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[Forbes] Messi is the highest-paid new footballer in the world

Messi remains one of the most expensive players in the world, if not the most expensive, even at the age of 33. This is what Forbes reveals in its latest ranking of the highest-paid players in the world.
It is interesting to find David de Gea the Manchester United goalkeeper in the top 10.
A list in which we also find 3 French players and 2 from PSG.

Top 10 highest-paid footballers according to Forbes (in USD):

1. Lionel Messi – $126m ($92m salaries + $34m from his sponsors)
2. Cristiano Ronaldo – $117m ($70m salaries + $47m from his sponsors)
3. Neymar – $96m ($78m salaries + $18m from his sponsors)
4. Kylian Mbappe – $42m ($28m salaries + $14m from his sponsors)
5. Mohamed Salah – $37m ($24m salaries + $13m from his sponsors)
6. Paul Pogba – $34m ($28m salaries + $6m from his sponsors)
7. Antoine Griezmann – $33m ($28m salaries + $5m from his sponsors)
8. Gareth Bale – $29m ($23m salaries + $6m from his sponsors)
9. Robert Lewandowski – $28m ($24m salaries + $4m from his sponsors)
10. David De Gea – $27m ($24m salaries + $3m sponsors)

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