Recruited for 222 million euros by Paris Saint-Germain, five seasons ago now, Neymar intends to show the full extent of his talent during the 2022-2023 financial year. Author of a more than promising summer preparation, the Brazilian striker has, however, often disappointed in the Parisian jersey. Proof of this is the latest study by the law firm GEJL Accident Attorneys, which reveals a statistic that is disturbing to say the least.
On a list of the 50 male athletes who have earned the most by not playing, due to injuries or other absences, the first footballer to appear is none other than… Neymar. The number 10 of PSG is, in fact, the one who earns the most even while being inactive with an income of 78,693,743 million euros. The second player on this list is Gareth Bale, now in the colors of Los Angeles. The Welshman has an income of 60,197,050 euros. Note that this ranking is dominated by Houston Astros baseball player Justin Verlander, with a profit of 243,919,000 million euros.