Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the third highest paid soccer player in the world last year according to Forbes.
Ibrahimovic earned 30 million US dollars in salary and bonus while he earned another 7 million US dollars through endorsements for a total of 37 million US dollars in earnings.
Chelsea duo Cesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard, Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero also make the top ten list.
Reigning world player of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo was the highest paid soccer player of the year with a total revenue of 82 million US dollars.
Meanwhile Manchester City beat Bournemouth 2-0 this morning to move into second place on the English Premier League table.