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The arrival of forward Neymar to PSG broke the passing market. It was listed as the most expensive in history. The French team disbursed 222 million euros to Barcelona for the sports rights of the Brazilian.

For this reason, this weekend the Football Leaks portal announced the salary earned by the 25-year-old star, detailing the figures by days and even by hours.

According to the information released, Neymar earns approximately 37 million euros per season , about $ 128 billion. That is, per day 100 thousand euros ($ 300 million), per hour 4,223 euros ($ 14 million) and per minute 67 euros ($ 232,000).

The Brazilian, with 25 years, would surpass the salary of the Argentine Carlos Tévez, 33, who plays in the Shanghai Shenhua of the Chinese Super League and that season earns 35 million euros

Football Player Millionaires are Increasing Every Year

The transfer of Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez agreed between Barcelona and Liverpool in summer 2014 was closed by 64.98 million pounds, or what is the same, 82 million euros at the time.

This is included in the document signed by all the parties disclosed by the “Football Leaks” portal, which provides all the details of the operation. The contract, dated July 11, 2014, revealed that the transfer was divided into five payments – of 16.4 million euros – and currently there should only be one pending, scheduled for next July 31.

In addition to the player himself, the document signed the president of Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu; the culé vice-president Jordi Mestre; the then director general of the entity, Antoni Rossich; as well as the executive director of Liverpool, Ian Ayre.

Suarez came to the Catalan team in the summer of 2014, having become the Premier’s top scorer during the previous season with the “reds”. The striker could not make his debut until October 26 due to a four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini (Italy) at the World Cup in Brazil. The Millionaire Players are Rapidly Increasing via Sponsorship and many other income sources.

The Uruguayan international has become the undisputed holder of the Barcelona of Luis Enrique, with which he has 68 goals in 86 matches. The website “Football Leaks” whose authors declare themselves Portuguese and remain anonymous – was born in September 2015 and has specialized in the dissemination of confidential documents from the world of football.

While its promoters say that its only objective is to promote transparency in this sport, its critics accuse them of having accessed the papers through computer attacks and even trying to blackmail those affected.

Neymar has had a dream debut in the French team. In the five games he has played in the local league, he has managed to score four goals, despite the differences that were noticed on the court with the Uruguayan Edinson Cavani, for charging a penalty.

The Brazilian could not play the recent day of Ligue 1, which was against Montpellier, for discomfort in his right foot. The injury is not serious, however, the PSG preferred to keep him away from the courts to be able to count on him in the duel of the Champions League against Bayern Munich.

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David Evans

David is Editor-in-chief at Xtrapoint Football, He Has forayed in the Sports Sector for over five years, he enjoys his stint as an editor of several local magazines. He has written several editorials such as ESPN, BBC and CNN high-level documentation. On free time David loves Playing guitar and reading.

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