Sports media outlet Goal have today announced a rich list containing the 10 richest footballers.

The following 10 footballers are all still actively playing or are searching for a new club, so the likes of David Beckham and Michael Owen do not make the cut.

Goal have based their rankings on the length and size of their contact, sponsorship deals and the estimated wealth of their properties.

The media company were clear to state that they have not tampered with any of the following individuals' bank accounts to ascertain the findings.

Click through the following pages to see who makes the shortlist.

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