Players are getting big chunks of payments from endorsement , salaries and advertisements. Christiano Ronaldo has done it again by being ahead of Messi in huge payment amounts totaling to US $75.6 million of payments in 2016, coming top of rich football players in the world of football.
Magazine in Europe geve a sneak preview of payments and Lionell Messis earnings were US $66.1 million last year, lower than what Christian Ronaldo made.
Neymar is said to be in the third place by earning US $48 million in making the football millions.
The players have made good money in the last 12 month in gross salary, bonuses, in advertisement accumulated earnings.