Highest Paid Rugby Players
Highest Paid Rugby Players

Rugby is a sport held in England for the first time in the 19th Century. There is a couple of team in this game and each team comprises of fifteen players. Both of the team have to Carry and then hit the ball which is mostly in an oval shape.

For the achievements of points, a team has to kick the ball towards the end zone. There are many players who are experienced in this game but the top 10 well played and highest-paid players of Rugby are now explained in this article which are the following:

1- Dan Carter (£1.4 Million)

He is one of the highest-paid players for Rugby. Before some time he played for two teams one of them is “New Zealand national team” and the other is “Racing 92”. He is the man who holds a reputable record of Rugby.

His team has got a victory against New Zealand and his team has got the title of “Nine Individual Rugby Championship”. So, it would not be wrong to say that he is the most flair player of Rugby and is highly paid also.

2- Matt Giteau (£900,000)

Matt Giteau is also in the list of one of the most highly paid Rugby player. He is an Australian player and from the year 2011, he played for “Toulon”. Not only this, but Matt also played in between 2002 and 2001 for “Australian International Team”.

Because of some controversies, Matt has to leave Australia and then he joined Toulon in the year 2011. In Toulon, he got great success. Here he aided his team how to get victory in “Heineken Cup Final of 2013” and 3 Europian titles. He is the man who has to play a number of matches ahead because of his great talent.

3- Leigh Halfpenny (£600,000)

Star Leigh Halfpenny is another highest paid rugby player because of its amazing performance. Leigh is as young as 27 years old player. He himself frames his fortune as a professional footballer.

He played “Club Rugby” for elite “Toulon”. As he is the shining star of “International Rugby for Wales’ so he got the title of “Wales Star”.He was the man whom himself hold 14 points just to help the Toulon and then beat the Clermont.

At International platform, during the tour of Irish Lions and British to Australia in 2013, he is the man who beat a number of records in just one test.

4- Jonathan Sexton (£494,000)

He is an Irish Rugby player who began his profession in Dublin at St. Mary’s College. He became the central point of attention just at the ending points when he scored a second last goal and won a  Cup named as Leinster Senior. Jonathan Sexton remains in Irelands National Team from the year of 2009. Now he is known as Star player of his team.

5- Sam Burgess (£500,000)

It would be not bad to say that Rugby game is in the blood of “his Family and Sam Burgess”. His father and brothers are also the great Footballer of the league Rugby. Sam had a prestigious career of rugby league and he is also known as the most strong and talented player of the league. His performance in the NRL season of 2016 is absolutely unbelievable.

6- Thierry Dusautoir (£408,120)

Thierry Dusautoir is a french man. He is also one of the most talented and highly paid Rugby players. He was only sixteen years old when he began his career in rugby and playing the league.

He made his reputation in “France’s International team” by proving himself the strong, experienced and elite player. As he is a strong leader also So, he leads France in 2011 Rugby World Cup Final. He also played for “Toulon”.

7- Brayan Habana (£474,600)

Brayan Habana is the great legend of Rugby. He is known for his brilliant performance for World Cup and 2007 Super 14. After this success, he won the Award of the year “IRB Player” for his incredible victory. He was also assigned for a contract of 3 years by Toulon. So, he is also one of those players who are highly paid.

8-Morgan Parra (£436,000)

He is the most popular player of the National Team of French. He is the great lover of Rugby from his childhood So he starts playing Rugby at the age of four years. At maturity in 2008, he became the member of French National team and he was 19 years old at that time. He is a South African player.

9- Bakkies Botha (£389,00)

Bakkies Botha is 40 years old and tall as 2.02 meter. He is One of the highest-paid rugby players of entire South Africa. In the recent years, he played for “Toulon” and Toulon achieved the European Rugby Final Champions Cup of 2013 and 2014.

10- Jamie Roberts (£380,000)

He is the tallest and weighted personality of 2 meters and 110 kg. And his outstanding playing style is just a great combo. He is one of the powerful players with sharps guts. He was also assigned by Herlequin Football Club in the year of 2015. So, he is the player who paid high for his performance.

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.