Sports economists had better explain that these athletes are paid so profitable for their club and their leaders; it is nonetheless ulcerated by as zeros. According to a ranking published by L’Equipe Magazine, there are seven Afros in the top 10 best paid French sportsmen. Africa Top Sports offers a review of the actual afros
With 11.2 million Euros per year, the basketball player Tony Parker topped the French Afros who have a big salary. Aged 30 years Tony Parker plays for the team of San Antonio Spurs. TP appears in many advertisements specifically targeting children and adolescents.
He sells his image in particular for contracts with Nike, Toupargel, Kellogg’s, Ferrero, Electronic Arts, De Fursac, vitaminwater, Vodafone and more recently Tissot site paris online BetClick.
The Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is in second position. At 25, Benzema weighs 11 million annually. During the 2007-2008 seasons, the Franco-Algerian is required as the incumbent OL, and is named best scorer of France. Only 20 years old, Benzema won the trophy for the best player in Ligue 1.
His performance, especially in the Champions League, attractet the attention of major European clubs. The striker honors his first cap for France in 2007 and the following year he was one of the players selected to compete in the European Championship. Benzema model for the Brazilian striker Ronaldo. He is compared to his origins, talent, and touching of the ball, the great French number 10 Zinedine Zidane.
Thierry Henry called Titi occupies the third place. The Guadeloupe aged 35 wins € 9.2 million per year. The Caribbean is considered one of the best strikers of his generation.
In terms of annual revenues, the Guadeloupe is one of the best paid French sportsmen. Long dolphin of Zinedine Zidane, he ranked first from 2007. That year, he won 17.4 million after Team Magazine.
In 2009, he was fifth in the ranking of the best footballers’ wages paid in the world.
He remains the first French with 17 million as yearly income, according to the bi-weekly France Football. In 2010, after signing with the Red Bulls of New York, he became the second highest paid player in the American league (MLS) with 4.35 million, behind David Beckham, Los Angeles Galaxy player.
In 2011, Thierry Henry left the top spot since 2006, the ranking of the best paid French sportsmen and drops to fourth place after his departure to the United States and the termination of his contract with Gillette.
Eric Abidal, with 7.5 million is the fourth in this ranking. The 33-year-Martinique noted for his talent. But it is in Lille that Eric Abidal managed to actually win and demonstrate his incredible game.
With his legendary idol, Diego Maradona, the Caribbean of Barcelona has a successful career and is considered a pillar of the France team since his appointment in 2004 by Raymond Domenech.
With his sidekick of the Team of France, Florent Malouda, Eric Abidal has often vibrated stadiums worldwide. After contracting a benign tumor of the liver in 2011, Eric Abidal has demonstrated that he did not still done with the sport.
Samir Nasri comes in 5th position. The Franco-Algerian of 25 weighs 7.3 million annually. Nasri signed August 24, 2011 a contract for a period of four years with Manchester City. The amount of the transfer, although estimated on approximately 28 million by the media, is not disclosed by both sides. He became the highest paid footballer in the French history (10.7 million per year).
Patrice Evra follows Nasri and got the sixth position. The Manchester United defender won 6 million. In 2011, his team came second in the Premiership, behind Manchester City. Patrice Evra affirmed through yet to win the title. He counted it due to a defeat for Manchester City against the modest team of QPR : “Maybe people will say I’m crazy, but I still believe,” he had said.
Contract with $ 60 million over 5 years, Joakim Noah is one of the French better paid athletes playing abroad! It is the basketball team of the Chicago Bulls, which offered him a monthly salary of $ 12 million per year. Child of a star, Joakim Noah eventually build a substantial personal fortune.