TOP 10 RICHEST FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WORLD
In our list, These are most famous and richest football players in the history of football.
FRANK LAMPARD (NET WORTH IS $87 MILLION)
Frank James Lampard is an English former professional footballer and children’s writer. He was born 20 June 1978. He is the three-time Chelsea player of the year has been leading goal scorer for a long time as well remained part of Chelsea for 13 years. He consider one of the best midfielders of his generation, while is among the top 10 list with his impressive net worth of $87 million.
RONALDINHO (NET WORTH IS $90.5 MILLION)
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira is commonly known as Ronaldinho is a Brazilian football star and currently club ambassador for Spanish club FC Barcelona. His playing position is as an attacking midfielder or forward. He won the FIFA World player of the year award in 2004 and 2005. Ronaldinho has played 97 matches and scored 33 goals for the Brazil national team. He was named in the FIFA World Cup All Star Team. He is at number nine in our list with net worth of $90.5 million.
RAUL (NET WORTH IS $93 MILLION)
Raul is a retired Spanish footballer who played as a striker. He was born 27 June 1977. Raul is considered one of the most important players in the history of Real Madrid, and regarded as one of the greatest Spanish player of all time. In 1994, he signed his first professional contract with Real Madrid. He spent 16 years of his career playing for Real Madrid and is the club’s second all-time top goal scorer with 323 goals. He has net worth of $93 million.
SAMUEL ETO’O (NET WORTH: $95 MILLION)
Samuel Eto’o Fils is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club Antalyaspor. He was born 10 March 1981. He is the most decorated African player of all time, having won the African Player of the Year award a record four times: in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2010. He was third in the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2005.He has also participated in four World Cups and six Africa Cup of Nations (being champion twice) and is the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations, with 18 goals. He announced his retirement from international football on 27 August 2014. In 2015, he received the Golden Foot Award. Samuel Eto’o is only African footballer who is among the world’s richest soccer stars with his earnings of $95 million even on top rank. He also remained highest-paid player in the world even carried out more than 100 goals in five seasons with Barcelona.
KAKA (NET WORTH: $105 MILLION)
Kaka is a passionate Brazilian professional football star who plays as attacking midfielder. He was born 22 April 1982. Kaka presently is playing for American Major League Soccer club Orlando City and with salary package of $7.2 million per year became the highest-paid soccer player ever in the United States. However, he also earned huge money while playing for Real Madrid even has showed his as attacking midfielder for Brazil national team and Orlando City SC in Major League Soccer. In 2007 he received the FIFA World Player of the year. Kaka made his debut for the Brazil national team in 2002, and was selected for their victorious world cup squared that year, as well as the 2006 and 2010 tournaments.
WAYNE ROONEY (NET WORTH: $112 MILLION)
Wayne Mark Rooney is an Enlish professional footballer who plays as captains both Manchester United and the Enland national team. He was born 24 october 1985. He emerged most famous soccer star all over the world hence having enormous net worth of $ 112 million which is the only reason of his fifth rank in richest football players in the world. He also represented Manchester United for £25.6 million in the 2004 and his performance made possible the victory of his team in Premier League five times, UEFA Champions League, FA Community Shield three times.
ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC (NET WORTH: $114 MILLION)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish professional footballer. He was born 3 October 1981. Who plays as a forward for English club Manchester United. He was a member of the Sweden national team, making his senior international debut in 2001 and serving as captain from 2010 until he retired from international football in 2016. Joining Milan in a deal that made him one of the highest-paid players in the world. Ibrahimovic is one of ten players to have made 100 or more appearances for the Swedish national team. He is the country’s all – time leading goalscorer with 62 goals. He represented Sweden at the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups, as well as the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 UEFA European Championships. He has been awarded Guldbollen(the Golden Ball), given to the Swedish player of the year, a record 11 times, including 10 consecutive times from 2007 to 2016. In December 2013, Ibrahimovic was ranked by The Guardian as the third-best player in the world.
NEYMAR (NET WORTH: $148 MILLION)
Neymar da Silva Santos commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national team. He was born 5 February 1992. Neymar came into prominence at an early age at Santos, where he made his professional debut aged 17. With 51 goals in 76 matches for Brazil since debuting at age 18, Neymar is the fouth – highest goalscorer for his national team. Known for his dribbling, finishing, and ability with both feet, Neymar has earned comparisons to former Brazil and Santos forward pele. Off the pitch, he ranks among the world’s most prominent sportsmen; SportsPro named him the most marketable athlete in the world in 2012 and 2013, and ESPN cited him as the world’s fourth-most famous athlete in 2016.
LIONEL MESSI (NET WORTH: $218 MILLION)
Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina National team. He was born 24 June 1987. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time. He has scored over 500 career goals for club and country. Born and raised in central Argentina. Messi made his competitive debut aged 17 in October 2004. An Argentine international, Messi is his country’s all – time leading goal scorer. Messi became the youngest Argentine to play and score in a FIFA World Cup 2006. He won many national and international awards in his outstanding career.
CRISTIANO RONALDO (NET WORTH: $230 MILLION)
Cristiano Ronald0 is a Portuguese professional football player for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He was born 5 February 1985. He primarily plays as a forward, but has also been deployed as a winger and serves as captain for Portugal. Ronaldo scored his 500th senior career goal for club and country. Often ranked the best football players in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, during its 100th anniversary celebrations in 2015. He is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards. In June 2016, ESPN ranked him the world’s most famous athlete. Ronaldo made his international debut for Portugal in August 2003, at the age of 18. He is Portugal’s most capped player of all time with over 130 caps. He is the first Portuguese player to reach 50 international goals, making him Portugal’s all – time top goal scorer.