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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Messi top paid player in 2016

Not only did Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo to trophies and the Ballon d'Or for 2015, he also beat him when it came to income.

According to AFP, the Barcelona star pulled in $84.3 million last year, while Ronaldo was second at $76.5 million and Neymar third at $49.4 million. 

Messi leading comes as no surprise, as he is the best player in the world after winning his fifth Ballon d'Or and has the highest salary in the world at $30 million a year. 

Want to have your day ruined? Are you sure? Ok, but I'm warning you...

Messi makes...$1.6 million per week. 

Messi out earned Ronaldo and Neymar. (Getty Images)


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