07. Wayne Rooney ($25.8 Million Per Annum)
Wayne Rooney is arguably one of the finest footballers ever produced by England. Obviously he is a professional from England; he serves as the Captain of the national team as well. He plays from the famous English club D.C. United. He plays as a forward as well as midfielder. He is a winner many championships and titles. He also has many brand endorsements under his belt like Nike, Samsung and Harper Collins. With almost $26 Million per year, he currently resides at the 7th spot.