Saturday, 3 August 2013

Richest Footballer

Top 5 Richest Footballer In the World

1. Lionel Messi




 Year 2012 Earnings: €33 Million 
 Year 2011 Earnings: €32 Million
 Net worth: $115 Million 
 Playing For: FC Barcelona club
World's best football player Lionel Messi currently has an estimated net worth of $115 million. He can Play for the Barcelona Club. Messi is the world’s best soccer player having been voted player of the year the past two seasons. Messi earns $16 million annually on the pitch and he has recently built up his endorsement portfolio which now includes Adidas, PepsiCo, Konami, Audemars Piguet, Chery and AirEuropa. Dolce & Gabbana struck a deal in October with the Barcelona forward.


2.  David Beckham 



Year 2012 Earnings: €31.5 Million 
Year 2011 Earnings: €19 million
Net worth: £160 Million 
Playing ForLos Angeles Galaxy 
After Leonel Messi 2nd richest footballer was David Beckham According to earning in the year 2011 and year 2012 .Becks, 36, collected €31.5 million and maintained his high profile despite playing his trade in America with LA Galaxy. His endorsement deal with Adidas is the biggest in the sport thanks to royalties from soccer apparel and cleats as well as lifestyle lines like ObyO. In May 2011 he signed a deal with Samsung to become the company’s global brand ambassador for the Games.

3. Cristiano Ronaldo


Year 2012 Earnings: €29.2 Million 
Year 2011 Earnings: €27.5 million
Net worth: $160 Million 
Playing For:Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo was 3rd richest footballer after David Beckham .He Playing for Real Madrid Club Cristiano Ronaldo had to settle for third and €29.2m despite leading the scoring charts in La Liga with 32 goals in 26 games this season. Using social media to expand his brand. With 26 million Facebook fans and 3 million Twitter followers; which is part of the attraction for sponsors like Nike, Armani, Coca-Cola and Castrol.

4. Samuel Eto'o


Year 2012 Earnings:€23.3 Million 
Year 2011 Earnings: €13 Million
Net worth: $50 Million 
Playing For: FC Anzhi Makhachkala

Samuel Eto'o was at the 4the place in the richest footballer list. He joined Russian soccer club FC Anzhi Makhachkala in a three-year deal with an annual salary of €20.5 million Euros or $28.8 million at Current Exchange rates. The deal made Eto’o the highest-paid player in the history of soccer in term of club salary. Dwarfing the the €13 million  Cristiano Ronaldo earns at Real Madrid and the €10.5 million Lionel Messi is paid by Barcelona. Anzhi reached an agreement with Internazionale at $38.9 million transfer fee on 23 August 2011.

5. Wayne Rooney


Year 2012 Earnings:€20.6 Million (£17.2m)
Year 2011 Earnings: €20.7 million
Net worth: £45 Million or $72m
Playing For: Manchester United
Wayne Rooney Come at  5th rank in the richest footballer list. He playing for Manchester United Club.This Manchester United striker was the Premier League’s top earner with €20.6m . He picks up £8m at Old Trafford a season from his latest five-year contract and, although he ran into trouble with Coca-Cola last year following off-the-field problems, commercial interest in the England star remains strong. Remaining sponsors include Nike and Electronic Arts.
6. Sergio Aguero

Year 2012 Earnings: €18.8 Million
Net worth: £37 million or $59m
Playing For: Manchester City
Sergio Aguero comes at rank 6 in richest footballer list.Argentine footballer Sergio Aguero is currently playing as a striker for club Manchester City and the Argentine national team. Aguero drew the attention of Europe’s top clubs after he moved from Independiente to La Liga side Atletico Madrid in 2006. In July 2011, the player joined Manchester City for a five-year deal said to be worth £35 million, making him the most expensive footballer in the club’s history.
7. Yaya Touré

Year 2012 Earnings: €17.6 Million
Year 2011 Earnings: €13.8 Million
Net Worth: £12 Million or $19m
Playing For : Manchester City
Yaya Toure Come at rank 7 in the list of richest footballer . He playing as Midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Côte d’Ivoire national team. His the junior brother of Kolo Touré, also his teammate at Côte d’Ivoire and Manchester City. Touré was awarded the award for African Footballer of the Year 2011. Touré moved from Barcelona to Manchester City in 2010 for a transfer fee of about £24 million  and the five-year contract is estimated at a staggering £55.6 million . The defensive midfielder quickly adapted himself to the new environment, showing his remarkable capabilities in attacking as well as defending Which make him perfect footballer.
8. Fernando Torres

Year 2012 Earnings: €16.7 Million
Year 2011 Earnings: €14 Million
Net Worth: £21 Million or $33.5m
Playing For: Chelsea
Fernando Torres come at 8 th rank in the richest footballer list.He plays as a striker for Chelsea and the Spain national team, From Atlético Madrid, to Liverpool, and now Chelsea, Torres has been recognized as a world-class striker. In January 2011, Torres joined Chelsea for a record British transfer fee of £50 million on a five-and-a-half year contract, making him the most expensive Spanish player in history.
9.Ricardo Kaka

Year 2012 Earnings: €15.5 million
Year 2011 Earnings: €19.3 Million
Net worth: $100 Million
Playing For: Real Madrid
Ricardo Kaka comes at rank 9 in the richest footballer list.He is attacking midfielder who is currently playing for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Brazilian national team. The Brazilian midi was featured on the cover of EA Sports FIFA Soccer 11. The FIFA franchise has sold 100 million units of the popular soccer game for Electronic Arts. Kaka’s major sponsors included Adidas, Giorgio Armani and Guarana.
10. Philipp Lahm

Year 2012 Earnings: €16.7 Million
Year 2011 Earnings: €14 Million
Playing For: Bayern Munich
Philipp Lahm comes at 10 rank in ihe richest footballer list . He plays for and captains both Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. Lahm is now recognized as one of the best full backs in the world. The right-footed player is able to play on both sides of the pitch, and is now mostly playing as a left-wing-back.