Revealed: Football's highest paid player in 2010

Laura Miller
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With individual annual earnings higher than many millionaire's entire fortune, this is one group of ten men who definitely aren't struggling.

Overall last year, the Beautiful Game made these players £151.9m. With so much to invest they will be relying on the sound advice of their IFAs. Probably not Sven Goran Eriksson's though.    No. 1 David Beckham £24.4m Los Angeles Galaxy Beckham's endorsement deal with Adidas is the biggest in the sport thanks to royalties from soccer apparel, in addition to his deals with lifestyle lines. No. 2 Cristiano Ronaldo £23.2m Real Madrid Ronaldo is Facebook's most popular athlete with 24 million fans, which is part of the attraction for sponsors like Nike, Armani, Coca-Cola and ...

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