Richest Soccer Players
Soccer is the most popular games in the present generation. Soccer players get huge attention from the audience due to its viewership. Playing for football clubs earns the players lot of money.
Being a part of a football club earns them a yearly salary. Apart from the game, football players earn a lot of money through endorsements. Here we share with you the richest footballers in the world.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – $79 Million
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese national soccer player. He is also known as CR7. His major sponsors are Nike, Samsung, Tag Heuer, Fly Emirates and Herbalife. Ronaldo is not only the richest soccer player but also among the richest athletes.
2. Lionel Messi – $70.5 Million
Lionel Andrés Messi is an argentine national soccer player. He plays for Barcelona in the Spanish Liga BBVA. A huge part of Messi’s earnings come from endorsements Adidas, Samsung, Pepsi, Turkish Airlines and Herbalife.
3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – $41.8 Million
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish national soccer player. He plays for Paris Saint-Germain. A hugepart of his earnings come from his sponsors; sponsors are Nike and Volvo
4. Gareth Bale – $34.9 Million
Gareth Bale is Wales’s national soccer player. He plays for Real Madrid in the Spanish Liga BBVA. His main sponsors are sports megabrand Adidas, EA Sports and Lucozade
5. Neymar Jr. - $31.7 Million
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a Brazilian national soccer player. He plays for Barcelona in the Spanish Liga BBVA. Nike, Castrol, Panasonic, L’Oreal and Volkswagen are his major sponsors.