Gyan is the sixth highest paid footballer in the world

ACCRA – Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has been named the sixth highest paid footballer in the world, overtaking four-time African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure.

Acording to UK-based online portal Thekingmaker.me, the Shanghai SIPG attacker’s annual income of $350,000  makes him the 6th highest paid player on the globe.

The Ghana international is behind Lionel Messi (£313,461.00), Cristiano Ronaldo (£288,000.00), Wayne Rooney (£285,000.00), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (£275,000.00) and (Gareth Bale £256,000.00). Manchester City star  Yaya Toure is ranked 7th with other African players Emmanuel Adebayor £101,000.00 weekly (66), Wilfried Bony £100,000.00 (76th), John Obi Mikel £75,000.00 (116th), Demba Cissé £70,000.00 (136th), Kolo Touré £65,000.00 (139th), Seydou Keita £55,000.00 (187th), Alex Song £50,000.00 (197th) and Cheik Tioté £50,000.00 (200th).

The former Sunderland hitman made the big money move to China after spending three years at United Arab Emirates side Al Ain.

Weekly Wages

Lionel Messi £313,461.00

Cristiano Ronaldo £288,000.00

Wayne Rooney £285,000.00

Zlatan Ibrahimovic £275,000.00

Gareth Bale £256,000.00

Asamoah Gyan £226,923.07

Yaya Touré £220,000.00

Sergio Agüero £220,000.00

David de Gea £200,000.00

Bastian Schweinsteiger £200,000.00

Eden Hazard £200,000.00

Luis Suárez £200,000.00

Diego Costa £185,000.00

Thiago Silva £185,000.00

Rahim Sterling £180,000.00

Fernando Torres £180,000.00

Blaise Matuidi £166,154.00

Jose Mourinho £160,961.00

David Silva £160,000.00

Cesc Fàbregas £156,000.00

Toni Kroos £156,000.00

Kevin De Bruyne £150,000.00

John Terry £150,000.00

Karim Benzema £150,000.00

Andrés Iniesta £150,000.00

Neymar £150,000.00

Mesut Özil £140,000.00

Juan Mata £140,000.00

Falcao £140,000.00

Christian Benteke £140,000.00

Sergio Ramos £140,000.00

Ángel Di María £140,000.00

David Luiz £ 135,000.00

Louis Van Gaal £134,615.00

Alexis Sánchez £130,000.00

Gerard Piqué £130,000.00

Javier Mascherano £130,000.00

Arsene Wenger £126,923.00

Vincent Kompany £120,000.00

Nicolas Otamendi £120,000.00

Samir Nasri £120,000.00

Thibaut Courtois £120,000.00

James Milner £120,000.00

Daniel Sturridge £120,000.00

Luka Modric £120,000.00

James Rodríguez £120,000.00

Dani Alves £120,000.00

Sergio Busquets £120,000.00

Edinson Cavani £120,000.00

Marco Reus £120,000.00

Philipp Lahm £115,200.00

Franck Ribéry £115,200.00

Arjen Robben £115,200.00

Robert Lewandowski £115,200.00

Theo Walcott £110,000.00

Joe Hart £110,000.00

Ashley Young £110,000.00

Mario Bolatelli £110,000.00

Pepe £110,000.00

Ezequiel Lavezzi £110,000.00

João Moutinho £110,000.00

Manuel Neuer £108,000.00

Arturo Vidal £108,000.00

Thomas Müller £108,000.00

Manuel Pelligrini £105,769.00

Emmanuel Adebayor £101,000.00

Mario Götze £100,800.00

Jordan Henderson £100,000.00

Roberto Firmino £100,000.00

Petr Cech £100,000.00

Olivier Giroud £100,000.00

Eliaquim Mangala £100,000.00

Wilfried Bony £100,000.00

Morgan Schneiderlin £100,000.00

Javier Pastore £100,000.00

Shinji Kagawa £95,000.00

Jack Wilshere £90,000.00

Santi Cazorla £90,000.00

Gaël Clichy £90,000.00

Pablo Zabaleta £90,000.00

Fernandinho £90,000.00

Fabian Delph £90,000.00

Jesús Navas £90,000.00

Memphis Depay £90,000.00

Oscar £90,000.00

Jérémy Mathieu £90,000.00

Nuri Sahin £90,000.00

Xabi Alonso £86,400.00

Tomás Rosicky £85,000.00

Aleksandar Kolarov £85,000.00

Gary Cahill £85,000.00

Willian £85,000.00

Juan Cuadrado £85,000.00

Loïc Rémy £85,000.00

Arda Turan £85,000.00

Lucas Laiva £80,000.00

Mikel Arteta £80,000.00

Aaron Ramsey £80,000.00

Bacary Sagna £80,000.00

Chris Smalling £80,000.00

Luke Shaw £80,000.00

Matteo Darmian £80,000.00

Michael Carrick £80,000.00

Marouane Fellaini £80,000.00

Hugo Lloris £80,000.00

Raphaël Varane £80,000.00

Marcelo £80,000.00

Fábio Coentrão £80,000.00

Sebastian Kehl £80,000.00

Javi Martínez £79,200.00

Danny Welbeck £75,000.00

Fernando £75,000.00

Daley Blind £75,000.00

Ander Herrera £75,000.00

Filipe Luís £75,000.00

John Obi Mikel £75,000.00

Martin Skrtel £75,000.00

José Enrique £75,000.00

Coutinho £75,000.00

Jordi Alba £75,000.00

Ivan Rakitic £75,000.00

Moussa Sissoko £75,000.00

Neven Subotic £75,000.00

Oliver Kirch £75,000.00

Dante £72,000.00

– GHANAsoccernet

Per Mertesacker £70,000.00

Mathieu Debuchy £70,000.00

Dedryck Boyata £70,000.00

Marcos Rojo £70,000.00

Antonio Valencia £70,000.00

César Azpilicueta £70,000.00

Nemanja Matic £70,000.00

Nathaniel Clyne £70,000.00

Dimitar Berbatov £70,000.00

Demba Cissé £70,000.00

Ricardo Carvalho £66,000.00

Mamadou Sakho £65,000.00

Kolo Touré £65,000.00

Mathieu Flamini £65,000.00

Abou Diaby £65,000.00

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain £65,000.00

Martín Demichelis £65,000.00

Anthony Martial £65,000.00

Branislav Ivanovic £65,000.00

Ramires £65,000.00

Dejan Lovren £65,000.00

Adam Lallana £65,000.00

Álvaro Arbeloa £65,000.00

Jérémy Toulalan £65,000.00

Fabricio Coloccini £65,000.00

Marcel Schmelzer £65,000.00

Kevin Großkreutz £65,000.00

Jérôme Boateng £64,800.00

Medhi Benatia £64,800.00

David Alaba £64,800.00

Thiago £64,800.00

Christian Eriksen £64,000.00

Fabio Borini £60,000.00

Laurent Koscielny £60,000.00

Kieran Gibbs £60,000.00

Victor Valdez £60,000.00

Asmir Begovic £60,000.00

Simon Mignolet £60,000.00

Lazar Markovic £60,000.00

Danny Ings £60,000.00

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