Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham No.1s also make the top 10.
Although not considered to be the most glamourous position on the football pitch, the goalkeeper is a strange and compelling character that is the final bastion between success and failure.
So although they are never likely to be paid as much as strikers or playmakers, here are the stoppers from world football making the tidiest wage currently.
Statistics courtesy of www.therichest.com.
10. Salvatore Sirigu, Paris Saint-Germain – £2.6m-a-year
The third choice for the Italian national team and not a name wholly familiar to fans outside of Ligue 1, but this goes to show that playing for PSG when they undergo a multi-million pound takeover is definitely a good thing.