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Tevez becomes world’s highest paid player on staggering £615,000-PER-WEEK

Date Posted,December 28, 2016

Carlos Tevez has become the world’s highest paid player after joining Shanghai Shenhua in a £77million deal from Boca Juniors.

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

The Argentinian club will also receive a £14million fee in the deal sealed just a few weeks after Carlitos was given an emotional send off in a 4-1 victory over Colon.

As Tevez made his way from the field of play at La Bombonera, he waved to supporters and even embraced a pitch invader who had dropped to his knees to worship the ex-Juventus hitman.

Carlos Tevez poses in his Shanghai Shenhua shirt (Photo: Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC)
An unidentified fan cheers Boca Juniors' forward Carlos Tevez (back) as he leaves the field during their Argentina First Division football match against Colon at La Bombonera stadium, in Buenos Aires, on December 18, 2016.
One pitch invader got on his knees to worship the Argentine in his final appearance (Photo: Getty Images)

Young supporters were pictured holding up banners telling Tevez not to leave.

However, the money on offer in the Far East has proved too much for the 32-year-old to resist.

He’s set to earn £615,000-a-week in Shanghai – the city where Chelsea’s Brazilian playmaker Oscar will also reside after sealing his own mega-bucks move to Shanghai SIPG.

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