Lionel messi became the richest footballer in the world

Lionel Messi is now the richest footballer in the world in the list of Forbes magazine. Messi has topped the list of the richest footballers of 2020 with a total income of 126 million US dollars.

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo is in the second place of this list with an income of 116 million dollars. The next two positions are PSG stars Neymar and Killian Mbappe.

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Among the top 10 players on the list, there are three Premier League players. They are Mohamed Salah, Paul Pogba, and David de Gea. Also, Real Madrid and Wales star Gareth Bale is among the list as well.

Messi, Ronaldo, and Neymar were also in the top three in this list in 2019. However, Mbappe has risen from seventh to fourth place this year.

List of highest-earning footballers is provided here:

1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona and Argentina), 126 million
2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus and Portugal), 117 million
3. Neymar (PSG and Brazil), 96 million
4. Killian Mbappe (PSG and France), 42 million
5. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool and Egypt), 37 million
6. Paul Pogba (Manchester United and France), 34 million
7. Antoya Griezmann (Barcelona and France), 33 million
8. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid and Wales), 29 million
9. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich and Poland), 28 million
10. David de Gea (Manchester United and Spain), 27 million

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Mridha Shihab Mahmud

Mridha Shihab Mahmud is a writer, content editor and photojournalist. He works as a staff reporter at News Hour. He is also involved in humanitarian works through a trust called Safety Assistance For Emergencies (SAFE). Mridha also works as film director. His passion is photography. He is the chief respondent person in Mymensingh Film & Photography Society. Besides professional attachment, he loves graphics designing, painting, digital art and social networking.
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