Annual Salary: €14m (€1.16m per month)
Other forms of income: €4.5m
Sponsorship contracts: Adidas, Deutsche Sportlotterie, Drutex, Situs, FTI Touristik.
Other operations: BT Sport, football schools, advertising campaigns for Bayern Munich.
8. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) = €20.2m
Annual Salary: €10.6m (€883,000 per month)
Other forms of income: €9m
Sponsorship contracts: Puma, Pepsi, Gillette, EA Sports, Wix-Com, DirecTV.
Other operations: Football schools, Argentinian tourism office, publications, website, Web TV, advertising campaigns for Manchester City, image rights.