Liverpool is a professional association football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside, located in England consisting of many skilled players. It is known that Liverpool was the ninth maximum-earning football club for 2014–15 in the world, with yearly income of around €391 million stands as the world’s eighth most valuable football club in year 2016, with price at $1.55 billion.
Liverpool players participate in the Premier League, which is essentially the topmost level of English football. The salaries of Liverpool players has raised in the recent two seasons, they too present contract extensions to their topmost players which direct them to the raise in the annual wage bill. As Liverpool players have prominent place today in the football sports, some of them being successful, their information is presented below:
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- 10. Steven Gerrard- $13 Million:
- 9. Daniel Agger -$13 Million:
- 8. Luis Suarez-$16 Million:
- 7. Glen Johnson -$16 Million:
- 6. Daniel Sturridge -$17 Million:
- 5. Mamadou Sakho -$17.6 Million:
- 4. Jordan Henderson -$18 Million:
- 3. Martin Skrtel -$18.5 Million:
- 2. Lucas Leiva -$19 Million:
- 1. Philippe Coutinho -$20 Million:
10. Steven Gerrard- $13 Million:
Steven Gerrard is renowned as an English football coach as well as a former player who presently works as an Academy coach at Liverpool. It is known that he will take over as manager of the 2017-18 seasons for the club’s U18 side ahead. Gerrard played as a major midfielder as well as he devoted majority of his career playing for Premier League club in Liverpool, with majority of that time he devoted as their captain.
Gerrard started his international debut in year 2000 for the England national football team, and signified his nation at years- 2000, 2004 and 2012 UEFA European Football Championships. This Liverpool player too signified the nation for 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups – being captain of the team at the last two tournaments being arranged. Gerrard was entitled as the permanent England captain in short time before UEFA Euro 2012, where the player was entitled in the UEFA Team of the Tournament.
9. Daniel Agger -$13 Million:
Daniel Agger is a retired professional footballer form Danish and known as a tattoo artist who played as a major defender for Liverpool and Brøndby. Agger also captained the Denmark national team and being an international player since year 2005 Agger received 75 caps as well as good score of 12 goals for Denmark. Agger signified the country at year 2010 FIFA World Cup, he also captained UEFA Euro 2012, leading his country latter. It is known that last year, at the age of 31, Agger declared his retirement at Brøndby at the termination of his playing contract. Agger is also a founder of The Agger Foundation, founded in year 2012 targeting to assist children in requirement.
8. Luis Suarez-$16 Million:
This is a Uruguayan professional footballer, playing in form of a striker for Spanish club FC Barcelona as well as for the Uruguay national team. In year 2014, Suarez transferred from Liverpool to Barcelona for a payment of £64.98 million, citing him one of the most costly players in the history of football. It is known that the transfer happened after he had won the European Golden Shoe in the last season playing with Liverpool. Suarez is also extensively stared as one of the finest strikers all over the world with many records set till date.
7. Glen Johnson -$16 Million:
Glen Johnson plays as a right-back for Premier League club Stoke City and he is an English professional footballer as well. Initially Johnson started his playing career at West Ham United, devoting time on loan at Millwall, as well as he was appointed in year 2003 for a £6 million fee by Chelsea after West Ham’s demotion. This Liverpool player also played 99 times for Portsmouth as well as he appeared in year 2008 FA Cup Final as Portsmouth beat Cardiff City 1–0. Glen Johnson has too been surpassed for 54 times by the England national team since year 2003, and was nominated in team of England for years 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups as well as for UEFA Euro 2012.
6. Daniel Sturridge -$17 Million:
Daniel Sturridge is acknowledged as an English professional footballer playing for Premier League club Liverpool as well as he played for the England national team. The Liverpool player plays as a striker, however he has too been cited as a winger several times. Sturridge also represented England team at all levels and also appeared for 15 games and made score of four goals for under-21 team. The earning of Sturridge is high because he has signed an endorsement deal with American sportswear as well as for equipment supplier named Nike, he is too a representative for BT Sport.
5. Mamadou Sakho -$17.6 Million:
Mamadou Sakho plays as a centre-back for Premier League club of Crystal Palace and identified as a French footballer. Sakho is acknowledged for his tackling skill and his passing accuracy, which made him a senior international player. This Liverpool player also has formerly received caps and he stayed as captain of the nation at every youth levels. Sakho started his playing career at Paris FC prior relocating in year 2002 to Paris Saint-Germain’s youth system. Sakho did more than 200 appearances for the football club, winning four domestic trophies as well.
4. Jordan Henderson -$18 Million:
Jordan Henderson has high salary as he stayed as of Premier League club Liverpool as an English footballer. Henderson plays for the England national team as well as he is frequently positioned as a major midfielder for both club as well as nation. This Liverpool player has described as a sportsperson and hardworking midfielder, who has developed his game throughout his career at Liverpool as a more creative player. In year 2011, Henderson was shifted to Liverpool for a high fee, supposed between £16 and £20 million.
3. Martin Skrtel -$18.5 Million:
Martin Skrtel plays as a centre back for Fenerbahçe as well as he stayed as captain of the Slovakia national team. He also formerly played for Zenit Saint Petersburg and Trenčín, prior teaming up with Liverpool for value of £6.5 million in year 2008. Skrtel too won the Russian Premier League as well as the League Cup, and he was entitled Slovak Footballer of the Year for four times. Skrtel started his international debut playing for Slovakia in year 2004, and it is known that since then, he earned 89 caps.
2. Lucas Leiva -$19 Million:
Lucas Leiva plays as a defensive midfielder for English club from Brazil, with high earning of $19 million. Lucas started his career in form of a box-to-box midfielder at Grêmio where he gained victory for the Campeonato Gaúcho in years 2006 and 2007. In year 2007, the player was positioned to Liverpool, where he renowned himself as one of the well-known league’s premier defensive midfielders. Being an international since year 2007, Lucas has gained 24 caps and worked for Brazilian team at year 2008 Olympics as well as for year 2011 Copa América.
1. Philippe Coutinho -$20 Million:
Philippe Coutinho from Brazil plays for Premier League club Liverpool and also for the Brazil national team in form of a winger or an attacking midfielder. Coutinho started his senior debut for Brazilian team in year 2010 at early age of 18. After that, he has made more than 20 appearances and played for the nation team at 2015 Copa América as well as the Copa América Centenario. He is rich because, Coutinho was contracted by English team Liverpool for high values of £8.5 million in year 2013. Coutinho succeeded at Anfield; his blend of passing, vision, dribbling and long-range strikes grossed him the moniker as Little Magician from Liverpool admirers as well as teammates.
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Liverpool players are renowned today as they have shown excellent performance playing for their team since years. Apart from their appearance in Liverpool, these players too get involved in endorsement deals, promotions advertisements to increase their net-worth.