Football

Citizens the best paid athletes globally

Manchester City are the most highly-paid athletes in global sport, according to a study published on Wednesday.

The study by Britain’s Sporting Intelligence website found that the average annual salary of a firstteam player at City was £5.3 million ($11.1m) or £102,653 a week. — AFP.


TOP 10 PAYERS AND AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY PER PLAYER

Manchester City are the most highly-paid athletes in global sport, according to a study published on Wednesday.

The study by Britain's Sporting Intelligence website found that the average annual salary of a first-team player at City was £5.3 million ($11.1m) or £102,653 a week. - AFP.


1. Man City (EPL) £5.337m


2. New York Yankees (Major League Baseball) £5.286m


3. LA Dodgers (Major League Baseball) £5.119m


4. Real Madrid (La Liga) £4.993m


5. Barcelona (La Liga) £4.901m


6. Brooklyn Nets (NBA) £4.485m


7. Bayern Munich 
(Bundesliga) £4.402m

8. Man United (EPL) £4.322m


9. Chicago Bulls (NBA) £3.985m


10. Chelsea (EPL) £3.984m

*£1 = $2.1