The best paid stars at the tournament in Brazil.
It seems as if there is nothing else to talk about currently but the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and you know what, here at CaughtOffside we think that is just fine.
From Spain’s elimination to Costa Rica’s 3-1 victory over Uruguay, this tournament has been exciting from the start and looks set to get better and better as the weeks go on.
Off the pitch however there is also plenty to talk about and here are the 10 highest paid players at the competition in South America, with statistics courtesy of Forbes.
10. Mesut Ozil, Germany
Salary: £7.3m (per annum).
Endorsements: £3.5m (per annum).
Total earnings: £10.8m.
Arsenal’s club record signing sneaks in at 10, with the playmaker having cost the Gunners a whopping £42.4m in 2013 and also playing for a nation with a realistic chance of lifting the trophy.