10. Didier Drogba (Galatasaray) - $15,200,000
The Ivorian continues to reap the rewards of bring a national icon, despite moves to Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray after a stunning eight-year spell at Chelsea.
Nike, Samsung and Pepsi are amongst the 35-year-old’s endorsement portfolio, and the magazine even claims he could return to Stamford Bridge in the future. Not sure if the Yanks have got that quite right, but he’s clinging on to the top ten without the Blues.
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