Reuters

Highest-paid soccer players

Share Slideshow

1: Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-paid footballer in the world. Last year, the Real Madrid striker earned $73 million in total salary, endorsements and bonuses, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

1: Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-paid footballer in the world. Last year, the Real Madrid striker earned $73 million in total salary, endorsements and bonuses, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Close
1 / 10

2: Argentina's Lionel Messi is second with earnings of $65 million. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

2: Argentina's Lionel Messi is second with earnings of $65 million. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

Close
2 / 10

3: Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic is third with $34 million in earnings. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

3: Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic is third with $34 million in earnings. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Close
3 / 10

4: Brazil's Neymar earned $28 million. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

4: Brazil's Neymar earned $28 million. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Close
4 / 10

5: Colombia's Radamel Falcao earned $26 million. REUTERS/Olivier Anrigo

5: Colombia's Radamel Falcao earned $26 million. REUTERS/Olivier Anrigo

Close
5 / 10

6: Gareth Bale of Wales earned $24 million. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

6: Gareth Bale of Wales earned $24 million. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Close
6 / 10

7: England's Wayne Rooney earned $22 million. REUTERS/Phil Noble

7: England's Wayne Rooney earned $22 million. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Close
7 / 10

8: Argentina's Sergio Aguero earned $21 million. REUTERS/Darren Staples

8: Argentina's Sergio Aguero earned $21 million. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Close
8 / 10
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

9: Ivory Coast's Yaya Toure earned $21 million. REUTERS/Toby Melville

9: Ivory Coast's Yaya Toure earned $21 million. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Close
9 / 10

10: Spain's Fernando Torres earned $20 million. REUTERS/Darren Staples

10: Spain's Fernando Torres earned $20 million. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Close
10 / 10

All Collections

Photos of the week

Saturday, December 20, 2014

All Collections

Editor's Choice

Saturday, December 20, 2014

All Collections

Photos of the week

Saturday, December 20, 2014

All Collections

Pictures of the year: Gaza

Saturday, December 20, 2014

All Collections

In the heart of Ebola

Friday, December 19, 2014

All Collections

India this week

Friday, December 19, 2014

All Collections

Indian Ocean Tsunami - 10 years on

Friday, December 19, 2014

All Collections

Pictures of the year: Sports

Friday, December 19, 2014