6. Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) - $21,500,000

The Manchester United striker remains one of England’s most talented footballers – and also one of their highest earners.

Despite losing Coca-Cola and EA Sports from his armoury, the former Everton starlet remains a top earner at Old Trafford, whilst Nike have stuck by the 27-year-old. How long he stays with the Red Devils remains to be seen?

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