Football is the most famous and worldwide played sports in the world this game has large number of fans than any other game in the world its biggest and richest event is its world cup which is known as FIFA world cup it is played after every four years and this event is most watched sports event in the history of sports. There are many other championships smaller than FIFA such as Spanish Liga BBVA, UEFA Championship, Italian series etc are other football events that are also very popular, player of football work hard and maintained his fitness to approach the high level of game. Players from all around the world show their talent in championship leagues and then famous sports club buy them for their club the big clubs. Players get huge amount of money in reward of their hard work here we made a list which shows the top ten richest football players in the world 2015.
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1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is richest football player in the world he was born in February 5, 1985 is a Portuguese professional football player and captain of Portugal national team he also plays for Spanish club Real Madrid, In January 2015 during the 100th anniversary of Portuguese Football federation Ronaldo was named as the best Portuguese player of all time. Ronaldo is four times Golden shoe winner and number one on our list of richest football players because of his net worth €210M he extended its contract with Real Madrid for €18.2M in 2013 and its net worth also includes partnerships with Samsung, Castrol, Empirio Armani, KFC etc and a property portfolio worth over €30M.
2. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi another richest player was born in June 24 1987 in Argentina is Argentine national footballer and captain of Argentina football team he also plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona. He is second richest football player because of his net worth €200M which includes its endorsement deals with Adidas, Samsung, Audermars Piguet, Gillette, Dolce & Gabbana, Head & Shoulders etc he has a property complex in Rosario and a company Limecu Espana which worths alot.
3. Neymar Jr.
Neymar is also known as Neymar Jr. was born in February 5, 1992 in Sao Paulo, Brazil is a Brazilian professional football player he is captain of Brazil national team and he also plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona. He is third richest football player in our list because his net worth is €135M which includes his last endorsements worth of €37M. He has his 12 fixed sponsors which are Nike, underwear brand Lupo, Claro, Panasonic etc.
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was born in October 3, 1981 in Sweden he is a Swedish professional footballer and captain of Swedish national football team he also plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain. He is the fourth richest football player in the world because his net worth is €105M which includes its endorsement deals with Nivea, Xbox, Volvo and Dressman he has 350 acre property in Davenso. Another thing which put him in the list of richest footballers is his book “I am Zlatan” worth of €8M released in more than 20 countries.
5. Wayne Rooney
Another richest player Wayne Rooney was born in October 24, 1985 in United Kingdom he is English professional footballer and captain of England national team he also plays for Manchester United club. He is the fifth richest football player in the world due to his net worth €103M which includes his deals with Nike, Samsung and Harper Collins which are worth of €5.4M. He is the highest ranked premier league player while his property is worth of €6M.
Ricardo lzescon dos santos leite is commonly known as Kaka was born in April 22, 1982 in Brazil is a professional Brazilian player he plays for Brazilian national football team and an American club Orlando City. He got sixth ranking in our list of richest football players in the world due to his net worth €97M he is winner of Ballon d’or in 2007 his deal with Orlando city club is €6.3M. His endorsement deals are with Pepsi, Samsung, Gillette, Armani and Adidas he has property in Milan, Madrid and Natal.
7. Samuel Eto’o
Samuel Eto’o was born in March 10, 1981 in Cameroon he plays for U.C. Sampdoria as a striker he was former player of Barcelona and Milan. He is one of the richest football players in the world because of his net worth is €87M which includes his deals with Puma and Ford now he is launching his football academy in Kenya.
Another richest football player Raul Gonzalez Blanco is also known as Raul was born in June 27, 1977 in Spain is a professional Spanish footballer he plays for New York Cosmos as a striker. He is the new entry in the richest football players of the world his net worth is €85M he was former player of Real Madrid with the salary of €7M per year he also played in Al-sadd SC for €10M in two seasons. He has a property company Luri and an energy drink company Cadmus.
Ronaldinho was born in March 21, 1980 in Brazil is a professional Brazilian footballer he plays for Mexican club Queretaro F.C. He is winner of Ballon d’or nine years ago in 2005 he is one of the richest football players in the world because of his net worth €83M which includes his €20M deal with Nike in the last 10 years.
10. Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard was born in June 20, 1978 in Romford United Kingdom is a professional English football player he plays for Manchester City club. His net worth is €80M he spend 13 years in Chelsea and one year in Manchester City to achieve this position he has deals with Nike and Adidas. His townhouse in Chelsea in worth of €13M and he also has apartments in Barcelona and Docklands. He got 10th position in the list of top ten richest football players in the world.