Ronaldo, Messi and Rooney earn lavish salaries beyond the wildest dreams of most players and fans - Goal debates the vast financial gulf between the elite and the rest
The Goal Rich List 2014
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
While some of the world game's biggest names made the final shortlist, there are plenty of very wealthy men who fell short of the top 10.
The Real Madrid star takes over from retired 2013 winner David Beckham at the top of our index, with Samuel Eto'o, Wayne Rooney and Kaka rounding off the top five.
Everything you need to know about how we have worked out our top 10 on this year's wealth index for professional soccer players.