Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Richest Soccer Players

Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Richest Soccer Players

Richest soccer players are also rich in their performance. Soccer is the most popular sports in the world. Its popularity has made many soccer players richest. These soccer players reap major rewards due to their performance. Here I am going to tell you about 5 richest soccer players in the world. An esteemed website releases annual “Goal Rich List”. It provides a detail look at which players make the most amount of money. The website also tells us where their wealth comes from. In this list we have taken into consideration salaries, investment portfolios and endorsement deals. Here i have listed 5 richest soccer players.

  1. Wayne Rooney (116 Million USD)

Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Richest Soccer Players

The 5th richest soccer player Wayne Rooney plays strike for both Manchester United and English National Team. He is also wealthier player in the English Premier League. He is also famous for his strength on the field. He has evolved into more than just goal scorer. He was rewarded with a new 104 million USD in 2014. The deal was reportedly worth £300,000 per week.

  1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (118 million USD)

Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Richest Soccer Players

Zlatan Ibrahimovic plays for Paris Saint-Germain in French Ligue 1. He is a superstar forward. Much of his wealth comes from endorsement deal and smart investment. Zlatan Ibrahimovic also obtains a hefty salary from his club. Zlatan has sponsorship deals with Nivea, Volvo, Xbox and Dressman. He owns a substantial amount of property.

  1. Neymar (152 million USD)

Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Richest Soccer Players

No doubt, Neymar is the face of Brazilian soccer. He is one of the main cogs on a very talented FC Barcelona team. Neymar’s skills are indeed admirable.  His skills and flair for excellence in the field have made Neymar one of the popular soccer players in the world.As compare to his overwhelming endorsement deals, his per annum salary is just like a small potato. His receives a handsome salary of €8.8 million per annum. His endorsement deals include agreements with Panasonic, Red Bull, Nike and Volkswagen.

  1. Lionel Messi (225 million USD)

Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Richest Soccer Players

Is it surprising that Lionel Messi is not only a football player but also a businessman. Barcelona pays him 50 million USD per year. Lionel Messi also works with many brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Adidas, Gatorade, Samsung and Gillette. No doubt, he is the one of two best soccer players in the world. His wealth is increasing day by day.

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo (236 million USD)

Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Richest Soccer Players

Cristiano Ronaldo Plays for Real Madrid. He tops this list. Cristiano Ronaldo is regarded absolute best of the best. He has a sensational control over ball. He receives a whopping amount of €18.2 million per year from Real Madrid. This salary does not include bonuses. Cristiano Ronaldo owns a very profitable property portfolio. He possesses no. 1 in this list of 5 richest soccer players and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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