EPL Return: Again Messi Beats Ronaldo In New Football Ranking

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Paris Saint-Germain footballer, Lionel Messi, has again beaten his rival Cristiano Ronaldo in new football ranking.

Despite been linked with a Manchester City move, Ronaldo on Friday, August 27 shocked football lovers as he returned to his former club, Manchester United.

Reports revealed that the Portuguese will be receiving £480,000-per-week at Old Trafford, the highest pay for any player in the Premier League.

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Ronaldo’s new wages has, however, sent him down to the six position on highest paid footballers in Europe on per-week bases, Naija News reports.

At Juventus where Ronaldo had left for United, he was been paid £950,000 weekly.

Messi who recently left FC Barcelona for PSG has kept his status as the highest paid football player in Europe in 2021 with £960,000 per-week pay.

Second on the list of highest-paid footballers in Europe is another Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, who receives £606,000 weekly.

Atletico Madrid striker, Luis Suarez is ranked third on the list with his £575,000 weekly earnings.

See below the list of the highest-paid players in Europe for 2021:

1. Lionel Messi (PSG) – £960,000

2. Neymar (PSG) – £606,000

3. Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid) – £575,000

4. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) – £575,000

5. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) – £500,000

6. Cristiano Ronaldo (Man Utd) – £480, 000

7. Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea)- £450,000-per-week (including bonuses)

8. Kylian Mbappe (PSG) – £410,000 per week

9. Kevin De Bruyne (Man City) – £385,000 per week

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