With an impressive salary of $16.4 million running through 2018, Thiago Silva is the highest-paid Brazilian footballer in the world.
Born on September 22, 1984, Thiago Emiliano da Silva currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain, winning a Ligue title with his team.
And apparently he’s one of the best Brazilian footballers, if so many teams wanted him, RS Futebol (2002-2003), Juventude (2003-2004), Porto (2004-2005), Dynamo Moscow (2005-2006), Fluminense (2006-2008), Milan (2009-2012).
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, best known as Kaka or Ricardo Kaka, is the Brazilian football attacking midfielder who currently plays for Milan and the Brazilian national team.
The 32-year-old footballer started his career at the age of 8, playing for a local club.
Now the former Ballon d’Or winner is one of the best footballers in the world and he’s making $12.3 million this year.
Before joining Milan, he played for Sao Paulo (2001-2003), Milan (2003-2009), Real Madrid (2009-2013) and again, Milan.
And he has an impressive list of awards, such as : UEFA Champions League Bronze Top scorer (2005-2006), UEFA Champions League Best Midfielder (2005), UEFA Champions League Best Forward (2006-2007), Ballon d’Or (2007), FIFA World Player of the Year (2007), World Soccer Player of the Year (2007) and Marca Leyenda (2009).
Neymar already won a reputation as one of the most lethal strikers in the world. And at that age!
Born on February 5, 1992, Neymar da Silva Santor Junior is the winger for the Brazilian national team and also plays for the Spanish club Barca in La Liga.
Unlike the other footballers, Neymar played only in 2 more team, before joining Barcelona, the Santos Futebol Clube (2009-2013).
He is currently making $10.5 million this year. That’s a pretty good salary for a 22 young man, don’t you think?
The Brazilian Daniel Alves da Silva, commonly known as Dani Alves currently plays for FC Barcelona in La Liga and also for the Brazilian national team, as its offensive right back.
Before Barca, Alves was in Bahia (2001-2002) and Sevilla (2002-2008).
He has won La Liga 4 times and the Champions League twice. With no doubt, Dani Alves will lead his team to glory this summer.
We wish him all the luck in the world!
No, he’s not that green superhero, Hulk. Givanildo Vieira de Souza, best known as Hulk, is the winger for Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Making about $6.8 million this season, Givanildo Vieira de Souza begin his career at Zenit Saint Petersburd in 2012, before playing for Vitoria (2004-2005), Kawasaki Frontale (2005-2008), Tokyo Verdy (2008) and Porto (2008-2012).
In 2009, Hulk made his debut for Brazil, in a friendly match against England, which took place in Doha.
4 years later, in 2012, he scored his first 2 international goals in a 3-1 win against Denmark, a game which took place at the Imtech Arena, in Hamburg, Germany.
The 34-year-old footballer Julio Cesar Soares de Espindola is the goalkeeper for Toronto FC. He signed the contract on February 7, this year.
On March 15, Julio Cesar made his debut with Toronto FC in their season opener at Seattle Sounders FC.
Some of his awards and honors include the FIFA Confederations Cup (one in 2009 and one in 2013), Lunar New Year Cup (in 2005), UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year (2009-2010) and Confederation Cup 2013: Golden Glove.
You all know Ramires Santos do Nascimento, one of the best central midfielders currently in the Premier League.
Commonly known as Ramires, the Brazilian footballer who plays for Chelsea has an annual salary of $4.8 million and his contract runs until 2017.
Before Chelsea, which apparently works for him, Ramires played for Joinville (2006-2007), Cruzeiro (2007-2009) and Benfica (2009-2010).
Among his honours include the FIFA Confederations Cup:2009 and a Bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
With an annual salary of $4.7 million, David Luiz Moreira Marinho, who plays for the English FC Chelsea.
Also, he is the vice-captain for the Brazil national team.
The Brazilian footballer captained Brazil for the first time on September 7, 2012, when he appeared in a game against the South Africa national football team, in Sao Paulo.
The result? A 1-0 win for Brazil.
Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva, commonly known as Lucas is the for the Paris Saint-Germain.
Born on August 13, 1992, Lucas Moura is one of the best young players Brazil has to offer.
With an annual salary of $4.1 million, Lucas made his debut on January 11, 2013, against AC Ajaccio.
Among other successes include his match in the UEFA Champions League at Valencia, where Paris Saint-Germain won the game 2-1, with Moura assisting a goal.
Born on 21 March, 1980, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, best known as Ronaldinho is one of the highest-paid Brazilian footballers in the world.
Also, he is one of the famous footballers, but despite that, his top days are now behind him, as he ranked #10 in this top list.
With an impressive salary of almost $4 million, Ronaldinho played for successful teams like Paris Saint-Germain, Milan, Flamengo and FC Barcelona and currently, he’s a part of the Atletico Mineiro team.