The 13 highest-paid World Cup players

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According to Forbes’ 2018 list of the world’s 100 highest-paid athletes – that includes all earnings from June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2018 – Argentina’s Lionel Messi is the player with the biggest paycheck in Russia. Here are the 13 highest-paid players in the 2018 World Cup.

<p>Lionel Messi, Argentina, $111 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Lionel Messi, Argentina, $111 million

<p>Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal, $108 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal, $108 million

<p>Neymar, Brazil, $90 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Neymar, Brazil, $90 million

<p>Paul Pogba, France, $29.5 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Paul Pogba, France, $29.5 million

<p>Luis Suarez, Uruguay, $26.9 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Luis Suarez, Uruguay, $26.9 million

<p>Sergio Aguero, Argetina, $23.5 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Sergio Aguero, Argetina, $23.5 million

<p>Angel Di Maria, Argentina, $22.6 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Angel Di Maria, Argentina, $22.6 million

<p>Kylian Mbappe, France, $22.5 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Kylian Mbappe, France, $22.5 million

<p>Thiago Silva, Brazil, $22.4 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Thiago Silva, Brazil, $22.4 million

<p>James Rodriguez, Colombia, $22.1 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

James Rodriguez, Colombia, $22.1 million

<p>Gerard Pique, Spain, $20.8 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Gerard Pique, Spain, $20.8 million

<p>Antoine Griezmann, France, $19.7 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Antoine Griezmann, France, $19.7 million

<p>Edinson Cavani, Uraguay, $19.5 million </p>
Highest-paid World Cup stars

Edinson Cavani, Uraguay, $19.5 million

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