The World’s Highest-Paid Soccer Players 2019
20. Gerard Piqué
Club: Barcelona Nation: Spain Age: 32
Largest Sponsor/Partner: Nike
Salary & Bonus: $17.7M
Piqué signed a contract extension with Barcelona in January 2018, until June 2022. A buyout clause is symbolic $600 million. When he is not scoring for Barsa, he spends his time with his wife, singer Shakira, and their two children.
When he is outside of the soccer field, Gerard is the president of investment firm Kosmos and the chairman of Tokyo-based e-commerce company ‘Rakuten’. Rakuten is also a Barcelona jersey sponsor.