Egyptian Mohamed Salah 5th highest-paid footballer in the world

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah against Chelsea, on August 28, 2021 in Liverpool Paul ELLIS AFP

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With 41 million of miscellaneous income before taxes, the Egyptian Mohamed Salah will be the fifth highest paid footballer in the world during the 2021-2022 season, according to the economic magazine


, behind the Portuguese striker of Manchester United Cristiano Ronaldo (125 million dollars) and three Paris Saint-Germain players: Argentinian Lionel Messi (110 million), Brazilian Neymar (95) and Frenchman Kylian Mbappé (43).

He is the only African player in this Top 10.

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