Football is a sport that is getting played almost across the globe and it is also a very famous sport. Like this game, the players of this game are also so famous, either they are on-field or off-field. People across the world are so passionate about their star players and always get curious to know about them. In this article, we are going to talk about the top 10 richest football players in the world.
List of Richest Football Players in World | Top Richest Soccer Players:
1. Faiq Bolkiah:
(Net Worth: $20.00 Billion)
Faiq Jefri Bolkiah is the full name of Faiq Bolkiah who born on 09th May 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He belongs to a royal family of Bruneian and his father Jefri Bolkiah is the Prince of Brunei and his uncle Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan of Brunei, the oil-rich country. Faiq holds the citizenship of both countries America and Brunei. This 21 years footballer is the captain of the Brunei National team and also plays for Leicester City. Faiq belongs to a royal family and some studies state that his net worth is approx. $20.00 Billion. Which makes him number 1 in the list of richest football players in the world.
(Faiq Jefri Bolkiah Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/fjefrib/?hl=en)
2. Cristiano Ronaldo:
(Net Worth: $460.00 Million)
Cristiano Ronaldo born on 5th February 1985 at Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, and his full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. This star footballer is the heartbeat of many football lovers and is one of the best footballers of current times in the world. He plays for Juventus and Serie A-Side and he is the first player who has won the modern trophy five times. The estimated net worth of Ronaldo is $460.00 million. Apart from playing football, he earns from doing the branding of Nike, Altice, and DAZN. He has sponsorship deals with these companies.
(Cristiano Ronaldo Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/cristiano/?hl=gu)
3. Lionel Messi:
(Net Worth: $400.00 Million)
Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini is the full name of Lionel Messi and is also known as the God of football. He was born on 24th June 1987 at Rosario, Argentina. He is the captain of the Argentina national team and is one of the best football players of his time. He also plays for the club of Barcelona and has won many trophies but one of the best of his career is, the Golden Ball, Golden shoe which he won during the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, and Olympic gold medal during 2008 summer Olympics. His approx net worth is $400.00 Million which makes him number 3 in the list of the richest football players in the world. He has sponsorship deals with Adidas, Huawei, and MasterCard.
(Lionel Messi Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/leomessi/?hl=gu)
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic:
(Net Worth: $190.00 Million)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic born on 3rd October 1981 at Malmo, Sweden, and is a Swedish professional footballer. He is famous because of his controversies and also one of the best footballers in Europe. He is one of the best strikers of his time who has won 34 trophies and scored 540 goals. He plays for the Swedish national team and AC Milan. His net worth is approx $190.00 million. He has sponsorship deals with Nike, Nivea, and Microsoft Xbox.
(Zlatan Ibrahimovic Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/iamzlatanibrahimovic/?hl=gu)
5. Neymar Jr:
(Net Worth: $185.00 Million)
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is a star Brazilian footballer who born on 5th February 1992 at Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. The year 2019 was the most controversial year of his career because a Brazilian woman accused him of rape, but due to lack of evidence, this case was dismissed. As per studies, his approx net worth is $185.00 million, and he is on number 5 in the list of the richest football players in the world. He has sponsorship deals with McDonald’s, Nike, and MasterCard.
(Neymar Jr Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/neymarjr/)
6. Wayne Rooney:
(Net Worth: $160.00 Million)
Wayne Mark Rooney is the full name of Rooney who born on 24th October 1985 at Croxteth, England. He plays for England national team and Derby County, initially; he was playing for Manchester United. He started his international career in football at the age of 17 from the England national team and is the highest goal scorer for England. His approx net worth is $160.00 million and has sponsorship deals with Samsung, Coca Cola, and EA Sports.
(Wayne Rooney Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/waynerooney/)
7. Gareth Bale:
(Net Worth: $125.00 Million)
Gareth Frank Bale is the full name of Gareth Bale who born on 16th July 1989 at Cardiff, Wales, and is playing for Real Madrid and Wales national team. He has scored 33 international goals which make him the highest goal scorer for Wales. He has scored 33 international goals which make him the highest goal scorer for Wales. He has an approx net worth of $125.00 Million and also has sponsorship deals with Nissan, Konami, and Adidas. He is at number 7 in the list of the richest football players in the world.
(Gareth Bale Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/garethbale11/?hl=gu)
8. Andres Iniesta:
(Net Worth: $120.00 Million)
Andres Iniesta Lujan is the full name of Andres Iniesta who born on 11th May 1984 at Fuentealbilla, Spain. He plays for Spain National team and Vissel Kobe. He has an approx net worth of $120.00 million and has sponsorship deals with Asics and he owns a winery with name Minuto 116.
(Andres Iniesta Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/andresiniesta8/?hl=gu)
9. Eden Hazard:
(Net Worth: $100.00 Million)
The full name of Eden Hazard is Eden Michael Hazard who born on 7th January 1991 at La Louviere, Belgium. He is the captain of the Belgium national team and also plays for Real Madrid. He is the highest-paid player in the Real Madrid club and signed a contract for 5 years. He has a net worth of approx $100.00 million and has sponsorship deals with Electronic Arts, Topps, and Nike. He is on number 9 in the list of richest football players in the world.
(Eden Hazard Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/hazardeden_10/)
10. Paul Pogba:
(Net Worth: $85.00 Million)
Paul Labile Pogba is the full name of Paul Pogba who was born on 15th March 1993 at Langy-Sur-Marne, France. He plays for France national team and Manchester United club. France won the FIFA under 20 world cup under his captaincy, and he won the best player of the tournament during that world cup. He was an estimated net worth of approx $85.00 million and had the sponsorship of Adidas.
(Paul Pogba Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/paulpogba/?hl=gu)
“This above list of top 10 richest players in the world is based upon various studies and this list is not only showing the income which they get paid for playing football. This is based on all the income sources of the players which can be from playing football for nation or club, getting paid for brand endorsements, or from other business which they have. These are also not the exact figures for their earning these may vary because these are estimated figures. “