The German Bundesliga is one of the top soccer leagues in the world, with established clubs like Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund and others continually proving their worth in Europe’s top soccer tournaments, the Champions league and the Europa league. But this success comes at a high cost, and the top clubs have had to spend a lot of money to acquire and keep some of the greatest, and by extension, best paid players in the world.
These players are also often nominated among the highest paid players in the world, and it is no surprise that the bulk of players who command the highest annual salaries in the bundeslisga belong to FC Bayern Munich. Let’s find out who the top ten highest paid footballers players in the German Bundesliga in 2016 are:
10. Nuri Sahin
Nuri Sahin has been one of bundelisga’s most popular faces over the years considering the prominent role he played in Borussia Dortmund’s 2011 dream run in. Sahin began his career at Dortmund and after spending six years there and winning the Bundesliga title in 2011, signed with real Madrid for €10 million. Sahin later agreed a loan with English giants Liverpool in August 2012. The Turkish International couldn’t match the success he enjoyed at Dortmund playing for either of the two sides but when he returned to Dortmund, he improved again. He is now earning €3 million per year.