As it’s obvious that soccer is the most popular sports in the world. All the events in the game are most watched and almost all of them are top-rated in the world. Teams and their players receive big amounts as their salaries and from endorsements they earn lucrative income. Different clubs trade different players with huge amount especially English Premier League, Spanish Liga BBVA etc. Players do receive good shares of amount as well. Those players who are eye-catchy and best performers receive big amounts for sure. So, every year, Forbes discloses a list of richest footballers who receive good salaries, endorsements and rewards. We have compiled a list of Top 10 Richest Footballers In The World. Scroll down!
10. Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard is an English footballer, currently plays for New York FC club as a midfielder. He had much experience with his previous club Chelsea, for which he played for 13 years and became leading goal-scorer of all-time in the club. He currently has the net-worth of $87 Million.
Ronaldinho is an Brazilian footballer, currently plays for Fluminense as an attacking midfielder or in forward position. He won FIFA Player Of The Year award twice, in 2004 and 2005. He had good previous experience with Queretaro club. He currently has the net-worth of $90 Million.
Raul is an Spanish footballer, currently plays for New York Cosmos as an striker. He played for Real Madrid for 16 years and he became all-time leading goal scorer in the club. He also won FIFA Player Of The Year in 2001. He currently has the net-worth of $93 Million.
7. Samuel Eto’o
Samuel Eto’o is an Cameroonian footballer, currently plays for Antalyaspor as an striker. He had a great time playing for Barcelona club, in which he scored 145 goals. He has won African Player Of The Year award for four times, in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2010. He currently has the net-worth of $95 Million.
Kaka is an Brazilian footballer, currently plays for Orlando City club as an attacking midfielder. He previously played continuously for Milan club and scored 70 goals with them. He is one of the highest-paid players in US and gets the annual salary of $7 Million. Currently, his net worth is $105 Million.
5. Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney is an English footballer, playing for Manchester United club since 2004, as in forward position. For Manchester United, he has scored 175 goals till now and he is also one of the very popular footballers in the world. He earns from many of the endorsements. He currently has the net-worth of $112 Million.
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is an Swedish footballer and a captain of the national team, currently also plays for Paris Saint-Germain club. He plays in a forward position for the club and has scored 90 goals in the club, so far. He is quiet a well-known footballer in the world. Currently, he has the net-worth of $114 Million.
Neymar is an Brazilian footballer, currently plays for Barcelona club as a forward player or as a winger. He has scored 46 goals for Barcelona club, so far. He is the 3rd most richest footballer in the list and surely, he is the popular one in the world. Currently he has the net-worth of $148 Million.
2. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is an Argentine footballer, playing for Barcelona since 2004, as a forward player. He has scored 295 goals in the club. Surely, he is known as the legend of the football game because of his delightful style-of-playing. According to Forbes, in 2014, Messi earned $65 Million just within 12 months. He is the 2nd most richest footballer in the list. He has the net-worth of $218 Million. An all-time most popular football player in the world.
1. Christiano Ronaldo
Christiano Ronaldo is an Portuguese footballer, also captains the national team and currently playing for Real Madrid as in a forward position. Clearly, he is the 1st most richest footballer in the world. When he moved to Real Madrid from Manchester United, in 2009, he was the most expensive player. He has signed numerous endorsements like Nike, Motorola etc, from which he earns lucrative income. He has the net-worth of $230 Million currently. He is also the most famous player in the world. Winner of the list! 😀
So, here the list ends. All of these players are the ones who worked really hard in their career to achieve such success. Definitely, working hard pays off. Share your thoughts about them.
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