Top 10 Richest Football Players In The World 2020.
Football is a wealthy sport and Football/soccer stars are known for their huge wealth. There are well known players who are highly paid which made them in the list of top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020.
Football is a global phenomenon and players are paid handsomely for their exceptional talents. These footballers are also earned huge by signing lucrative deals with sponsors and investing their money smartly.
Some footballers are also working as an entrepreneur by investing their wealth in different ventures. Important thing here is that the top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020 necessarily not best in the game.
We are making list of top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020 with their net worth, their salaries and endorsements they do. These players are from different part of the world but the way they are leading the list of richest footballers and how these players have managed their massive wealth is very interesting.
Top 10 Richest Football Players in the World in 2020:-
10. Paul Pogba
Net Worth: $85 Million
Date of Birth: 15 March 1993
Paul Pogba is a French professional footballer who primarily plays as a central midfielder. He plays for Premier League club, Manchester United and the French National team. He also plays on different positions like attacking midfielder, deep lying playmaker and defensive midfielder.
Paul Pogba is currently playing for Manchester United and receives about £290,000 weekly. He is second highest paid star in the team. Paul has a deal with Adidas which is valued at £31 million.
The net worth of Paul Pogba is valued at $85 million as of 2020, which placed him on the 10th spot in the list of top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020.
Major achievement of Paul Pogba is the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in which he played and scored in final.
Paul has a huge collection of cars which includes Rolls Royce, Mercedes, Audi, Maserati, Chevrolet, Lamborghini and Bentley.
9. Eden Hazard
Net Worth: – $100 Million
Date of Birth:- 7 January 1991
Eden Hazard is the highest paid footballer in Chelsea with salary around $15.4 million a year. He has signed a 5 year deal with Real Madrid of worth €100,000,000 which is the club’s highest paid signing.
Eden Hazard is the captain of Belgian national football team and receives £400,000 weekly.
Hazard has won two Premier League titles, FA Cup and a League cup.
The Belgian star has an endorsement deal with Topps, Nike and Electronic arts.
Major achievements of Eden Hazard are two Premier League titles, a League Cup and FA Cup.
Hazard has a huge collection of cars which includes Audi R8 V10, BMW, Range Rover, Mercedes and Aston Martin Vanquish.
8. Andres Iniesta
Net Worth:- $120 Million
Date of Birth: – 11 May 1984
Andres Iniesta is a Spain’s all-time most decorated footballer who has won the world cup and the UEFA Champions League. He has won total of 35 trophies which is a world record.
Andres is a former Barcelona skipper who currently plays for Vissel Kobe in Japan. His weekly income is $576,923 which makes him to get 8th spot in the list of top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020.
He served as the captain for three seasons in Barcelona and spent most of his career there. Andres is consider to be one of the best player of his generation. He is also one of the greatest midfielders of all time. He was named man of the match in the 2010 World Cup final.
Iniesta has endorsement deals with Asics, which is Japanese footwear brand. He is also the part owner of winery. Minuto 116, a wine which was named after the minute of the 2010 World Cup final in which Iniesta scored a goal that gave Spain its first and only title.
Iniesta endorses various brands like Nike, Nissan and UFX.com. He is earning a decent amount of money from these endorsements. He also invested $400,000 in the Albacete Football Club in 2014 to become major share holder.
7. Gareth Bale
Net Worth: – $125 Million
Date of Birth:- 16 July 1989
Gareth Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for the Wales national team and Spanish club Real Madrid. Many footballers have described him as a footballer with “tremendous speed, a great left foot, a great crossing ability and exceptional physical qualities”.
Gareth Bale plays for Los Blancos and receives £350,000 weekly. Bale has various endorsements deals with Nissan, Konami, Adidas and Lucozade. He has also invested in different business ventures like sports bar and restaurant based in Cardiff, called Elevens.
6. Wayne Rooney
Net Worth: – $160 Million
Date of Birth: – 24 October 1985
Wayne Rooney is an English professional footballer who has played much of his career as a forward. He is the captain for championship club Derby County.
Rooney is one of the best player of his generation and is the record goal scorer for both Manchester United and England national team.
Rooney who is playing as a forward in Derby County as well as the team’s assistant coach receives a salary of about $70,000 weekly.
Wayne Rooney has endorsement deals with brands such as Coca Cola, EA Sports, Nike and Samsung.
5. Neymar Jr.
Net Worth: – $185 Million
Date of Birth: – 5 February 1992
Neymar Jr. is a Brazilian professional footballerwho plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil national team. He is consider as one of the best who plays as a forward.
In 2019, Neymar was accused of rape by a Brazilian woman and later on, case was dismissed due to lack of evidence.
Neymar’s weekly salary is €707,692 and his net worth is $185 million which placed him as the 5th in the list of top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020.
Neymar Jr. has endorsement deals with Gillette, Electronic Arts, Nike, MasterCard and McDonald’s.
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Net Worth: – $190 Million
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish professional footballer who is widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation.
Zlatan plays for Serie A club A.C. Milan and is one of the most decorated active football players in the world. He has scored over 540 career goals and won 31 trophies in his career.
He earns about $138,000 every week and has various endorsement deals with Nivea, Nike and Microsoft Xbox and Vitamin Well.
3. Lionel Messi
Net Worth: – $400 Million
Date of Birth:- 24 June 1987
Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who is considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.
Messi plays as a forward and captains both Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona where he has won a club record 34 trophies. Messi has scored over 700 goals for club and country.
Lionel Messi receives $646,000 every week and has endorsement deals with brands such as Pepsi, MasterCard, Adidas and Huawei.
Net Worth: – $460 Million
Date of Birth: – 5 February 1985
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest player of all time. He has scored over 700 goals in his career for club and country.
Ronaldo has won 29 major trophies in his career.
Cristiano receives $663,000 weekly and has sponsorship deals with Electronic Arts, Altice, Dazn and Nike.
The net worth of Juventus is $460 million which placed him on 2nd spot in the list of top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020.
Net Worth: – $20 Billion
Date of Birth : – 9 May 1998
Faiq Bolkiah is a Brunei professional footballer and is currently the richest football player in the world. Jefri Bolkiah, the Prince of Brunei, is the father of Faiq. Hassanpal Bolkiah has a reputation for his extravagant spending is uncle of Faiq. He holds both Bruneian and American citizenship.
Bolkiah is the captain of the Brunei national team who plays as a midfielder for the reserve side of Premier League club Leicester City and the Brunei national team.
Faiq Bolkiah is a member of Bolkiah dynasty and his net worth currently estimated is $20 billion. His weekly income is $1000.
Kindly note that this article is aimed at listing the top 10 richest football players in the world in 2020 and not necessarily the highest paid. These football players are the athletes who are making millions with their salary, endorsement deals and their investments in different business ventures.
Some of these football players also working as an entrepreneurs as like we read in the list of top 7 richest cricketers and their business ventures.
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