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30-Mar-2016  
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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has been named among the top 10 richest players on Earth.

A survey conducted by Forbes official website saw the Ghanaian international rated the eight richest player on the globe with a weekly salary of £227,000 and a yearly wage of £11.8 million after tax.

The Shanghai SIPG forward together with Ivory Coast and Manchester City star Yaya Toure were the only Africans named in the top 10.

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo top the list with an annual wage of £15 million, £5 million more than his closest rival Lionel Messi who has £14.5 million.

Gyan was however rated above Barcelona duo Neymar and Suarez.

Top 10 footballers with highest salary in 2015-16 season:

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) – weekly £288,000 after tax – Yearly £15 million after tax

Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona) – weekly £275,000 after tax – yearly £14.5 million after tax

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) – weekly £250,000 after tax – yearly £13 million

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG) – weekly £250,000 after tax – yearly £13 million

Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) – weekly £320,000 before tax

Yaya Toure (Man City) – weekly £230,000 after tax – yearly £11.9 million

Sergio Aguero (Man City) – weekly £230,000 after tax – yearly £11.9 million

Asamoah Gyan (Shanghai SIPG) – weekly £227,000 after tax – yearly £11.8 million

Neymar (Barcelona) – weekly £220,000 after tax – yearly £11.4 millio

Luis Suarez (Barcelona) – weekly £205,000 after tax – yearly £10.66 million
 
 
 
Source: GhanaSportsOnline.com
 
 

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