Top 10 Richest South American Footballers 2016

Well if we go Country wise its such a big difference in the pays of players . In South American region its Lionel Messi , Neymar, Luis Suraze, Radamel Falcao are some of the most richest footballers.Today South American footballers shine in the world playing for the different clubs in the different leagues of football all over the world.Compared to its European equivalents, domestic South American football is criminally overlooked.

Some of the most historic teams in the world, and the finest youth talent, roam the continent’s pitches, while new stars are emerging across the region on a continual basis. But apart from the transfer rumour section in national newspapers and sports websites, the obscure names that light up stadiums in Argentina, Brazil and beyond are often unfamiliar until boarding a plane across the Atlantic Ocean.Today South American footballers shine in the world playing for the different clubs in the different leagues of football all over the world . Its era which is going on from Diego Maradona to Lionel Messi.

Top 10 Richest South American Footballers 2016

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1. Lionel Messi :-

 Lionel Messi

  • Salary : 16 Million EUR
  • Earnings : $41 Million
  • Net Worth : £115.5 Million

Lionel Andres Messi (born 24 June 1987) 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. By the age of 21, Messi had received Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations. The following year, in 2009, he won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. He followed this up by winning the inaugural FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2010, and then again in 2011 and 2012.

He also won the 2010–11 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. At the age of 24, Messi became Barcelona’s all-time top scorer in all official club competitions. At age 25, Messi became the youngest player to score 200 La Liga goals.Lionel Messi Worlds Richest Footballers 2016 There is no doubt that Lionel Messi is one of the most expensive and highest paid footballers due to his performances in the past few years . He ranks number 1 in our South American footballers rich list ranking . There are multiple records which Lionel Messi has broken in the past few years.

  • Born: June 24, 1987 (age 26), Rosario, Argentina
  • Height: 1.69 m
  • Partner: Antonella Roccuzzo
  • Current teams: FC Barcelona (#10 / Forward), Argentina national football team (Forward)
  • Awards: Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year, more

2. Sergio Aguero :-

Sergio Aguero

  • Salary : 10.4 million GBP
  • Earnings : $20.9 Million
  • Net Worth : $60 Million (Increasing)

Sergio Leonel “Kun” Aguero Del Castillo (born 2 June 1988) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester City and the Argentina national team. On 5 July 2003, he became the youngest player to debut in the Argentine Primera División at 15 years and 35 days, breaking the record previously established by Diego Maradona in 1976. He plays with the shirt name Kun Aguero.Sergio Aguero Earnings 2016 Sergio Aguero the premier league most hottest deals in the football, the number one player to score goals in the injury time . Sergio Aguero has been signed by the Premier League club Man City on a high paid transfer deal . He is one of the most expensive players of EPL now.

  • Born: June 2, 1988 (age 25), Quilmes, Argentina
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Spouse: Giannina Maradona (m. 2009–2013)
  • Current teams: Manchester City F.C. (#16 / Forward), Argentina national football team (Forward)
  • Nicknames: Kun, Kun Agüero

3. Neymar JR :-

Neymar JR

  • Salary : 7 Million EUR
  • Earnings : $20.5 Million
  • Net Worth :£26 Million (Increasing)

Neymar da Silva Santos Junior (born 5 February 1992), commonly known as Neymar, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for La Liga club FC Barcelona and the Brazilian national team, as a forward or winger.At the age of 19, Neymar won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award, after coming third in 2010. He followed this up by winning it again in 2012. In 2011 Neymar received nominations for the FIFA Ballon d’Or, where he came 10th, and the FIFA Puskas Award for Goal of the Year, which he won.He is known for his acceleration, speed, dribbling, finishing and ability with both feet.

His playing style has earned him critical acclaim, with fans, media and former players drawing comparison to former Brazil forward Pelé, who has called Neymar “an excellent player”, while Ronaldinho states “he will be the best in the worldNeymar Brazil Highest Earning players 2016. Neymar is one of the expensive transfers of the 2013 made by FC Barcelona this season . He is a goal scoring machine at Santos F.C at Brazil football league . He is in the spot light of many big clubs including the Bayern Munich , Man City , and PSG but its Barcelona who brings the player to the La Liga.

  • Born: February 5, 1992 (age 22), Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Current teams: FC Barcelona (#11 / Forward), Brazil national football team (Forward)
  • Parents: Nadine Santos, Neymar da Silva Sr

4. Luis Suraze  :-

Luis Suraze

  • Salary : 6.24 Million GBP
  • Net Worth :$11.5 Million (Increasing)

Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz (born 24 January 1987) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Uruguayan national team.In 2006, Suárez moved to the Netherlands to play for Groningen in the Eredivisie. Suárez transferred to Ajax in 2007. In 2008–09 he was named Ajax Player of the Year. The following year, he was made the club captain, became the league’s top scorer with 35 goals in 33 games, and was named Dutch Footballer of the Year. He scored 49 goals in all competitions and Ajax won the KNVB Cup.

In the 2010–11 season, he scored his one hundredth Ajax goal, joining a group of players including Johan Cruyff, Marco van Basten and Dennis Bergkamp in doing so.Luis Suarez 2016 Match Salary Luis Suraze another top and fantastic striker from the South American continent who scores goals like “goal scoring” Last season he try to make the gold boot to his name but due to some ban’s and controversies he is suspended from few games and Van Persie lead the in goals run . But this season in 2013 he opens account with a number of goals and looking keen to get the golden shoe.

  • Born: January 24, 1987 (age 27), Salto, Uruguay
  • Height: 1.81 m
  • Spouse: Sofia Balbi (m. 2009)
  • Current teams: Liverpool F.C. (#7 / Forward), Uruguay national football team (Forward)
  • Children: Delfina Suarez, Benjamin Suarez

5. Ricardo Kaka :-

Ricardo Kaka

  • Salary : 9 Million EUR
  • Earnings : $19.5 Million
  • Net Worth :$98 Million

Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite ( born 22 April 1982), commonly known as Kaka is a Brazilian football attacking midfielder who currently plays for Italian Serie A club Milan and the Brazilian national team. Kaka started his footballing career at the age of eight, when he began playing for a local club. At the time, he also played tennis, and it was not until he moved on to São Paulo FC and signed his first professional contract with the club at the age of 15 that he chose to focus on football.Kaka the World Player of Year 2007 Kaka is one of the most fantastic players in the world and also for the team of the Brazil . He has been top player at AC Milan but after moving to Real Madrid he was not that good and facing Injuries but in summer transfer he moved back to Milan and back on scoring sheet.

  • 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

6. Carlos Tevez :-

Carlos Tevez

  • Salary : 5.5 Million EUR
  • Earnings : $18.2 Million
  • Net Worth : £20 Million

Carlos Alberto Martinez Tevez (born 5 February 1984)is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus. He has previously played for Manchester City, Boca Juniors, Corinthians, West Ham United and Manchester United. He transferred to Manchester City from United in the 2009 summer transfer window, becoming the first player to move between the two rival clubs since Terry Cooke in 1999.

His energy and goal scoring rate made him an indispensable player for the club in the eyes of fellow players and media alike.Argentina Richest players 2014 Carlos Tevez the goal scoring striker for the Man City , but in the transfer window of 2013 he moved to the Serie A club Juventus. He improve his skills and make his running more better with some skill’s option’s and scoring goals this season for the Juventus.

  • Born: February 5, 1984 (age 30), Ciudadela, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Weight: 70 kg
  • Spouse: Vanesa Tevez
  • Current teams: Argentina national football team (Forward), Juventus F.C. (#10 / Forward)

7. Antonio Valencia :-

Antonio Valencia

  • Salary : 5.5 Million EUR
  • Net Worth : £20 Million

Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera (born 4 August 1985) is an Ecuadorian footballer who currently plays as a winger for Manchester United and the Ecuadorian national team.After progressing through the youth system at El Nacional, Valencia became a first team regular and made over 80 appearances for the club before signing for La Liga side Villarreal CF in 2005. He only made two league appearances for the Spanish side in between successful loan spells at Recreativo de Huelva for the 2005–06 season and later English Premier League club Wigan Athletic from 2006 to 2008.

Wigan later signed Valencia on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee in January 2008. His performances for Wigan soon attracted attention from several high profile clubs and he turned down a move to Real Madrid before signing for Manchester United in June 2009 Antonio Valencia Top Scorer of 2014 Antonio Valencia is currently playing with team of the Manchester United and he is giving his best performance at the Club . His previous few years at the club made him the star in the Ecuador team . He scored goals but creating more chances for the players and keep crossing from the both corners of the goals.

  • Born: August 4, 1985 (age 28), Nueva Loja, Ecuador
  • Nationality: Ecuadorian
  • Spouse: Zoila Valencia
  • Current teams: Ecuador national football team (Midfielder), Manchester United F.C. (#25 / Midfielder)
  • Siblings: Eder Valencia

8. Javier Hernandez :-

Javier Hernandez

  • Salary : 3.8 Million GB
  • Net Worth : $20 Million

Javier Hernandez Balcazar ( born 1 June 1988) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the Mexican national team. Hernandez plays with his nickname, Chicharito (Spanish: little pea), on his shirt. He previously played for the Mexican club Guadalajara, before becoming the first Mexican player to join Manchester United.Hernandez Salary 2016 Javier Hernandez is one of the most famous Mexican young strikers , its Manchester United who bring the talent into the football fame . He scored couple number of goals for the Manchester United in the past few years and his 2013 start is pretty good lets what he can do in 2014.

  • Born: June 1, 1988 (age 25), Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Full name: Javier Hernandez Balcazar
  • Parents: Javier Hernandez Gutierrez
  • Current teams: Mexico national football team (Forward), Manchester United F.C. (#14 / Forward)

9. Ronaldinho :-


  • Salary : 9.6 million BRL
  • Earnings : $31 Million
  • Net Worth : $98 Million

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born 21 March 1980), commonly known as Ronaldinho is a Brazilian footballer. His main playing position is as an attacking midfielder or forward. He won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2004 and 2005. Renowned for his technique, tricks, dribbling, overhead kicks, no-look passes and free kicks, Ronaldinho is widely regarded to be one of the best footballers of his generation.Worlds Richest Athletes 2016 Ronaldinho Gaucho the player who brings goals to the net with his tricks and tactics. He is the worlds highest paid players once and one of the most expensive transfer holders too. His professional career at Club Barcelona becomes the highlight of the footballers life . He earn’s in millions from his matches.

10. Radamel Falcao :-

Radamel Falcao

  • Salary : €14 Million (Annual Salary)
  • Net Worth : $6 Million (Estimated)

Radamel Falcao Garcia Zarate in South America, is a Colombian football striker, who plays for AS Monaco in the French Ligue 1 and represents the Colombia national football team. He is sometimes nicknamed as El Tigre (Spanish for The Tiger) and King of the Europa League.Falcao has been cited among the top strikers in the world. Falcao surpassed Jurgen Klinsmann’s record of 15 goals (17) in a single annual club football European competition UEFA Champions League/UEFA Europa League campaign in 2011.

He also played a key role in guiding F.C. Porto to a second Europa League title, as well as finishing undefeated in the 2010–11 Primeira Liga season. In July 2011, Falcao was regarded as the fifth best player in Europe during the 2010–11 season through balloting by 53 sportswriters of the UEFA member associationsFalcao Highest paid striker of 2016 Radamel Falcao the one man army and highest goal scorer last season for the Atlético Madrid and in 2013 he gives a great start to his career at the “AS Monaco” where he comes on a leading and highest paying transfer deal this summer. His performance really matters this season . He is one of the most richest players in the South America.

  • Born: February 10, 1986 (age 28), Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Nationality: Colombian
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Weight: 72 kg
  • Current teams: AS Monaco FC (#9 / Forward), Colombia national football team (Forward)
  • Parents: Radamel Garcia, Carmenza Zarate

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