Top Ten Richest Footballers In The World

Who are the richest footballers in the world? Guessing! Here are the top 10 richest Footballers in the world:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo – $450 million

The new superstar of the Italian club Juventus is the most influential athlete on the planet. His Instagram account has over 144 million followers, and billions of eyes from all over the world wish to know everything about his personal life as well as football career. Being the richest footballer in the world in 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo is also one of the top-paid players. For example, he earned over 100 million U.S. dollars in 2017, and this is more than 1/5 of his total net worth.

2. David Beckham – $450 million

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Even though this player is a retired footballer, he is still one of the top 20 richest footballers. His net worth is around 450 million U.S. dollars, according to and many other sources. His 20-year-old career was over 5 years ago, and he is still interested in the game. It is believed that he would be one of the owner of the new Inter Miami CF football club in 2020.






3. Lionel Messi – $400 million

Even though this year this impressive footballer has topped the Forbes list of the highest paid players in the world, he places third when it comes to the estimated net worth and the richest footballer on the planet. According to, his net worth is about 400 million U.S. dollars which is still very incredible. The captain of Barcelona is extremely rich and famous.

4. Dave Whelan – $220 million

Even if you are a former footballer, you are still remembered as a good player. Dave Whelan, just like David Beckham, has retired and no longer appears on the field. Still, he is rich and can be called one of the top 20 richest footballers in the world. According to, the 81-year-old man boasts an impressive net worth of about 220 million U.S. dollars.

5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – $190 million

This Swedish man plays for LA Galaxy. He has been an awesome striker and is now a forward who is very creative, highly professional, pretty powerful, and extremely rich. Based on data shared by, his net worth has reached 190 million U.S. dollars.

6. Neymar – $185 million

The Brazilian footballer and PSG player is always impressive on the field. Neymar is a winner of numerous personal prizes and awards, and no matter what team he plays for, he is always a good forward. According to, his estimated net worth is about 185 million U.S. dollars.

7. Wayne Rooney – $160 million

The player of D.C. United is a famous forward who has won many amazing trophies, including FIFA Club World Cup, Premier League, FA Cup, and many other awards. He is on the list of Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes in 2018. According to, his estimated net worth reaches 160 million U.S. dollarsdollars.

8. Alexandre Pato – $145 million

This footballer from Brazil is an amazing forward. He currently plays a popular Chinese club called Tianjin Quanjian. The famous man used to play for Chelsea, Milan, and many other professional squads. Based on the data provided by, his current net worth is around 145 million U.S. dollars.

9. Gareth Bale – $125 million

The popularity and wealth of the Welsh footballer who plays for Real Madrid are growing. By the way, Gareth Bale is currently the highest scorer in his country, and he is very rich. According to, his current net worth is approximately 125 million U.S. dollars.

10. Ronaldinho – more than $100 million

This is another former footballer who is still respected by millions, remembered, honoured, and rich. Ronaldinho used to play for many clubs, including Milan, Barcelona, Fluminense, and others. He is a winner of two prestigious FIFA World Player of the Year awards. According to, the player’s net worth is about 103-129 million dollarsdollars

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