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Ranking the highest paid players in 2020/2021 season

Some football players will earn a lot of money this year. Their total earnings for this year including salaries and sponsors have been calculated by Forbes.

Cristiano Ronaldo rank first as the highest paid player in 2021. His total earnings this year including salaries and sponsors is £91.6 million. Ronaldo is also the richest player in football ahead of Messi, Neymar and Mbappe.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been highly impressive for Manchester United since he made his return. He once played alongside Giggs, Rooney, Tevez and Scholes at Manchester United before joining Real Madrid in 2009.

Ronaldo has now scored 5 goals for the Red devils but was unable to find the back of the net during Manchester United defeat to Leicester City.

Lionel Messi ranks second in the list of the highest paid players this year. The Argentine will earn £80.6 million and he's also the second most richest player in football.

Messi scored a brace during PSG win over Leipzig in the UEFA Champions league. Kylian Mbappe opened the scoring in the 9th minute after his impressive solo goal gave the Parisians a lead. Angelino later set up two different assists for Mukiele and Andre Silva to put Leipzig ahead.

Lionel Messi put the Parisians back in front after scoring two goals at Half-time. PSG later defeated Leipzig 3-2, Leipzig have now suffered a back to back defeat in the UEFA Champions league following their 6-3 defeat to Manchester City.

Neymar will earn £69.6 million making him the third most paid player in 2021. Neymar was not fit to play for PSG during their clash with Leipzig. The Brazilian is currently injured and watched the whole game from the stands.

Neymar recently hinted that the 2022 World Cup which will be held in Qatar may be the last World Cup he will play for Brazil.

Kylian Mbappe will earn £31.5 million in 2021 and he's among the richest players in football. Mbappe scored a brilliant solo goal against Leipzig and he's currently the highest goalscorer in PSG so far this season.

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