Although footballers of Europe and USA are dominant due to their massive salaries but now Asian footballers after making their ways in different domestic, multi-national and international levels put themselves in the list of highly paid footballers of Asia. These Asian countries includes Japan, Korea, China and Turkey. Asian footballers in recent few years succeed to catch the attraction of different European football clubs and many big investors now favor Asian footballers by bidding massive amounts on them. The list of Top 10 Asian Footballers with Highest Salaries are given below.
|Shinji Kagawa||£130,000||Borussia Dortmund|
|Shinji Okazaki||£75,000||Leicester City|
|Yuto Nagatomo||£65,000||Inter Milan|
|Lee Chung-yong||£60,000||Crystal Palace|
|Ki Sung-yueng||£60,000||Swansea City|
|Ji Dong-won||£55,000||FC Augsburg|
|Yuya Osako||£50,000||FC Koln|
|Takuma Asano||£50,000||VfB Stuttgart (loan)|
|Daichi Kamada||£45,000||Eintracht Frankfurt|
|Mathew Leckie||£55,000||Hertha Berlin|
According to the table Sinji Kagawa grabbed top position on the list of Highest paid Asian footballers in the world. Due to his mega deals with different football clubs he is earning about 130,000 pounds weekly. Currently Shinji Kagawa is playing for Borussia Dortmund. Due to huge salary Shinji set new foundations of football in Asia. Shinji the native of Japan started off his professional career by appearing in European football club Manchester United.
The table mentioned above shows huge different between the weekly wages of Shinji and Son-Hueng-Min who are present of 1st and 2nd position respectively. Son-Hueng is currently playing for Tottenham Hotspur and charging 80,000 pounds weekly and this amount makes his 2nd highest paid footballer of Asia.
Shinji Okazaki is present on 3rd place on the list of highest paid footballers of Asia. Okazaki after making his contract with Leicester City back in 2015, become one of the most active athlete of football and due to his brilliant performance his team won the Premier League Title and he put himself in the list of highly charging footballers of Asia.