As everybody knows, the job of a footballer is quite a lavish one. High paying salaries and lucrative deals combine together to make quite a large pay check.

But who’s the richest of them all? have compiled a lost of the TEN richest footballers in the world to date. The list is compiled by analysts who combine the revenues from all sources during their career as well as a requirement that they are still playing at a professional level.

Apart from the love of the game, the chunky revenue players receive is a great incentive to keep playing the beautiful game. Once you see how much some players are making, you’ll want to be a footballer…