Top 5 highest-paid players & coaches revealed

Unsurprisingly, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi tops the player’s list, with Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone being the highest paid coach.Highest paid Footballers and Coaches

The Top five highest-paid players are as follows

1. LEO MESSI (Barcelona): €130m

2. CRISTIANO RONALDO (Juventus): €113m

3. NEYMAR (PSG): €91,5m

4. ANTOINE GRIEZMANN (Atletico Madrid): €44.5m

5. GARETH BALE (Real Madrid): €40.2m

The Top five highest-paid coaches are as follows

1. DIEGO SIMEONE (Atletico Madrid): €41.2m

2. JOSE MOURINHO (Ex Manchester United): €31m

3. THIERRY HENRY (Ex Monaco): €25.5m

4. PEP GUARDIOLA (Manchester City): €24.1m

5. ERNESTO VALVERDE (Barcelona): €23m

The publication also uncovered the salaries in women’s football and demonstrates the huge wage gap that exists.

The highest paid female footballer is Ada Heberberg who receives €400,000 a year, which is 325 times less than what Messi earns.

The top five highest paid female players are as follows

1. ADA HEBERBERG (Lyon): €400,000

2. AMANDINE HENRY (Lyon): €360,000

3. WENDIE RENARD (Lyon): €348,000

4. CARLI LLOYD (Sky Blue FC): €345,000

5. MARTA (Orlando Pride): €340,000

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