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Top ten richest footballers in the world

Check out the list of the top ten richest footballers in the world, as well as their endorsements and net worth.

Football is a sport that has gained so much popularity in the world. Many young people have gained serious interest in playing football, companies have also gained interest in sponsoring football teams and players in other to promote their businesses. Footballers right now in the world make a lot of money. And this money is not only made from their contract or sign on fees, but also from endorsements, weekly/monthly/annual allowances they get from their clubs and many more.

Here below are the ten richest footballers in the world

Top Ten Richest Footballers in the World

1)Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi was born on the 24th of June,1987 in Rosario, Argentina. He plays for Argentina senior national team and him also players for Barcelona football club in Spain. Messi earns about 84 million dollars from salaries and bonuses, and he also earns about 27 million dollars from endorsements. He is sponsored by many great firms like Pepsi, Adidas, Lays, Gatorade, Ooredoo, Huawei technologies, and MasterCard.

He is currently the richest footballer in the world now, with earnings of about 111 million dollars.

2)Cristiano Ronaldo 

Cristiano Ronaldo was born on the 5th of February,1985 in Funchal, Portugal. He plays for Portugal senior national team and he also plays for Juventus football club in Italy. He earns about  61 million dollars from salaries and bonuses, and he also earns about 47 million dollars from endorsements. His major sponsors are Nike, Clear, American Tourister, CR7 jeans, Herbalife, and many more.

He is currently the second richest footballer in the world, with earnings of about 108 million dollars.

3)Neymar Jr.

Neymar da Silva Santos Junior was born on the 5th of February,1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil. He plays for Brazil senior national team and he also plays for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) in France. Neymar earns about 73 million dollars from salaries and bonuses, and he also earns about 17 million dollars from endorsements. He is sponsored mainly by Red Bull, Beats Electronics, Nike, McDonald’s, Gillette and many more.

He is currently the third richest footballer in the world, with earnings of about 90 million dollars.

4)Gareth Bale

Gareth Frank Bale was born on the 16th of July,1989 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. He plays for Wales national team and he also plays for Real Madrid in Spain. Gareth earns about 28.6 million dollars from salaries and bonuses, and he also earns about 6 million dollars from endorsements. He is sponsored majorly by Adidas.

He is currently ranked as the fourth richest footballer in the world, with earnings of about 34.6 million dollars.

5)Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba was born on the 15th of March,1993 in Lagny-Sur-Marne, France. His parents are from Guinea. He plays for France senior national team and he also plays for Manchester United in England. Paul Pogba earns about 25 million dollars from salaries and bonuses, and he also earns about 4.5 million dollars from endorsements. He is mainly sponsored by Adidas.

He is ranked as the fifth richest footballer in the world, with earnings of about 29.5 million dollars.

6)Oscar 

Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Junior was born on the 9th of September,1991 in Americana São Paulo, Brazil. He plays for Brazil senior national team and he also plays for Shanghai SIPG in China. He earns about 25.9 million dollars from salaries and bonuses, and he also earns about 1.5 million dollars from endorsements. His major sponsor is Adidas.

He is the sixth richest footballer in the world with earnings of about 27.4 million dollars.

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7)Luis Suárez

Luis Suárez was born on the 24th of January,1987 in Salto, Uruguay. He plays for Uruguay senior national team and he also plays for Barcelona football club in Spain. Suarez earns about 19.9 million dollars from salaries and bonuses, and he also earns about 7 million dollars from endorsements. He is sponsored by Adidas, Gatorade and Pro Evolution Soccer.

He is the seventh richest footballer in the world and he has earnings of about 26.7 million dollars.

8)Wayne Rooney

Wayne Mark Rooney was born on the 24th of October,1985 in Liverpool, England. He plays for England senior national team and he also plays for Everton football club in England. Wayne earns about 22 million dollars from salaries and bonuses and he also earns about 5 million dollars from endorsements.

Wayne is mainly sponsored by Harper Collins.

He is the eighth richest footballer in the world, with earnings of about 27 million dollars.

9)Sergio Aguero

Sergio Leonel Agüero Del Castillo was born on the 2nd June 1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He plays for Argentina senior national team and he also plays for Manchester City football club in England. Sergio Aguero earns about 17 million dollars from salaries and bonuses and he also earns about 6.5 million dollars from endorsements. Aguero is sponsored majorly by Puma.

He is the ninth richest footballer in the world, with earnings of about 23.5 million dollars.

10)Angel Di Maria

Angel Fabian Di Maria was born on the 14th of February,1988 in Rosario, Argentina. He plays for Argentina senior national team and he also plays for Paris Saint Germain(PSG) in France. Di Maria earns about 20.6 million dollars from salaries and bonuses and he also earns about 2 million dollars from endorsements.

He is the tenth richest footballer in the world, with earnings of about 22.6 million dollars.

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