Ronaldo, Rooney top highest paid footballers list



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Posted Wednesday, January 19, 2011 by Thenationonlineng.net

Ronaldo, Rooney top highest paid footballers list

According to a list drawn up by the Belgian magazine Sport Foot Magazine, which reproduces the website of ABC, Cristiano Ronaldo has a salary of 12 million per year, excluding advertising contracts. It seems to be no wonder if Ronaldo is in the first place.

The Portuguese man is followed by Manchester United’s England striker, Wayne Rooney, who earns 11.5 million euros a year, while Argentina, Lionel Messi got 11 million from Barcelona.  The fourth and fifth are for the ivory of Manchester City, Yaya Toure, with 10.8 million, and Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o to Inter Milan, who is paid 10.5 million.

In the list of the top 10 is another Madrid: Kaka, who won nine million per year and is tied with two other players (Ibrahimovic and Terry) in the seventh.

“Fernando Torres would reach 7.8 million more than the Blaugrana and also world champions, Xavi Hernandez (7.5) and Andres Iniesta (7). Villa, Casillas, Benzema and Kanoute are got 6. Another world champion Xabi Alonso stays at 4.6 and Diego Forlan closes the Top-50, with 4.5 “, says the portal.



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