Although not the biggest footballer around in terms of physicality, David Silva more than makes up for his deficiencies with outstanding technical abilities.
David Silva is one of the rare mainstays in the Manchester City starting lineup. He has been sporting Manchester City colors since the summer of 2010 when cash strapped Valencia sold him for $48 million.
The player initially gained prominence by putting in exemplary performances for Valencia. He has helped his current club, Manchester City, to several trophies, most notably the FA Cup, League Cup, and 2 Premier League titles.
David Silva’s Salary history
David Silva Annual Salary in 2014 excluding bonuses = $15.59 million
David Silva Annual Salary in 2013 excluding bonuses = $15.59 million
David Silva Annual Salary in 2012 excluding bonuses = $11 million
David Silva was only earning an annual salary of $11 million when he initially joined City. The man prompted the City management to increase his salary with impressive displays on the pitch. Manchester City also didn’t want other clubs to poach their star midfielder.
Besides salary earnings, the man is also under the payroll of Adidas. He is one of the many football stars German powerhouse, Adidas, has signed to endorse their many famous football boot line.