Forbes magazine has published a ranking of the world’s highest-paid footballers in 2023. The first two places are occupied by the kings of football, i.e. Ronaldo and Messi. This year, Robert Lewandowski, the new star of FC Barcelona, was also included in the plebiscite. What earnings are we talking about?
Forbes is an American biweekly business magazine, founded in 1917 by Bertie Forbes. The magazine publishes lists of the richest people in the world every year. Recently, the magazine prepared a list of the world’s highest-paid footballers in 2023.
What is the list of the highest-paid footballers in 2023? In first place is Cristiano Ronaldo, who now plays in Saudi Arabia and received $260 million this year. Lionel Messi is in second place with $135 million. Third place went to Neymar for earnings of $112 million. The top ten is rounded off by a player who has been talked about non-stop by everyone this year due to his move to the German league from Tottenham. We are, of course, talking about Harry Kane. The footballer receives over $36 million. The second top ten on the list is opened by FC Barcelona star Robert Lewandowski. The Pole ranks eleventh for earnings of $34 million.