22 Mar '11, 2am

Lionel Messi and Jose Mourinho are the highest paid player and manager in football, France Football magazine says

Lionel Messi and Jose Mourinho are the highest paid player and manager in football, France Football magazine says

Barcelona's two time world footballer of the year Messi's (left) income from his salary and publicity deals in 2011 amounted to 31 million euros (S$55.8 million), while Real Madrid boss Mourinho (right) topped the manager's rich list with an income of 13.5 million euros. -- PHOTOS: AFP, REUTERS PARIS - LIONEL Messi and Jose Mourinho are the highest paid player and manager in football, according to France Football magazine. Barcelona's two time world footballer of the year Messi's income from his salary and publicity deals in 2011 amounted to 31 million euros (S$55.8 million), while Real Madrid boss Mourinho topped the manager's rich list with an income of 13.5 million euros. Messi's income, while making him the top paid footballer in the world, still falls a long way short of Tiger Woods, who with a revenue of 53 million euros is the highest paid sportsman of them all. Mes...

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