With the football season well underway, it’s fair to say that money dominated the headlines in 2017. Premier League clubs collectively spent over a billion pounds on signings last summer, while Paris Saint-Germain broke the world transfer record when it spent €222 million (£200 million) on Neymar.
In the modern world, football is considered to be the most popular sport on the globe. Nowadays football is played widely all over the world. Football is usually known as ‘Soccer’. Football requires several terms such as skills, strategies and goals. Do you know any rich footballers? Here we are presenting the Top 10 Richest Footballers in the world. They are famous for their profitable deals and an enormous salary.
1: Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid — net worth £250 million ($321.5 million).
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is the full name of Cristiano Ronaldo.He was born on 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo is a high flying Portuguese professional football player. Cristiano plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He makes money by favouring renowned brands such as Motorola, Nike, Armani and Tag Heuer. Ronaldo is in the top 10 richest footballers rating throughout the world. Cristiano Ronaldo is not an only richest footballer but also a well-known celebrity of the world. He has a most significant net worth of $321.5 million.
2: Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona — net worth £230 million ($295 million).
The birth name of Lionel Messi is Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini. He was born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional soccer player who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina team. Messi is the most decorated footballer of the current period. Lionel Messi is a goal-scorer and the brand ambassador of Adidas. He is commonly considered the best player in the world. Lionel Messi is the second richest footballer. Lionel Messi is an accurate football legend due to his volatile skills. His net worth is $295 million.
3: Neymar may be the most expensive player in world football, but he is not (yet) the richest
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is the born name of Neymar was born on 5 February 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. Neymar is known professionally as Neymar Jr. Neymar is a Brazilian professional footballer who usually plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. At the age of 17, he made his professional debut. He got a number of awards like FIFA Confederations Cup in 2013 and 2014. He also won the Golden Ball as player of the championship. Neymar is the most brilliant footballer. His total net worth is $148 million.
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4: Zlatan Ibrahimović, Manchester United — net worth £110 million ($141 million).
The superstar playing for LA Galaxy and is in the Sweden football team. Zlatan Ibrahimović was born on 3 October 1981 in Malmö, Sweden. He began his football playing career at a very young age and now he is 36 years old. The playing position of Zlatan Ibrahimović is Striker. He is a goalscorer who is famous for his technique, creativity, strength, and his powerful and exact striking capability. Right now, he is the second-most decorated active footballer across the world. The net worth of Zlatan Ibrahimovic is $114 million today.
4: Wayne Rooney, Everton — net worth £93 million ($120 million).
The full name of Wayne Rooney is Wayne Mark Rooney was born on 24 October 1985 in Croxteth, Liverpool, England. He is a brilliant, skilled and hard-working English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Everton. Forward and Attacking midfielder are the playing positions of Wayne Rooney. He is the skipper of the English Olympic Team as well as Everton. The net worth of Rooney also comes through other deal with Samsung and Nike. He is the most popular and richest soccer superstar across the globe. His net worth is $112 million.
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite is the born of Kaka was born on 22 April 1982 in Gama, Federal District, Brazil. Kaka is the best Brazilian professional footballer who has retired now. He is known professionally as Kaka. Attacking midfielder is the playing position of Kaka. He is passionate Brazilian footballer player and now he is 35 years old. Not only has played for clubs like Real Madrid, AC Milan, São Paulo, and Orlando City, but he’s also rolling in endorsement money, deals with companies like Adidas, Pepsi, Samsung, Gillette, and Armani. The net worth of Kaka is $105 million.
- Samuel Eto’o
Samuel Eto’o Fils is known professionally as Samuel Eto’o. Samuel Eto’o is a well-known Cameroonian professional footballer was born 10 March 1981 in Douala, Cameroon. Samuel Eto’o is a skilled and talented soccer player who plays as a striker for Turkish club Konyaspor. At the early age, he started his football playing career. He is the most decorated African player of all time. Samuel Eto’o has also appeared in some big teams such as Barcelona, Inter Milan, Chelsea and Everton. He won the African Player of the Year award four times. In the year 2005.He was third in the FIFA World Player of the Year award. The net worth of Samuel Eto’o is $95 million.
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The real name of Raul is Raúl González Blanco was born on 27 June 1977 in Madrid, Spain. Raul is a retired Spanish footballer who played as a striker for New York Cosmos Club. Raúl is considered one of the most significant players in the history of Real Madrid and also considered one of the richest soccer players in the world. He is a star footballer who has the enthusiasm to entertain or fascinate the audiences with his extraordinary kicks in the stadium. The net worth of Raul is $93 million.
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira is the birth name of Ronaldinho. He was born on 21 March 1980 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Ronaldinho is a Brazilian former professional footballer and ambassador for Spanish club Barcelona. He is 38 years old played mainly as an attacking midfielder and forward. In the year 1998, Ronaldinho made his senior debut for Grêmio. At age 20, he moved to Paris Saint-Germain in France for his further playing career. In 2003, he won his first FIFA World Player of the Year Award. The net worth of Ronaldinho is $90.5 million.
- Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard is also known as Frank James Lampard was born on 20 June 1978 in Romford, London, England.Frank Lampard is an English former professional footballer and children’s writer. He is 39 years old and also played mostly as an attacking midfielder as like Ronaldinho. His father is also a player. Lampard started his playing his career at West Ham United as like his father. Frank Lampard is considered by a number of journalists and football experts to be one of the best midfielders of his generation. In 2012, Lampard performed a vital role in winning of UEFA Champions League. The net worth of Ronaldinho is $87 million.