Top 10 Richest Footballers in the World

  1. Robin van Persie

The former Arsenal and Manchester United forward and father of two, is a prolific striker who pivoted the title in Manchester United’s favour in the 2011/12 season. He brings home over £2 million from endorsements alone. He is currently on a £112,000 weekly contract with Fernabache. He is worth £18.8 million.

  1. Thiago Silva

If you think the money is all about strikers or goal scorers, then think again. The Brazilian defender cost PSG over £15 million and he is one of the highest paid in their squad. Along with endorsement deal from Nike, KCM, EA US and others, his worth stands at £20.2m

  1. Neymar

The Brazilian’s hair style of was a little less distinct compared to his hair, which he just recently shaved. He is one of the deadly FC Barcelona’s forward trinity, alongside of Luis Suarez, and Lionel Messi. He is an ambassador for top brand Nike and would he is currently the most expensive Brazilian. His present net worth stands for an incredible £26.8 million.

  1. Lionel Messi

The Barcelona forward has the most valuable left leg in world football and he commands way more than many magazines and reports say he does. The Argentine is one of the players who came through from Barcelona’s academy and he’s a grand brand ambassador for Adidas. He is worth around £45 million.

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo is currently the highest paid footballer in the world. He is paid a whopping $417,600 (£288,000) per week by Real Madrid FC. The Portuguese winger who has currently tops the list for the highest goals scored in Europe this season bags an average of $10 million from each of his endorsements. His Nike deal alone is worth $41.1 million, and his net worth stands at a monstrous £51 million.

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