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Filling their boots: the 10 highest paid players in sponsorship

10. Wayne Rooney

Nike: €1.7 million per year.

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10. Wayne Rooney

Nike: €1.7 million per year.

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9. Sergio Agüero

Puma: €1.7 million per year

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9. Sergio Agüero

Puma: €1.7 million per year

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8. Lionel Messi

Adidas: €2.8 million per year.

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8. Lionel Messi

Adidas: €2.8 million per year.

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7. Marco Verratti

Nike: €3 million per year.

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7. Marco Verratti

Nike: €3 million per year.

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6. Paul Pogba

Adidas: €3.5 million per year.

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6. Paul Pogba

Adidas: €3.5 million per year.

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5. Mesut Özil

Adidas. €4.2 million per year.

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5. Mesut Özil

Adidas. €4.2 million per year.

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4. Cesc Fàbregas

Puma: €4.5 million per year.

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4. Cesc Fàbregas

Puma: €4.5 million per year.

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3. Gareth Bale

Adidas: €4.6 million per year.

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3. Gareth Bale

Adidas: €4.6 million per year.

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2. Mario Balotelli

Puma: €5.7 million per year.

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2. Mario Balotelli

Puma: €5.7 million per year.

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1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Nike: €7 million per year.

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1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Nike: €7 million per year.

Photo: JAVIER GANDUL DIARIO AS

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