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The World’s Highest-Paid Soccer Players Update 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo Reclaims The Top Spot

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World’s two top soccer players joined a new team, wearing the new jersey with the familiar paycheck. They are earning a combined 235$ million this season.

Before passing the 1 day of the news that soccer great player Cristiano Ronaldo had left Italy’s Juventus and is ready to join England’s Manchester United, the superstar striker soccer player listed on the top of the bestselling players on merchandise site of Fanatics sports. 

He locked the top position in the list by beating other top players who have switched teams in recent years, including the MLB’s Bryce Harper in 2019, NFL's Tom Brady in 2020, and the NBA’s LeBron James in 2018. 

But his biggest win is he beat his rival Lionel Messi, who just weeks earlier had announced that he was leaving Barcelona and joining Paris Saint-Germain.

This kind of selling power comes from becoming the world’s most popular athlete—who has more than a combined half-billion followers across Facebook (149 million), Instagram (344 million), and Twitter (94.3 million)—and this helped him reclaim the top spot on this year’s Forbes ranking of the highest-paid soccer players in the world.

Let us see the details of the world’s top soccer players:

Christiano Ronaldo:  

After the last of the season of Ronaldo with Juventus, he was the top goalscorer in Series A and won the award of Championship best player, Manchester United announced.  He is now coming home to Old Trafford, where he previously played from 2003 to 2009,  scoring the goals 118 in 292 games for United. During his career of 18 years, he the 32 major trophies, including 5 UEFA champions league titles and more.

 

Lionel Messi:  

When Messi decided to leave Barcelona it was the end of an era. He decided to leave the club because of La Liga Financial Obstacles. In his 21 years career, he scored 627 goals, 35 titles, and 78 awards.

 

Excited to watch who will keep the number 1 position. Stay Tuned.