Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Richest Soccer Players 2015

Association football, commonly known as soccer,  is the most widely played sports in the world. The biggest event of the soccer world, FIFA World Cup is considered as one of the most watched events of the planet Earth. Many other football events such as Spanish Liga BBVA, UEFA Championship, English Premier League, Italian Serie A and German Bundesliga are also among the top rated and most viewed sports event of modern days. Soccer players are counted among the highest paid athletes in the world for their huge salary and lucrative endorsement income. Many big clubs such as the clubs in Spanish Liga BBVA or English Premier League are well known to trade players with huge amount of money as the players also gets a decent amount of shares in the transfer. Forbes inducts the highest earning soccer players into their list of highest paid soccer players each year. Besides Forbes, Goal.com the quite a renowned soccer website for announcing its own rich list each year. So let us look at the Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015.

TOP 10 RICHEST SOCCER PLAYERS 2015

1. CRISTIANO RONALDO

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo plays as a forward in the Portuguese national football team and also in the Spanish Liga BBVA club Real Madrid FC. His net worth till now is €148 million which is equivalent to £122 million. He signed a contract with Real Madrid in September 2013, which pays him €17 million equivalent to £14.3 million yearly salary and makes him stay in the team until 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo also signed an endorsement contract worth €6 million (£5 million) per year with the Nike in 2010. His other endorsements include Armani, Castrol Edge, Jacob & Co, Herbalife, Banco Espirito Santo and KFC. Cristiano Ronaldo has a collection of property which includes an 8600 square feet mansion in Madrid, Spain and Alderley Edge Mansion in Cheshire, England. His collection of luxury cars includes Bentley Continental GTC, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Lamborghini Aventador, Koenigsegg CCX and many more.

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2. LIONEL MESSI

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Lionel Messi plays as a forward in the Argentine national football team and also in the Spanish Liga BBVA club Barcelona FC. His net worth till now is €146 million which is equivalent to £120.5 million. He signed a contract with Barcelona which pays him €20 million equivalent to £15.7 million yearly salary and makes him stay in the team until 2019. Lionel Messi also signed an endorsement contract worth €2 million (£1.6 million) per year with the Adidas. His other endorsements include Turkish Airlines, EA Sports, Samsung’s Galaxy 11, Gatorade and Gillette. Lionel Messi has a collection of property which includes the Catalan city mansion in Madrid, Spain and Rosario Mansion in Argentina. His collection of luxury cars includes Dodge Charger SRT8, Audi Q7, Ferrari F430 Spider, Audi R8, 2009 Maserati and many more.

3. SAMUEL ETO’O

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

4. WAYNE ROONEY

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Wayne Rooney plays as a forward in the English national football team and also in the English Premier League club Manchester United. His net worth till now is €84 million which is equivalent to £69 million. He entered a contract with Manchester United which pays him €365,000 equivalent to £300,000 weekly salary and makes him stay in the team until 2019. Wayne Rooney also signed an endorsement contract worth €4 million (£3.2 million) per year with the Nike. His other endorsements include Samsung and Harper Collins. Wayne Rooney has a collection of property which includes the Cheshire mansion in Cheshire, England. His collection of luxury cars includes Bentley Continental GTC, Range Rover Overfinch, Bentley Continental GTC, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, Aston Martin Vanquish and many more.

5. RICARDO KAKA

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Ricardo Kaka plays as an attacking midfielder in the Brazilian national football team and also in the Major League Soccer franchise Orlando City. His net worth till now is €82 million which is equivalent to £67.5 million. He signed a contract with AC Milan from Real Madrid CF in September 2013, which paid him €6 million equivalent to £4.7 million yearly salary. Ricardo Kaka also signed a seven-year modeling association worth $5.5 million per year with the Armani. His other endorsements include Adidas, EA Sports and Sony. Ricardo Kaka has a collection of property which includes 1500 square feet mansion in Madrid, Spain valued at 7 million Euros. His collection of luxury cars includes Audi Q7, Hyundai Santa Fe 2014 edition, Audi RS6 Sportsback and many more.

6. NEYMAR JR.

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Neymar Jr. plays as a forward / winger in the Brazilian national football team and also in the Spanish Liga BBVA club Barcelona FC. His net worth till now is €80 million which is equivalent to £66 million. He signed a contract with Barcelona FC in June 2013, which pays him €8.8 million equivalent to £7.2 million yearly salary and makes him stay in the team until 2018. Neymar Jr. also signed an endorsement contract worth €20 million (£16.4 million) per year with the Nike and many others. His other endorsements include Panasonic, Heliar, VW, Claro, Santander, Guarana Antarctica, Ambev, Red Bull and Unilever. Neymar Jr. has a collection of property which includes Triplex Home in Sao Paulo and his Sao Paulo Mansion. His collection of luxury cars includes Porsche Panamera Turbo, Audi R8 and many more.

7. RONALDINHO

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Ronaldinho Gaúcho plays as an attacking midfielder in the Brazilian national football team and also in the Brasileirão Série A club Atlético Mineiro. His net worth till now is €78 million which is equivalent to £64 million. He signed a contract with Atlético Mineiro in 2013, which pays him €2.7 million equivalent to £2.2 million yearly salary and makes him stay in the team until next season. Ronaldinho Gaúcho also signed an endorsement contract worth R$1.5 million ($737400) per year with the Pepsi and many others. His other endorsements include Nike, Groupe Danone, Cadbury Schweppes, Coca Cola, EA Sports and Gatorade. Ronaldinho Gaúcho has a collection of property which includes luxurious Beach front house in Spain. His collection of luxury cars includes Hummer 2, Audi Q7, Bugatti Veyron, Mercedes-Benz E-class, Mercedes-Benz CLS and many more.

8. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Zlatan Ibrahimovic plays as a striker in the Swedish national football team and also in the French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain F.C. His net worth till now is €69 million which is equivalent to £57 million. He signed a contract with Paris Saint-Germain F.C. in 2012 which pays him €15 million equivalent to £12.4 million yearly salary and makes him stay in the team until 2016. Zlatan Ibrahimovic also signed an endorsement contract worth €3.2 million ($4 million) per year with the Nike and many others. His other endorsements include Bonnier and Volvo. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a collection of property which includes an island on Lake Malaren, to the west of Stockholm and his Malmo Mansion. His collection of luxury cars includes Volvo C30 TS, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Ferrari Enzo, Porsche Carrera GT, Audi S8 Quattro, Mesarati Grand Tourismo and many more.

9. GIANLUIGI BUFFON

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Gianluigi Buffon plays as a goalkeeper in the Italian national football team and also in the Italian Serie A club Juventus F.C. His net worth till now is €63 million which is equivalent to £52 million. He signed a contract with Juventus F.C. in 1st July, 2014 which pays him €4.5 million equivalent to £3.7 million yearly salary and makes him stay in the team until 2017. Gianluigi Buffon also signed an endorsement contract worth €1.5 million (£1.2 million) per year with the Puma and many others. His other endorsements include Pepsi and Fiat. Gianluigi Buffon has a collection of property which includes a luxurious property in his birthplace at Carrara, Italy. His collection of luxury cars includes many top of the line supercars in the world.

10. THIERRY HENRY

Top 10 Richest Soccer Players 2015

Thierry Henry plays as a striker in the French national football team and also in the Major League Soccer franchise New York Red Bulls. His net worth till now is €57 million which is equivalent to £47 million. He signed a contract with New York Red Bulls in the MLS in 2010 which pays him €3.2 million equivalent to £2.6 million yearly salary. Thierry Henry also signed an endorsement contract worth €1.2 million ($1 million) per year with the Puma for their evoPOWER boot series. His other endorsements include Red Bull, EA Sports, Gillette, Renault and Pepsi. Thierry Henry has a collection of property which includes a New York Penthouse in the United States. His collection of luxury cars includes Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin Vanquish and many more.

Many other famous soccer players such as Brazilian star Rivaldo with £45.5 million net worth, English footballer Michael Owen with £40.5 million net worth and Spanish football star David Villa with £37 million net worth also deserve their honorable mentions in the list of richest Soccer Players of 2015.

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