#2 Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, Milan – $12.3 million
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, best known as Kaka or Ricardo Kaka, is the Brazilian football attacking midfielder who currently plays for Milan and the Brazilian national team.
The 32-year-old footballer started his career at the age of 8, playing for a local club.
Now the former Ballon d’Or winner is one of the best footballers in the world and he’s making $12.3 million this year.
Before joining Milan, he played for Sao Paulo (2001-2003), Milan (2003-2009), Real Madrid (2009-2013) and again, Milan.
And he has an impressive list of awards, such as : UEFA Champions League Bronze Top scorer (2005-2006), UEFA Champions League Best Midfielder (2005), UEFA Champions League Best Forward (2006-2007), Ballon d’Or (2007), FIFA World Player of the Year (2007), World Soccer Player of the Year (2007) and Marca Leyenda (2009).
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