10 Highest Paid Brazilian Football Players In Europe

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Friday, April 18th, 2014 | 0

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1 Thiago SilvaThiago Silva  PSG £260,000 £12m
2 Neymar Salary 2013Neymar  Barcelona £230,000 £10.5m
3 Hulk salaryHulk Zenit £180,000 £7m
4 Kaka Weekly salaryKaka AC Milan £165,000 £6.8m
5 Dani AlvesDani Alvez Barcelona £160,000 £6m
6 MarceloMarcelo Real Madrid £150,000 £5.6m
7 David LuizDavid Luiz Chelsea £120,000 £4m
8 Ramirez SalaryRamirez Chelsea £100,000 £3.5m
9 OSCar chelsea salaryOscar Chelsea £100,000 £3.5m
10 Lucas Moura chelseas salaryLucas Moura PSG £90,000 3.2m
11 Maxwell psg salaryMaxwell PSG £80,000 £2.3m
12 Ronaldinho salaryRonaldinho Atletico Mineiro £65,000 £1.8m
13 julio cesar qpr salaryJulio Cesar QPR £65,000 £1.8m
14 luiz gustavo wolfsburg salaryLuis Gustavo Vfs Wolfsburg £60,000 £1.5m
15 Alex PSG SalaryAlex PSG £55,000 £1.4m


  1. Neymar Jr makes the most money overall if we combine both their club salaries and endorsement deals, Neymar has a very lucarative Nike deal in place which gets him around $8 million plus he has many other deals which take his annual income head and shoulders above any other Brazilian. Though he comes 2nd on the salary contract as Brazilian defender Thiago Silva makes the most money with his PSG contract.
  2. Than there is a huge list of players in the region of $5-$8 million a year which include Chelsea trio, David Luiz, Ramirez and Oscar.
  3. While Kaka took a huge pay-cut to join AC Milan last season.
  4. Ronaldinho is playing with Athletico Miniero in his native Brazil where he makes around $3million in his yearly salary.
  5. Brazilian forward Hulk enjoy the best tax fee on his income as he is playing his trade in Russia, where he only pay tax of 13% compared to other european nations where tax on incomes is around 40% to 52%. In that sense Hulk takes home the largest chunk of his yearly income.
  6. Julio Cesar brazil first choice keeper signed for QPR on a highly lucarative deal which gets him $5 million a year.
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