02. Lionel Messi ($70.5 Million Per Annum)
He is the sensation of the World’s Football. He is the captain of the national Argentine side. He is included in the list of all time most famous and followed footballers. He plays as forward for Argentine and FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona has won many titles on the shoulders of this guy. He is the only footballer in the world’s history who has won FIFA Ballon d Or four times. Many famous brands of the world always knock at his door to increase their sales. He is currently been sponsored by Adidas, Samsung, Pepsi, Turkish Airlines and Herbalife.