Carlos Tevez's Reported Move To China Will Make Him The Highest-Paid Player In The World

Here’s how Carlos Tevez’s reported salary in China compares with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

According to The Daily Mail, 32-year-old Argentine forward Carlos Tevez is set to become the world’s highest-paid player following a move to Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League. 

Tevez follows in the footsteps of Oscar, Hulk and Graziano Pelle, all players that’ve swapped more traditional footballing climes for a personal jackpot in the CSL. 

For comparisons sake, here’s what Carlos Tevez will make, broken down per year, month, week and day, as compared to Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract at Real Madrid and Lionel Messi’s with Barcelona.

Carlos Tevez - $39,732,805 per year

Carlos Tevez yearly salary

Carlos Tevez's yearly salary. Photo: @FOXSoccer | Twitter

  • $39,732,805 per year
  • $3,311,067 per month
  • $762,000 per week
  • $108,857 per day
  • $1.25 per second

 

Cristiano Ronaldo - $23,604,550 per year

Cristiano Ronaldo salary

Cristiano Ronaldo's yearly salary. Photo: @AllFootballLive | Twitter

  • $23,604,550 per year
  • $1,967,045 per month
  • $452,691 per week
  • $64,670 per day
  • $0.74 per second

 

Lionel Messi - $21,729,180 per year

Lionel Messi salary

Lionel Messi's yearly salary. Photo: @BarcaWorldwide | Twitter

  • $21,729,180 per year
  • $1,810,765 per month
  • $416,724 per week
  • $59,532 per day
  • $0.68 per second

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