According to Radio Times, here are the players who make up football's rich list..
- Lionel Messi: 960,000 pounds per week
The Argentinian superstar joined PSG from Barcelona in a mouth watering deal. According to Radio Times, his deal is worth £25m per year as a base salary after tax - which works out at approximately £50m per year before tax.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo: £900,000 per week
3. Neymar: £606,000 per week
PSG star Neymar, who is once again Messi’s team-mate after their stint at Barcelona, ranks third on the list of football’s highest-paid players.
4. Luis Suarez: £575,000 per week
Luis Suarez, another ex-Barcelona striker, made the move across Spain to join Atletico Madrid on a two-year contract in September 2020.
5. Antoine Griezmann: £575,000 per week
Antoine Griezmann went the other way to Suarez – leaving Atletico for Barcelona in 2019. Costing Barca €120m, the French World Cup winner is the fifth most expensive transfer in history and No.5 on the highest-earning player list.
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