World Football's Top 10 Earners

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World Football's Top 10 Earners
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In the portfolio that lists the highest paid athletes on the planet, footballers are among the top earners.

With European football maintaining a global reach to showcase its product, there is no wonder that nine of the top 10 earners win their bread over there, notably Spain and England.

As reported by, some of the world's best-paid players unsurprisingly include David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, but the vast majority of them play in the Premier League.

The huge contracts and endorsement deals will never go away, and for that, the following players top the list of those that command the big money.

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