The wing of England and Manchester City Rahim Sterling became the highest paid player in the country.
According to the Daily Mail, the 23-year-old football player, who has signed a new contract with Manchester City on the eve of the best conditions, will now earn up to 300 thousand pounds (about 343 thousand euros) a week. The weekly salary in sterling was £ 180 thousand (about € 206 thousand).
Therefore, the "citizen" player became the highest paid English player.
The highest paid player in the English Premier League is currently the Chilean striker of Manchester United Alexis Sanchez. His salary is 350 thousand pounds (about 400 thousand euros) per week.