European Football is Highest Paying ...

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BEST PAID FOOTBALL TEAMS

“We’ve know for years that the biggest bucks have been in American basketball and baseball but the rise and rise in wages among the elite of European football continues, closing that gap,” says Nick Harris, the editor of sportingintelligence.com and author of the report.

1) Barcelona
League: La Liga
Average annual pay: £4,944,211
Average weekly pay: £95,081

2) Real Madrid
League: La Liga
Average annual pay: £4,597,895
Average weekly pay: £88,421

3) New York Yankees
League: MLB
Average annual pay: £4,222,688
Average weekly pay: £81,206

4) LA Lakers
League: NBA
Average annual pay: £4,087,931
Average weekly pay: £78,614

5) Orlando Magic
League: NBA
Average annual pay: £3,979,446
Average weekly pay: £76,528

6) Chelsea
League: Premier League
Average annual pay: £3,762,963
Average weekly pay: £72,365

7) Inter Milan
League: Serie A
Average annual pay: £3,749,777
Average weekly pay: £72,111

8) Boston Red Sox
League: MLB
Average annual pay: £3,744,502
Average weekly pay: £72,010

9) Denver Nuggets
League: NBA
Average annual pay: £3,743,859
Average weekly pay: £71,997

10) Manchester City
League: Premier League
Average annual pay: £3,664,741
Average weekly pay: £70,476

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