Top 20 Most Valuable Football Players In 2014

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It’s World Cup Fever! With the end of the English Premier League (better luck next year, Liverpool FC), it’s time to fully concentrate on the World Cup. With just under a month till the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in Brazil, we can expect a whole month of dropped productivity at work, bleary-eyed colleagues and husbands, and loud cheers from the neighbourhood mamaks.

But before you begin stocking up on late night snacks, and building up your stamina for sleepless nights ahead, maybe you should find out more about your dream team? Especially how much their star players are worth.

Has the world of football changed much since the last 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa? Before the first kick-off, Christiano Ronaldo of the Portuguese team, topped the chart of highest paid football player in the world, with €90 million (RM394.19 million).

Now, a month away from one of the biggest sporting events in the world, Ronaldo has unfortunately lost his top spot.

Here’s a list of the top 20 highest paid football players, courtesy of Transfermarkt. Let us know the team you will be supporting this World Cup by leaving a comment at the bottom of the article.


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