The wage difference between men and women football is like heaven and earth. What a female star takes home per year is simply what an average male player will make in a couple of weeks. The reasons are obvious but something needs to change. FIFA needs to find a way to promote female soccer. The federation might need to use money collected through male football to sell the women game. Today, we want to look at five best paid female footballers in the World right now.
5. Sydney Leroux Dwyer- $200,000-per-year
All women soccer stars are currently playing their football for Orlando Pride in US National Women Soccer League. Sydney Leroux Dwyer joins teammates Marta and Alex Morgan on this list of best paid female stars in the World. The 28-year-old striker takes home $200,000-per-year. She also plays for United States national team despite the fact that she was born in Canada. The lady is a fine footballer and a favourite too. She is very popular with her male fans in particular.
4. Carli Lloyd- $250,000-per-year
US Women legendary footballer Carli Lloyd is still playing professional football at the age of 36 years. The talented midfielder currently plays for Sky Blue FC in National Women Soccer League. She has done it all in the game. FIFA named her World Female Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016. She has delivered the World Cup and 2 Olympic Gold medals. Today, she takes home $250,000-per-year.
3. Amandine Henry- $280,000-per-year
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Olympique Lyon defensive midfielder Amandine Henry is the third highest paid female footballer today. The 28-year-old takes home $280,000-per-year. She has also represented France 45 times scoring 4 goals. She recently had short spells with PSG and Portland Women teams but now She is back in Lyon.