Yes, players on the injured reserve receive a salary.
Soccer players get injured much more than basketball players.
Yes soccer players are paid very highly, it has gone over the roof .
40 to 30 million pro soccer players
Soccer players are paid vastly more at the professional levels than rugby players
Soccer players get paid in pounds in England , but in Europe they are paid in Euros.
Soccer players chances of getting injured are very high
Professional players often have a rather complex contract with number of games played or even minutes on field, and penalties, and goals, and all sorts of stuff figured in; injury is also written into the contract so: Yes they get paid even when injured or on the bench.
Yes soccer players get paid more than basketball player. The reason for this is that Basketball is mostly funded by the US. Soccer is funded by many countries. So soccer is the higher paid sport.