PSG’s Frenchman Kylian Mbappé has overtaken Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to become the highest paid footballer this year. For the first time in nine years, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been overtaken in the race for annual earnings, with French star Kylian Mbappé leading the race for the highest earners.
Farenchman Kylian Mbappé became highest paid footballer this year
Forbes magazine has released a list of the highest-paid footballers, according to which PSG footballer Mbappé earned the most this year at $128 million, followed by his teammate Lionel Messi with $120 million. According to the report, Manchester United’s Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo is in third position with $100 million, while Brazil’s Neymar Jr. earned $87 million.