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Top 10 Richest Footballers 2015

Top 10 Richest Footballers 2015

The list of top 10 richest foot­ballers 2015 have been announced by the 2015 Rich List. Based on net worth, endorse­ment and assets, the top 10 foot­ball play­ers are lis­ted in this list. Who is the wealth­i­est foot­baller of 2015? If you ques­tion is same, then you need to read this art­icle. As expec­ted, this list is dom­in­ated by European foot­ballers.

Top 10 Richest Footballers 2015

10. Frank Lam­pard [€80 M]

The count­down begins with former Chelsea mid­field­er Frank Lam­pard who have is the own­er of €80 M. The Brit­ish foot­baller earned €5 M after selling his man­sion in Eshar. Lam­pard is cur­rently play­ing for Manchester City and will join Dav­id Villa in Amer­ic­an soc­cer club New York City FC.

9. Ron­ald­inho [€83 M]

Even after retire­ment of inter­na­tion­al foot­ball, the former Brazili­an magi­cian and Bal­lon D’or win­ner, Ron­ald­inho con­tin­ues earn­ing big money. He was signed by Atletico Mineiro at €2.7 m. He brought in more than €20 m in the last 10 years with Nike and his former club Bar­celona.

8. Raul Gonza­lez [€85 M]

The all time top goal scorer of Real Mad­rid is still earn­ing lots of bucks. He is Real Mad­rid’s top earners in his last 16 years, with his salary top­ping out at €7 M per year. His off field port­fo­lio is extens­ive, with his busi­ness Scar Sport Europe invest­ing in renew­able ener­gies.

7. Samuel Eto’o [€87 M]

Here comes the richest foot­baller of Cameroon in the name of Samuel Eto’o. The play­er tasted huge suc­cess at Span­ish club Bar­celona where he was earn­ing €10 m per year and €5 M at Chelsea Foot­ball Club. Today, he is rep­res­ent­ing Puma and Ford that made him sev­enth wealth­i­est foot­baller of 2015.

6. Ricardo Kaka [€96 M]

Bal­lon D’or Win­ner, World Cup win­ner Brazili­an legend Ricardo Kaka played for Europe’s top foot­ball clubs includ­ing AC Mil­an, Real Mad­rid. Dur­ing four year sea­son at Real Mad­rid, Kaka earned more then €35 m that became half after his return to AC Mil­an. He has now signed with Orlando City at €6.3m that makes him highest paid play­er of Major League Soc­cer.

5. Wayne Rooney [€103 M]

Manchester United’s for­ward Wayne Rooney is the highest paid foot­baller of Premi­er League. At the start of sea­son 2014–15, he recor­ded increase in salary to an annu­al of €18.9m. He is the Brand Ambas­sad­or of Nike, Sam­sung and Harp­er Collins that pays him about €5.4m.

4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic [€105 M]

You can call him the richest foot­baller of Swedish foot­ball. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is care­ful not to be too over endorsed. His cur­rent worth is €105 M and is rep­res­ent­ing Nivea, Xbox, Volvo and Dress­man. His con­tract with Nike ended in 2014. Zlatan also partnered with IT bil­lion­aire Dan Oloff­son in launch­ing Mikz, a celebrity mar­ket­ing applic­a­tion in 2013.

3. Ney­mar [€135 M]

At the age of 23, Ney­mar have over­taken lots of exper­i­enced foot­ballers in terms win­ning big bucks. Last year, Ney­mar earned €37m as he was one of the most noticed play­ers in FIFA World Cup 2014. Today, he is spon­sor­ing twelve spon­sors which are Nike, Panason­ic, Claro, foot odour-stop­per Tenys-Pe, Lupo, fizzy drink Gaur­ana Ant­arc­tica, Uni­lever, Volk­swa­gen, Sant­and­er, Red Bull, Heli­ar and mobile app Pal­piter­os.

2. Lionel Messi [€200 M]

Four times FIFA Bal­lon D’or win­ner is the second highest richest foot­ball play­er of 2015. He is the only play­er in the world who has the largest pre-tax con­tract. Con­tracts with one of the lead­ing brands like Adi­das, Sam­sung, Oore­doo, Lay’s Aud­er­mars Piguet, Gil­lette, Dolce and Gab­bana, Head and Shoulders, Gat­or­age and Pan Bimbo increases his salary to new heights. His cur­rent worth is €200M.

1. Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo [€210 M]

Have pre­dicted cor­rectly before read­ing? Yes, Real Mad­rid and Por­tuguese wing­er Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo is the richest foot­baller of 2015. Last year was the best of 30 years old in which he won FIFA Bal­lon D’or, Cham­pi­ons League and lots of oth­er trophies with club and indi­vidu­ally. he exten­ded his con­tract with Real Mad­rid to earn €18.2m per year till 2018. The most luc­rat­ive of all is his deal with Nike while his cloth­ing line CR7 is also a money spin­ner. Watch the video of these play­ers below.

So this is the list of top 10 most wealth­i­est foot­ball play­er 2015. Is your favor­ite foot­baller lis­ted in this list?

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