Top 10 highest paid footballers in Europe

April 17, 2023

We all know about how some of our favorite footballers are millionaires and reap big from doing what they love most, playing football.

Some of these footballers earn outrageous money. So without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the highest paid players in Europe from the top  to bottom.

10. Erling Halaand

The Norwegian seems like he’s set to appear on every list of great things for the next many years to come. The lethal striker earns 375,000 pounds every week at Manchester City. Therefore his gross salary is 1.83 million euros.

It should be noted that these are just the expected gross salary excluding any form of bonuses.

9. David Alaba

The 30 old Austrian national team captain is one of the highest paid footballers in Laliga and at Real Madrid. He pockets 1.88 million Euros monthly.

8. Sergio Busquets

The Barcelona captain is the second highest paid player a Barcelona. He earns 1.91 million Euros.

7.Kevin de Bruyne

The Manchester City and Belgian midfielder is the highest paid player in the Premier League. KDD is paid 1.95 million euros per month.

6. Sadio Mane

The former Liverpool winger is the highest paid player  in the German Bundesliga. Mane takes home 2.00 million euros per month.

5. Robert Lewandowski

The Polish striker is Barcelona’s highest paid player and also the second highest in Spain. He earns 2.17m euros.

4. Eden Hazard

Perhaps the only surprise on this list. Hazard has made limited appearances ever since he moved to Real Madrid. However the contract he penned fetches him 2.25m Euros a month.

The Belgian is the highest paid player in Laliga Santander.

3. Lionel Messi

Always among the top because he’s the best. The Argentina World Cup winner earns 3.38 million euros at PSG.

2. Neymar

Another PSG in the top 3, the Brazilian earns 3.68m euros a month.

1. Kylian Mbappe

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Deservedly, Mbappe is the highest paid player in Europe. The Frenchman and PSG forward takes in 6.00m euros a month.