Football is a sport that starts from 1863 back then in England by the football associations with the spherical ball. This game has caught the attention a lot of people throughout the whole world. Football is a game that has a lot of fans and followers. Football happens to be the world most popular and famous sport.
This a game that is played among the people it’s two team with eleven player on each side, and also have a coordinating referee making it 23men on the pitch, and a two linesmen outside the pitch. We have over 200 countries that have a national football team and several football clubs all over the world.
Many players generate extra money from the football sport they have annual salaries in millions mostly players are all in European countries like Spain, England, Argentine, Germany.
The players also generate money with other endorsements, they have done contract with brands, major companies, and so many other but interesting things is that some football players have their own brands like Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and become richest football players in the world.
10. FRANK LAMPARD [Net Worth: $60 Million]
Frank James Lampard (born 20 June 1978), he is English former professional footballer and children writer who has estimated net worth of $60 million Dollar and ranked as a richest player in the world. He plays for the Chelsea as a midfielder player from 2008 and earn worth of 39.2 million this make him highly paid and richest. From Lucrative endorsement with Pepsi and Adidas companies he generate huge amount of money and become milliner. His 2013 earnings are round about 15.7 million dollar due to sponsorship of the other companies and he has great fan followers all around the world.
9. SAMUEL ETO’O [Net worth $75 Million]
Samuel Eto’o Fils (born 10 March 1981) is Cameroonian professional football player who has net worth $75 million and play for the Turkish club Antalyaspor as a striker. He is one of the most important African players all the time and won award for the African player three times consecutively in the year in 2003 2004 2005 and later won it again 2010. His annual income is round about 26 million dollar. In 2009 he starts playing and massive contract for the Barcelona and Internazionale Club in those years his income increase rapidly and become one of the richest football players in the world due to highest paid.
8. RONALDINHO [Net worth: $90 Million]
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born 21 March 1980) is richest player in the world professional Bazillion footballer plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and club ambassador as a midfielder or forward. In 2004 & 2005 he wins the FIFI world player in the world, Balloon d’Or and other many awards. He has net worth of $90 million recently he earns about 25 million Euros just in three years with AC Milan and annual salary is round about 10 million USD with Barcelona. He also earns lot of money with the contract of Pepsi and Nike companies as well.
7. RAUL [Net worth: $93 Million]
Raúl González Blanco (born 27 June 1977), he is Spanish footballer plays as a striker he more important player in the history of real Madrid and Spanish player all the time. Currently he plays for the New York Cosmos with the net worth of 93 million US dollar he is very creative, hardworking player and well discipline player throughout the career. He plays 16 years for the real Madrid and generates a lot of money and top scorer with 323 goals before that time he played for the local youth team. In 2001 win the Balloon d’Or and same year ranked FIFI World player of the year he also richest football player in the world.
6. WAYNE ROONEY [Net worth $95 million]
Wayne Mark Rooney (24 October 1985) is English professional midfielder player, captain of two team Manchester United and England National team. Before moving to Manchester transferred fee $25.6 million. His annual salary is round about 16 million with bonuses also wins awards for the best performances. He also sign the contract with others endorsements 2014 to 2019 for earning the money and become top richest players in the world. With the contract of some major brands he hikes the money during five year his net worth reach to $95 million. His income from Samsung and Harper Collins companies is 5 million dollar per year.
5. KAKA [Net worth $105 Million]
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite (born 22 April 1982) is professional football player who has net worth of $105 million and his real name is Ricardo lzecson dos Santos Leite Presently plays for Brazilian national team and AC Milan in Italy. His annually salary is $10 million and earns $5 million from endorsement Adidas, Wise up, Hyundai as well. He is midfielder attractive player and earns lot of money $65 million Euros from Real Madrid this make a richest football player of the world. He is also one of the highest paid athletes and interested to help for the poor people he donates some money for the needy people.
4. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC [net worth $140 Million]
Zlatan Ibrahimović (born 3 October 1981) is professional player and captain Swedish national team he also plays for the French club Paris Saint-German and best footballer player as well as very rich player in the world due to highly pain he won 32 trophies in his career. He earned just in 2014 $40.4 million in 2012 make money with the contract of Paris saint German $23 million according to BBC. At the present his total worth is $140 million make him world richest football player he earns $84 million from Spain’s Barcelona but left after only one disappointing season he is most egoistic football player.
3. NEYMAR [net worth $148million]
Neymar Da Silva Santos Júnior (5 February 1992) is professional football player who plays as captain of Brazil national team and Spanish club FC Barcelona forward player. During 2011, 2012 he declared as a South American footballer of the year also wins the Balloon d’Or. Neymar also richest football player and highly paid his total net worth 105 million US dollar and salary round about 14 to 15 million dollar. He sign the contract with automobile giants Volkswagen, Spanish banking group now also introduced his own brand logo. His earning from endorsements about $25 million and make him more fertile football player in the world he denote 105 of income to church.
2. MESSI [Net worth $350million]
Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi born 24 June 1987) captain is of Argentina national football team and play for Spanish club and considered greatest player of the world. He is only one in football history who wins 5 balloon d’Or awards and three European Golden shoes. He is very famous and richest football player in the world with the net worth of $350 million because he highest paid athletes after Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi earn 40 million US dollar just in last year his other source of income from sub-brand of boots Adidas Messi and become first footballer who has own brand. He runs Leo Messi foundation is provides the health care and education for the children and fulfills other basic needs.
1. CRISTIANO RONALDO [NET WORTH $450 MILLION]
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985) is famous football player who play for Spanish club real Madrid also for Portugal National team as a captain and always play well in the stadium and received four (Balloon d’Or) create history for European players. He is very expensive and richest football players in the world with the worth of 450 million US dollars he earns $180 million last year. In 2009 when he moved to Real Madrid from Manchester his total worth was $94 million. He also makes money by fashion boutiques first with the name of “CR7” and second include diamond studded belts, slinky outfit for women, and jeans with leather pockets.