It’s common knowledge that footballers earn an obscene amount of money.

It’s also common knowledge that Neymar’s earnings at his new club are enough to make even a Premier League wage look like pittance.

But the extent of Paris Saint-Germain’s outlay for their new Brazilian superstar is really quite extraordinary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can follow his ever-rising salary using this incredible salary counter (which is calculated on the basis of Neymar receiving the reported €30m-a-year salary):

NEYMAR SALARY TOTALISER

By Sunday afternoon Neymar was already well on his way to a million euros in earnings, even before he had made his debut.

And – courtesy of sources close to a friend of a relative of the player – we’ve been able to get our hands on live footage of the former Barcelona man in his new Paris home…