Neymar becomes second highest-paid footballer in the world [See List]

Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar, is now the second-highest paid player in the world.

The 25-year-old completed his world-record move to Ligue 1 on Thursday, after PSG activated his £200m release clause.

Neymar has penned a five-year deal with he French club, which will see him pick up £515,000 a week at the Parc des Princes.

He is already the highest-paid footballer in Europe, but only second to Shanghai Shenhua’s Carlos Tevez in the world.

Here’s the current top 10.

1. Carlos Tevez (Shanghai Shenua) £615,000-per-week

2. Neymar Jnr. (Paris Saint-Germain) £515,000-per-week

3. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) £500,000-per-week

4. Oscar (Shanghai SIPG) £400,000-per-week

5. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) £365,000-per-week

6. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) £350,000-per-week

7. Hulk (Shanghai SIPG) £320,000-per-week

8. Paul Pogba (Manchester United) £290,000-per-week

9. Graziano Pelle (Shandong Luneng) £290,000-per-week

10. Wayne Rooney (Everton) £260,000-per-week

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