Top 10 Richest Footballers Of the World 2016 by Networth and Income

Over the last decade football has become one of the most admired and profitable sports in the world. Despite the financial crisis, investments in professional football did’t diminish. Especially in Europe we were able to witness the astronomical investments by many foreign investors. Walk through our up to date list of 10 richest football players who play in Europe.

Top 10 Richest Footballers Of the World 2014Top 10 Richest Footballers Of the World 2016 by Networth and Income

Philipp Lahm:-

Philipp Lahm:

Philipp Lahm is a German footballer who plays as a full back and defensive midfielder for Bayern Munich and the German national team for which he captains both.

  • Net Worth : £23.5 Million (Astimated)
  • 2011 Earnings: €14 Million
  •  2012 Earnings: €16.7 Million (£11.9m)
  • Born: November 11, 1983 (age 30), Munich, Germany
  • Height: 1.70 m
  • Weight: 66 kg
  • Spouse: Claudia Lahm (m. 2010)
  • Current teams: Germany national football team (#16 / Defender), FC Bayern Munich (#21 / Defender)

Kaka:-

Kaka

Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, commonly known as Kaka or Ricardo Kaka, is a Brazilian football attacking midfielder who currently plays for Italian Serie A club Milan and the Brazilian national team.

  • 2011 Earnings: €19.3 Million
  • 2012 Earnings: €15.5 million (£12.9m)
  • Net worth: $100 Million – (estimated)
  • Born: April 22, 1982 (age 31), Gama, Federal District, Brazil
  • Full name: Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite
  • Spouse: Caroline Celico (m. 2005)
  • Current teams: Brazil national football team (Midfielder), A.C. Milan (#22 / Forward)
  • Siblings: Digao

Fernando Torres:-

Fernando Torres

Fernando Jose Torres Sanz, nicknamed El Nino, is a Spanish footballer who plays as a striker for Chelsea and the Spain national team. Torres started his career with Atletico Madrid, progressing through their youth system to the first team squad.

  • 2011 Earnings: €14 Million
  • 2012 Earnings: €16.7 Million (£13.9m)
  • Net Worth: £21 Million or $33.5m
  • Born: March 20, 1984 (age 29), Fuenlabrada, Spain
  • Nickname: El Nino
  • Spouse: Olalla Dominguez Liste (m. 2009)
  • Current teams: Chelsea F.C. (#9 / Forward), Spain national football team (#9 / Forward)
  • Children: Leo Torres, Nora Torres

Yaya Toure:-

Yaya Toure

Gnegneri Yaya Toure, commonly known as Yaya Toure, is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Ivory Coast national team.

  • 2011 Earnings: €13.8 Million
  • 2012 Earnings: €17.6 Million (£14.7m)
  • Net Worth: £12 Million or $19m
  • Born: May 13, 1983 (age 30), Bouake, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Height: 1.88 m
  • Spouse: Gineba Toure
  • Siblings: Kolo Toure, Ibrahim Toure
  • Current teams: Manchester City F.C. (#42 / Midfielder), Ivory Coast national football team (Midfielder)

Sergio Aguero:-

Sergio Aguero

Sergio Leonel “Kun” Agüero del Castillo is an Argentine footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester City and the Argentina national team.

  • 2012 Earnings: €18.8 Million (£15.7m)
  • Net worth: £37 million or $59m
  • Born: June 2, 1988 (age 25), Quilmes, Argentina
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Weight: 77 kg
  • Spouse: Giannina Maradona (m. 2009–2013)
  • Current teams: Manchester City F.C. (#16 / Forward), Argentina national football team (#16 / Forward)

Wayne Rooney:-

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Mark Rooney is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team.

  • 2011 Earnings: €20.7 million
  • 2012 Earnings:€20.6 Million (£17.2m)
  • Net worth: £45 Million or $72m
  • Born: October 24, 1985 (age 28), Croxteth, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.76 m
  • Spouse: Coleen Rooney (m. 2008)
  • Current teams: England national football team (Forward), Manchester United F.C. (#10 / Forward)
  • Children: Kai Wayne Rooney, Klay Anthony Rooney

Samuel Eto’o:-

Samuel Eto'o

Samuel Eto’o Fils is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a striker for English Premier League club Chelsea. Eto’o trained at Kadji Sports Academy.

  • 2011 Earnings: €13 Million
  • 2012 Earnings: €23.3 Million (£19.4m)
  • Net worth: $50 Million – (estimated)
  • Born: March 10, 1981 (age 32), Douala, Cameroon
  • Spouse: Georgette Eto’o (m. 2007)
  • Current teams: Chelsea F.C. (#29 / Forward), Cameroon national football team (Forward)
  • Children: Siena Eto’o, Maelle Eto’o, Lynn Eto’o, Etienne Eto’o, Annie Eto’o
  • Nationality: Spanish, Cameroonian

Cristiano Ronaldo:-

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro,  known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Portugal national team.

  • 2011 Earnings: €27.5 million
  • 2012 Earnings: €29.2 Million (£24.3m)
  • Net worth: $160 Million – (estimated)
  • Born: February 5, 1985 (age 28), Santo António, Portugal
  • Height: 1.86 m
  • Current teams: Real Madrid C.F. (#7 / Forward), Portugal national football team (#7 / Forward)
  • Awards: Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year, more
  • Children: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.

David Beckham:-

David Beckham

David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English former footballer. He has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player.He was the first English player to win league titles in four countries. He announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2012–13 Ligue 1 season on 16 May 2013 and, on 18 May 2013, played his final game of his storied 20-year career.

  • 2011 Earnings: €19 million
  • 2012 Earnings: €31.5 Million (£26.2m)
  • Net worth: £160 Million or $260m
  • Born: May 2, 1975 (age 38), Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Spouse: Victoria Beckham (m. 1999)
  • Children: Brooklyn Beckham, Harper Beckham, Romeo Beckham, Cruz Beckham
  • Movies and TV shows: The Secret Service, more

Lionel Messi:-

Lionel Messi

Lionel Andres Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as the captain of his country’s national football team.

  • 2011 Earnings: €31 Million
  • 2012 Earnings: €33 Million (£27.5m)
  • Net worth: $110 Million – (estimated)
  • Born: June 24, 1987 (age 26), Rosario, Argentina
  • Height: 1.69 m
  • Partner: Antonella Roccuzzo
  • Salary: 2.03 million USD (2013)
  • Current teams: FC Barcelona (#10 / Forward), Argentina national football team (#10 / Forward)
  • Awards: Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year, more

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