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Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by obembet(f): 10:35am On Jul 11
Forbes have announced the world's 100 highest-paid entertainers of 2019. Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar are in the list.

Messi is ranked 4th in this list, he can earn over $80m annually thanks to his contract with Barcelona and a lifelong deal with Adidas will give him more.

Another GOAT Ronaldo has a deal with Juventus worth $64m annually.

Neymar is one place behind Ronaldo as he signed a 5-year contract with PSG worth $350m in salary.

Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar are the ONLY three footballers who are included in the rank.

See the details below...

Lionel Messi - $127M
Since his Barcelona debut in 2003, Messi has played 687 matches for his club, scored 603 goals, and won 33 club titles, including 10 La Liga titles.

His current Barcelona contract is through 2020-21 and pays him over $80 million annually. He also has a lifelong deal with Adidas.

He has been awarded FIFA's Player of the Year five times and won the European Golden Shoe for top scorer on the continent a record six times.

In 2016, he was convicted of tax fraud in Spain for avoiding income tax between 2007 and 2009. His 21-month sentence was cut to a $250,000 fine.

Cristiano Ronaldo - $109M
Ronaldo joined Juventus in 2018 after nine years with Real Madrid. He took a pay cut with his four-year deal worth $64 million annually.

Within 24 hours of release, Juventus sold 520,000 Ronaldo jerseys worth over $60 million.

He has won FIFA's Player of the Year five times and is the all-time leading goal scorer in the UEFA Champions League.

The Portuguese star is the most followed athlete on social media with nearly 400 million total followers.

In January, Ronaldo agreed to a $21 million fine for tax evasion between 2010 and 2014.

Neymar - $105M
Neymar is on a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain through June 2022 worth $350 million in salary.

His transfer from Barcelona to PSG stands as the most expensive in the world at $263 million, which the French club paid in full ahead of his signing.

The Brazilian is the second most popular athlete on social media with more than 200 million followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Neymar was found guilty of avoiding taxes between 2011 and 2013 and paid a $1.2 million fine in 2016.

Neymar lost Brazil's national team captaincy after a hitting a fan in the stands after PSG's loss in the French Cup.

Source: https://m.allfootballapp.com/amp/news/Headline/How-much-can-Messi-Ronaldo--Neymar-earn-Herere-Forbes-highest-paid-players/1557608

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by profjustine458(m): 1:10pm On Jul 11
See money shockedshockedshockedshockedshocked

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by hisexcellency34: 1:10pm On Jul 11
chicken change compared to what Mikel Obi and Ighalo earn

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by MrBONE2(m): 1:10pm On Jul 11
So sad the spanish Govt convicted the 3 of them for Tax Fraud despite their contribution in making their league popular,Tukfia

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Mizwisdom(f): 1:10pm On Jul 11
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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by StrikeBack(m): 1:11pm On Jul 11
I earn more
Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by b3llo(m): 1:11pm On Jul 11
Their hobby is really paying off.

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Gratefulheart01(m): 1:11pm On Jul 11
One person spending all the money for the whole generation of some people.

Such is life.

In whatever you do in life, the first thing is to seek for grace.
Life is not by sweat. It's by grace.

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Olokson(m): 1:11pm On Jul 11
hmm. Money Rituals
Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by mascot87(m): 1:11pm On Jul 11
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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by chiboy1116: 1:11pm On Jul 11
Hmmm ....100million $ in a year ? Lolx .....looks like blood money . Just for kicking a ball around .

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by princeade86(m): 1:11pm On Jul 11
two GOAT, one fowl.

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by sathel(m): 1:12pm On Jul 11
Messi
World best
GOAT

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by 9jayes: 1:12pm On Jul 11
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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by maybachmusic(m): 1:12pm On Jul 11
Once naija player like iheanacho see 2k pounds



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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Pascal11(m): 1:12pm On Jul 11
It okay
Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by wakes(m): 1:13pm On Jul 11
Lionel Messi - $127M

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by taiwofawole: 1:13pm On Jul 11
Wow!! Start up your own business and make your money too
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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by ClintonNzedimma(m): 1:13pm On Jul 11
And ona say make Messi comot Barca, who wan pay am $1.9 m per week, Ronaldo his rival earns half that.

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Imoobot(m): 1:13pm On Jul 11
DF
Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by INTEGRITYA1(m): 1:14pm On Jul 11
Champions. Poverty die die die, poverty die.
Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by AllenSpencer: 1:15pm On Jul 11
Damn!

Where are all the teachers that used to cease our balls

Hope you all see what I could have been earning.

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by osariemenk(m): 1:15pm On Jul 11

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Lamasta(m): 1:15pm On Jul 11
Ronaldo is the GREATEST FOOTBALLER EVER LIVETH followed by others grin

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Damfostopper(m): 1:16pm On Jul 11
just negodu.... and Ronaldo vs Messi fighters are still using toothbrush of last year.....



#spits

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Digital101: 1:16pm On Jul 11
Money is Good. God bless my hustle.






Ororo the King of Football
Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Lizilicious(f): 1:16pm On Jul 11
Messi my nigga

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by TheChaseNetwork(m): 1:17pm On Jul 11
Ok

Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by martineverest(m): 1:17pm On Jul 11
only their tax alone is worth more than 50 percent of our noise making musicians

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Re: Forbes Highest Paid Players List 2019: Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar Earnings by Lamasta(m): 1:20pm On Jul 11
chiboy1116:
Hmmm ....100million $ in a year ? Lolx .....looks like blood money . Just for kicking a ball around .
More than kicking a ball even there personality in terms of advertisements, endorsements, brands etc

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