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Top 100 Richest Soccer Players

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, and David Beckham – if you know these people, then you must be one of the millions of avid soccer (aka football) fans today. They are just some of the most popular personalities in the intense and action-packed world of football. Beside the fact that they are among the most decorated athletes in the sport’s history, they are also the frontrunners in our list of wealthiest footballers. Football is a very lucrative sport that is played in over 200 countries worldwide. With more than 250 million people playing this sport, football is also considered as among the watched sports nowadays. Given its popularity, it’s no wonder that many footballers were able to snatch millions of dollar worth of contracts with some renowned teams and sports associations. In 2017, Cristiano Ronaldo topped Forbes’ list of highest paid athletes. In addition to his staggering annual salary, Ronaldo’s total fortune is further upped by sealing lucrative endorsement and sponsorship deals with some globally renowned brands. This also happens with other great-performing players in the leagues. Ronaldo was able to earn a total salary of $58 million and sponsorship deals valued at $35 million. Meanwhile, Lionel Messi came in third with his $80 million annual earnings, $53 million was given as salary while the rest was earned from endorsing brands such as Samsung, Dolce & Gabbana, Gatorade, Gillete, and Adidas. Success in the football field usually required hard work, perseverance, determination, and intensive training. The player’s outstanding football ground performance usually leads to greater popularity and higher income. Curious about who else made it to the list of wealthiest footballers today? Read on!

Rank Name Net Worth Age Country
#1
David Beckham Net Worth
David Beckham
$450 M 42 United Kingdom
#2
Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth
Cristiano Ronaldo
$375 M 32
#3
Lionel Messi Net Worth
Lionel Messi
$280 M 30
#4
Dave Whelan Net Worth
Dave Whelan
$210 M 80 United Kingdom
#5
Wayne Rooney Net Worth
Wayne Rooney
$160 M 31 United Kingdom
#6
Alexandre Pato Net Worth
Alexandre Pato
$145 M 28 Brazil
#7
Francesco Totti Net Worth
Francesco Totti
$101.6 M 40 Italy
#8
Kaka Net Worth
Kaka
$100 M 35 Brazil
#9
Eden Hazard Net Worth
Eden Hazard
$100 M 26 Belgium
#10
Gareth Bale Net Worth
Gareth Bale
$90 M 28 United Kingdom
#11
Didier Drogba Net Worth
Didier Drogba
$90 M 39
#12
Ronaldinho Net Worth
Ronaldinho
$90 M 37 Brazil
#13
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Net Worth
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
$90 M 35
#14
Andres Iniesta Net Worth
Andres Iniesta
$86 M 33 Spain
#15
Samuel Eto Net Worth
Samuel Eto
$80 M 36 Spain
#16
Arjen Robben Net Worth
Arjen Robben
$80 M 33
#17
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior Net Worth
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
$75 M 25 Brazil
#18
Rio Ferdinand Net Worth
Rio Ferdinand
$75 M 38 United Kingdom
#19
Willian Net Worth
Willian
$75 M 29 Brazil
#20
Rivaldo Vitor Net Worth
Rivaldo Vitor
$74 M 45 Brazil
#21
Zinedine Zidane Net Worth
Zinedine Zidane
$70 M 45 France
#22
Yaya Toure Net Worth
Yaya Toure
$70 M 34
#23
Radamel Falcao Net Worth
Radamel Falcao
$70 M 31
#24
Sergio Aguero Net Worth
Sergio Aguero
$70 M 29
#25
Michael Owen Net Worth
Michael Owen
$68 M 37 United Kingdom
#26
Juan Mata Net Worth
Juan Mata
$63.4 M 29 Spain
#27
Thierry Henry Net Worth
Thierry Henry
$63 M 40 France
#28
David Luiz Net Worth
David Luiz
$62 M 30 Brazil
#29
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Net Worth
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
$60.3 M 34
#30
Franck Ribery Net Worth
Franck Ribery
$60 M 34 France
#31
Sergio Ramos Net Worth
Sergio Ramos
$60 M 31 Spain
#32
Ryan Giggs Net Worth
Ryan Giggs
$60 M 43 United Kingdom
#33
Fernando Torres Net Worth
Fernando Torres
$60 M 33 Spain
#34
Andy Carroll Net Worth
Andy Carroll
$60 M 28 United Kingdom
#35
Steven Gerrard Net Worth
Steven Gerrard
$60 M 37 United Kingdom
#36
Clarence Seedorf Net Worth
Clarence Seedorf
$56.2 M 41
#37
Sol Campbell Net Worth
Sol Campbell
$55 M 43 United Kingdom
#38
Robbie Keane Net Worth
Robbie Keane
$55 M 37 Ireland
#39
Alan Shearer Net Worth
Alan Shearer
$52.5 M 47 United Kingdom
#40
Raúl González Blanco Net Worth
Raúl González Blanco
$51.7 M 40 Spain
#41
John Terry Net Worth
John Terry
$50 M 36 United Kingdom
#42
David Villa Net Worth
David Villa
$50 M 35 Spain
#43
Mesut Ozil Net Worth
Mesut Ozil
$50 M 28 Germany
#44
Luis Figo Net Worth
Luis Figo
$50 M 44
#45
Esteban Cambiasso Net Worth
Esteban Cambiasso
$49.2 M 37
#46
Lassana Diarra Net Worth
Lassana Diarra
$48.8 M 32 France
#47
Robbie Fowler Net Worth
Robbie Fowler
$46.5 M 42 United Kingdom
#48
Joe Cole Net Worth
Joe Cole
$45 M 35 United Kingdom
#49
Robinho Net Worth
Robinho
$45 M 33 Brazil
#50
Frank Lampard Net Worth
Frank Lampard
$45 M 39 United States
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