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Forbes: Mohamed Salah is the fifth highest paid player in the world

The Egyptian international, Mohamed Salah, the star of the English team Liverpool, was in the list of the highest-earning players, according to the American magazine "Forbes", with 37.5 million dollars, equivalent to 588.4 million Egyptian pounds.

The famous magazine pointed out that Mohamed Salah, the top scorer of Liverpool, was able to obtain 22.5 million dollars (353 million Egyptians) as a salary from the English club Liverpool, in addition to 15 million dollars (235.3 million pounds) from sponsors, and they are 3 companies; One works in petroleum, another in soft drinks, and a third in sportswear.

Forbes confirmed that Mohamed Salah was able to reduce the phenomenon of Islamophobia, whenever he scored goals in the matches that the player plays with his team.

Mohamed Salah ranked fifth among world footballers, as the pharaoh came behind Lionel Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, and surpassed Paul Pogba and Andre Iniesta.

This comes at a time when Irish martial arts champion Conor McGregor topped the list with 180 million dollars, while Lionel Messi topped the ranking of football players and the list in general with 130 million dollars, collected by 97 million wages, 33 sponsors.

He came third in the general list and the second among Portuguese football players, Cristiano Ronaldo, with 120 million dollars, including 70 million wages and 50 sponsors.

In fourth place was Dak Prescott with $107 million through 97.5 million wages and 10 million sponsors.

Forbes magazine confirmed that the list was calculated from May 1, 2020 until the same day this year.

The list of the highest-paid football players in the world came as follows, who were in the announced list of fifty:

Lionel Messi: $130 million

Cristiano Ronaldo: $120 million

Neymar da Silva: $95 million

Kylian Mbappe: $40 million

Mohamed Salah: $37.5 million

Paul Pogba: $35.6 million

Andre Iniesta: $34 million