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Carlos Tevez becomes world highest paid player by a distance

Carlos Tevez becomes world highest paid player by a distance

Carlos Tevez has become the world's highest paid player after joining Shanghai Shenhua.

The Argentine striker Tevez, 32, will pocket around £615,000 a week on a two-year deal, while former club Boca Juniors will receive a fee of around £14million.

Carlos Tevez becomes world highest paid player by a distance

Carlos Tevez in action for former club Boca Juniors

According to the Mirror UK, it cost £77million to bring the former Manchester United striker from Boca Juniors.

The former Manchester City and Juventus striker penned a two-year deal worth £31.5million-a-year with the Chinese Super League club.

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Tevez earns N12.1 billion naira per year (at a conversion of 386 bank rate).

Carlitos was given an emotional send off in a 4-1 victory over Colon at La Bombonera.

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