World Cup 2018: The Tournament’s Richest Players

Everyone knows sports are a very lucrative area if you’re at the top. The annual list of top-paid athletes proves this. To give you an idea, in 2016 soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo earned $ 88 million in salaries and sponsorships!

The 2018 World Cup will bring together some of the highest paid soccer superstars in the world. The amount of money these players will make your jaw drop! See just how much Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimović is worth!

Stars Find Every Way To Make Money

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The highest paid athletes are those who constantly challenge physics to the delight of the crowd. The fact that they have legions of fans helps when a brand wants to associate its image with successful athletes.

When team contracts are combined with brandability, the highest paid stars never have to worry about money again. From Lionel Messi to Faiq Bolkiah, the sport is truly played for the love of the game. Soon we’ll find out if that love translates to standing alone at the top of the world mountain.