The 5 richest football (soccer) players in the world
If you wish to know who are the richest football players within the last 12 months between May 2010 – May 2011, the answer’s here. They have made lots of cash not just from the football field.
David Beckham for example, off the football field, he’s shown up on television advertisements and several fashion shows. Listed below are 5 top richest football players on the planet 2010-2011.
No.1. David Beckham
Value: £135 million or $219 million – in accordance with 2011 Sunday Times UK Rich List
Present Team: L.A . Galaxy
David Beckham remains to be the wealthiest footballer on the planet however there are numerous players catching the Brit.
David Beckham is,currently 35 years old.
The Englishman accumulates £26 million per year for the privilege of actively playing in L.A . This cash is principally made from income from sponsorship deals, but additionally coming from Beckham´s clothes and perfume brands. Participating in football, obviously, like for all those players within the list, is definitely the platform that enables them to engage in outside money-making projects.
He’s presently among the best paid players on the planet, when it comes to his standard salary. In Ronaldo´s very first season at Madrid, the club paid out 50 % of his salary, £9.76 million.
The additional 50 % was created through marketing contracts, including deals with Nike, a sports beverage along with a variety of other sponsorship places, an issue that Sir Alex Ferguson, Ronaldo´s previous boss had been cautious to permit his players to undertake.
At just 25 years old, Ronaldo´s status continues to rise, plus in the future his money making power will certainly grow considerably.
No.3. Lionel Messi
Net Worth: £71 million – (estimated)
Present Team : Barcelona
The Barcelona and Argentina superstar attained £20.8 this past year. This positioned him number 56 within the Forbes Celebrity 100 cash listing. He acquired 7 million Facebook fans within a month. £10m of his income originated from Barcelona, and also the other £10m arrived through deals with famous brands like Konami, Adidas and Air Europa.
No.4. Ricardo Kaka
Value: £65 million – (estimated)
Present Team : Real Madrid
Kaka generates close to £16 million annually. Being a previous world player of the year, he demands a very high income in addition to currently being the face of numerous companies, which includes Armani, the style brand.
Value: £58 million – (estimated)
Present Team : Flamengo
In the month of January he agreed upon a contract with Flamengo that will continue until 2014. His current income puts him above numerous Hollywood superstars – he has reached the entire sum of Cortney Cox, Natalie Portman Hugh Laurie all included together!
David Beckham is naturally still the top of the list and appears unbeatable and some may possibly assume that Wayne Rooney’s decline down the order has got something related to his recent scandals that may have affected his sponsorship deals, this really is obviously incorrect and exactly what this list exhibits is merely that other players tend to be making up ground.