AS Monaco newboy Radamel Falcao comes next with Wayne Rooney just behind him.
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure come 8th and 9th while PSG's defensive stalwart, Thiago Silva rounds off the top 10 highest paid footballers in the world.