10 Highest Paid Rugby Players In The World 2023
Highest Paid Rugby Players In The World: Here’s the list of world’s top 10 richest Rugby players right now.
Rugby is one of the most played team games in the world and Rugby world cup is the third most-watched sporting event in the world. Check out the list of highest-paid Rugby players in the world.
Rugby is a quite popular game in Europe and team France and England compete at the highest level every year in Footballs Champions League style European cup plus the home league systems. With Rugby’s huge popularity there comes sponsors and tv deals money which gives money to players.
Top 10 Highest Paid Rugby Players In The World
Let’s take a look at highest paid Rugby players in the world, most of the players are playing for European clubs were 9 of the top 10 highest-paid players are from French teams.
1. Dan Carter £1.1m
New Zealand’s legendary fly-half Dan Carter is the highest-paid player in the world £1.1 million a year at French club Racing Metro. New Zealand’s legendary fly-half Dan Carter is the highest paid player in the world £1 million a year at French club Racing Metro. Dan Carter has signed a 3 year deal with the French club racing metro worth of £4.2 million in total which is £1.4 million a year which makes him the highest paid player in the history of rugby.
2. Matt Giteau £1.1m
Matt Giteau is playing for Suntory Sungoliath and the Australian rugby player is enjoying with the team. He also helped the team to win the domestic title.
3. Charles Piutau £1m
The former All Black signed a huge deal with Pat Lam’s Bristol which made him the British rugby’s first million-pound player.
4. Maro Itoje £750,000
Europe’s top club Saracens signed him for a long term which makes him one of the highest aid rugby player. He also currently active in international rugby for England. It is also said that Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje are the England rugby team’s highest-earning players.
5. Owen Farrell £750,000
English professional rugby union player, Owen Andrew Farrell playing for Premiership Rugby side Saracens after signing a long-term contract which increased his earning to £300,000 a year.
6. Aaron Cruden £680,000
New Zealand rugby union player, Aaron Wiremu Cruden plays for Chiefs and the New Zealand internationally.
7. Steven Luatua £650,000
Steve Luatua is a New Zealand rugby union player and a recent deal with Bristol Bears to play in the English Premiership makes him one of the highest-earning player in the world. He is the captain of the Bristol Bears and a key player.
8. Ayumu Goromaru £650,000
Ayumu Goromaru is a Japanese rugby union player who is currently playing for the Yamaha Júbilo and Japan internationally.
9. Dan Biggar £600,000
Daniel Biggar is currently playing for the club Northampton Saints. He has played brilliantly for the club after signing.
10. Jonathan Sexton £536,000
Irish rugby union player, Jonathan Sexton plays for Leinster Rugby and nationally for Ireland. He is the captain of Leinster and the Ireland national team.