Who are the top 10 highest paid players in Ligue 1 right now?

Who are the top 10 highest paid players in Ligue 1 right now?

The Ligue one is one of the most prestigious leagues in Europe. It has attracted great players, which makes you wonder, who is the highest-paid player in Ligue 1? Come with us as we explore the French Ligue 1 salaries.

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The league has some of the greatest players, such as Messi, Neymar and Mbappe. It has also produced other great players such as Eden Hazard. Therefore it is only fitting if you are curious about their salaries. So, how much do Ligue 1 players make?

Top 10 highest-paid players in Ligue 1

It is no surprise that PSG players dominate this list due to the club's recently found success. They feature some of the most famous players in the league, such as Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Kimpembe and the most expensive player in football history so far, Neymar. Let us dig into the league's highest-paid players.

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10. Presnel Kimpembe( PSG)

The defender and Vice-captain is one of the most reputable names in football, having won the World cup and various accolades. He is also the team's Vice-captain. The showstopper is also one of the league's most valuable players. His market value is €40.00 million. His salary is €212,000 per week.

Who is the highest-paid player in Ligue 1 right now?: Top 10 highest-paid players in Ligue 1
Kimpembe warming up before a Ligue 1 match. Photo: Catherine Steenkeste
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9. Gianluigi Donnarumma( PSG)

Since joining PSG, the Italian goalkeeper has been making headlines due to his heroic performances. The towering goalkeeper is widely considered as Buffon's successor. He is only 23 years old as of March 2022 but has already cemented his position in this legendary PSG side. His market value is €65.00 million. His salary is €230,000 per week.

Who is the highest-paid player in Ligue 1 right now?: Top 10 highest-paid players in Ligue 1
Gianluigi Donnaruma during a Ligue 1 Uber Eats game. Photo: John Berry
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8.Keylor Navas( PSG)

The goalkeeper has always been in top form at Real Madrid and has continued showing his class at PSG. However, he currently faces stiff competition from the 23-year-old Donnarumma, which seems like history repeating itself from his Madrid days upon Coutois' arrival at the Bernabeau. He is valued at €10.00 million. His salary is €230,000 per week.

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Keylor Navas warms up before a match. Photo: Tim Clayton
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7. Angel Di Maria

Since going to PSG, the Argentine has been at the top of his form. He had struggled before at Manchester United but has performed at the top level since coming to PSG. He has won many accolades and scored important goals for the team. His playmaking abilities are also out of this world. He is valued at €15.00 million. His salary is €270,000 per week.

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Di Maria vies for the ball against OG Nice's Melvin Bard. Photo: Jonathan Moscrop
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6. Marco Verratti (PSG)

The Italian has won nearly every cup with PSG except for the Champions League. He has also added the much-coveted Euros recently. Over and over, he has proven that stature is not essential in bossing the midfield. He is currently valued at €55.00 million. He earns €288,000 per week.

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Marco Verratti during a Champions League match against Real Madrid. Photo: Diego Souto
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5. Marquinhos (PSG)

The defender has been at the top of his form for years now. He is also the captain of the team. His heroic performances have saved the club from defeat a couple of times. He is currently on his 9th season with the team. The Brazilian has also been instrumental in scoring goals for the French giants due to his great areal ability. He is valued at €75.00 million and earns a staggering €288,000 per week.

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Marquinhos during a Ligue 1 match against Bordeaux. Photo: Tim Clayton
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4. Sergio Ramos (PSG)

The star arrived at the parc from Real Madrid a season ago. Although injuries have hampered his appearances, he proves why he is one of the best defenders in the world whenever he is on the pitch. He is valued at €8.00 million. He earns a staggering €405,000 per week.

Who is the highest-paid player in Ligue 1 right now?: Top 10 highest-paid players in Ligue 1
Sergio Ramos during a training session. Photo: Aurelien Meunier-PSG
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3. Kylian Mbappe (PSG)

The French star has been at the forefront of most of the teams' goals this season. He has also assisted many goals as the league's highest assister. He is one of the most sought after footballers expected to sign for Spanish giants Real Madrid. PSG have offered him two new sumptuous contracts that could make him the highest-paid player in the world, which he has not signed. He is valued at €160.00 million. He earns a staggering €480,800 per week.

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Kylian Mbappe in a match against As Monaco. Photo: Loris Roselli
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2. Neymar (PSG)

The Brazillian has been at the top of the game for a while now despite not winning the much-coveted Ballon d'Or. He has always been deemed the third-best footballer after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. He is always involved in PSG's goals with the superb link-up play with his teammates. He is valued at €90.00 million and earns a towering €710,000 per week.

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Neymar during a Ligue 1 match against Monaco. Photo: John Berry
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1. Lionel Messi (PSG)

So, who is the highest-paid player in PSG? It is Lionel Messi. The Argentine had a surprise move from Barcelona to the French giants becoming the most paid footballer in Ligue 1 due to his lucrative contract. Many expected his link up with his friend Neymar, and Mbappe would result in total European domination. He has, however, not performed to the expectation. He is valued at €60.00 million. He earns €729,000 per week. So, who is the highest-paid player in French Ligue 1? It is still Lionel Messi. He is also the wealthiest footballer in Ligue 1.

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Lionel Messi in action against Bordeaux. Photo: Tim Clayton
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The highest-paid player in Ligue 1 in 2022

Lionel Messi is the highest-paid footballer in the league in 2022. He earns approximately €800,000 per week. He is also one of the highest-earning athletes worldwide.

Who's the highest paid player right now?

Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-earning athlete earning over €113.00 million with his juicy salary at Manchester United and endorsement deals.

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Cristiano Ronaldo in action against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Photo: Shaun Botterill
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Highest paid player in the Bundesliga 2020/2021

Robert Lewandowski takes the top spot. The Polish international earns a lucrative €388,000. In addition, the player has won several awards, with Bayern Munich clinching the 2020 FIFA Men's Best Player Award.

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Lewandowski celebrates scoring against FC Union Berlin. Photo: Alexander Hassenstein
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Highest paid player in Serie A 2020/2021

Cristiano Ronaldo took the top spot. While at Juventus, he earned a staggering €600,000 per week. The skipper was the highest-paid by a large margin, and who could dispute that given his quality?

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Highest paid player in PSG 2021

Lionel Messi became PSG's highest earner after joining the club from Barcelona. He earns over €729,000 per week.

Lionel Messi answers the question of who the highest-paid player in Ligue 1 is. PSG players dominate this list since it is France's wealthiest and most elite club. However, the footballers are also some of the best athletes globally and require hefty salaries to be maintained.

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