Football clubs have becoming increasingly comfortable shelling out millions each year on wages. Are the numbers justifiable? According to their business models, one can argue that these pay cheques work out to be expensive yet profitable investments for the club but the sheer absurdity of the numbers involved really makes us plebeians question this process/concept.
For now, we’re going to exclude any endorsement and advertisement deals these talented people are tied to. Our friends at Football Daily have created a list of top 10 highest earning footballers exclusively in terms of wages they receive from their respective clubs. While the usual suspects are expected, there may be a couple of names that should really be performing on the pitch to validate their payrolls.