Highest paid Muslim Footballers

There are many Muslim players playing in Europe’s top 5 leagues. Players like Mohammad Salah, Karim Benzema, PaulPogba are regarded as the best player on their team. So, base on their skills and market value, have a look at the list of Highest paid Muslim footballers:

RankPlayerClubAnnual EarningContract
1Paul PogbaManchester United19.15 Million USD2022
2Ousmane DembeleFC Barcelona14.82 Million USD2022
3Mohamed SalahLiverpool13.2 Million USD2023
4Marouane FellainiShandong Taishan F.C.12.5 Million USD2022
5Karim BenzemaReal Madrid9.9 Million USD2023
6N’Golo KanteChelsea9.9 Million USD2023
7Sadio Mane Liverpool 9.9 Million USD2023
8Ilkay GundoganManchester City9.2 Million USD 2023
9Riyad Mahrez Manchester City 7.92 Million USD2023
10Miralem Pjanic FC Barcelona 7.41 Million USD2024

Similarly, Muslim players like Frank Ribery, Zidane, Eden Dezko had been an integral part of their clubs.

Paul Pogba
  • Date of Birth: 15 March 1993
  • Age: 28
  • Nationality: French citizen
  • Current Team: Manchester United
  • Position: Central Midfielder

Pogba is a FIFA Worldcup winner and Manchester United highest wage player. Paul Pogba was signed by Manchester United at the record fee of $95 million dollars. He ranked number one in the Highest Paid Muslim Footballers list.

Pogba is one of the most skilled players to grace the midfield position. He scored 28 goals in his second run as a Man United player

Mohamed Salah
  • Date of Birth: 15 June 1992
  • Age:  29
  • Nationality:  Egypt
  • Current Team: Liverpool
  • Position: Forward, RW

Mohammad Salah has risen to fame in his wonderful season at AS Roma. In Roma’s spell, He scored 29 goals in 65 games before joining Liverpool.

He become the core part of the Liverpool club and won the Champions League and premier league with the team. For Liverpool, he has scored 109 league goals in 161 matches.

Karim Benzema
  • Date of Birth: 19 December 1987
  • Age:  33
  • Nationality: French citizen
  • Current Team: Real Madrid
  • Position: Striker

Benzema is one of the very few names who gets fame in the early stage of his career. After his breakthrough season at Lyon, He joined Real Madrid.

With Madrid, he won 4 champions league and 3 league titles. He scored 205 goals for Real Madrid in 399 league matches.

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