In this post i will tell you about Top 10 Richest Players in the World 2021. Sports players are on extravagant wages and no doubt is known as the richest employees in the world. Either we look at cricket, soccer, football, rugby, or other sports we see the richest personalities in their field. Among all fields, footballers are earning a lot of wages in the world and the top 10 richest players belong to football sports.
The football field has produced amazingly talented players who play efficiently and proved themselves in the field. Moreover, we see the remarkable coaches, league management, and football players. If you are wondering who is the richest player in the world then let’s read about the details of players and how they utilized their skill to become popular as well as rich. Read also Richest Actors in the world 2021.
Top 10 Richest Players in the World 2021
- Paul Pogba
Paul Pogba is the 10th richest football player in the world with an $85 million net worth. He is a popular footballer and has a net income of £290,000 per week and gets paid through endorsement having a value of £290,000 per week.
- Neymar Jr – Net Worth of $95.0 Million
Neymar Jr has a net worth of $95 million and he is regarded fourth highest-paid athlete in the world. He has currently earned $95 million. About &70 million is made of salaries while $25 million comes from his endorsement. He has an endorsment deal with Nike, Panasonic, loreal, Gillette, and Puma.
- Eden Hazard – Net Worth of $100.00 Million
Former Chelsea playmaker and Real Madrid player Eden Hazard is the 8th richest footballer in the world with a net worth of $100.00 Million. Former Chelsea playmaker is the Real Madrid player. Eden Hazard is the 8th richest footballer in worth with a net worth of $100 million.
He is a professional footballer who plays the winger for the Real Madrid club. He was the highest-paid player in the club and earned about $15.4 million salaries per annum. The weekly salary of the talented player is 550,000 pounds per week.
- Andres Iniesta
Barcelona Club legend is the 7th richest player in the world with a worth of 125 million dollars. He made 131 appearances and made goals for 13 times. He is the former Barcelona midfielder who plays for the Japanese club Visel Kobe. Iniesta was the prominent and instrumental figure in the Spanish team that won the World Cup in 2020 in South Africa. He scored the winning goal in the final match of the tournament that was assisted by the former Arsenal Skipper Cesc Fabregas.
The incredible player has a weekly salary of $240,000 which is about &11.5 million per year. His weekly salary is worth over $600,000 that made him one of the richest players in the world.
- Gareth Bale
Wales Striker Gareth Bale joins the list as the 6th richest football player in the world with a net worth of 145 million US dollars. He is one of the fastest football players in the world. He joined the Spanish Real Madrid in 2013 with a fee of $85.3 million. He earned 15 million pounds annually and become one of the richest players in the world. In 2020 he signed a contract with Tottenham worth 10 million Euros per annum. Bales has also earned a source from endorsement worth £10 million per year including EA sports, Adidas, BT sports, Lucozade, Nissan Motor, Footlocker, and Konami.
- Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney’ made earning during his career in Manchester United and became one of the richest personalities in the world with $170 million. He is the caption in the former Manchester United club and country England.
Rooney is the highest goal scorer for his country. He scored 51 goals in 120 caps. He scored 253 goals in 559 appearances for Manchester United. Rooney is the current manager of Derby Country. Derby County is a football club currently playing the second tier of English football.
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish magician and became the 4th richest football player having a net worth of the 190million US dollars. He is a professional player who plays for the Italian side AC Milan. He has played for the different clubs in Europe that include Juventus, Barcelona, AC Milan, Manchester United, and Inter Milan.
Zlatan is a footballer with a good aerial presence. He is the toughest striker and has been a torment to various top defenders. He faced across the 6 leagues in his career. Currently, he has an annual salary of €3.5 million. He is also a part of different endorsements with a worth of $10 million per annum. He has an endorsement with Nike, Volvo, Samsung, and Nike. He is an enthusiastic player and scored 62 goals in 116 caps for his country.
- Lionel Messi –
3rd richest personality in sports is Lionel messy with a net worth of $400. His dribbling skills, eye for goals, and awareness about sports are incredible. He started his career at Barcelona academy. He played for Barcelona C and B before moving to the senior team. He is the 3rd richest personality in the world in sports and learns $104 annually.
Messi has 164 caps with 71 goals record. He is the captain of the Argentina national team. His different endorsement made him the richest footballer. It includes Adidas, lay’s, Mastercard, Hawker’s Gatorade, Pepsi, and Ooredoo. According to Forbes new Messi earned $28 million from Pepsi and Turkish Airlines converted to around N10.2 billion. In 2019, he was the richest player in the world as he earns $35 from endorsements.
- Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is the 2nd richest football player with a net worth of $460 million. He is renowned player in the world who has played with different clubs including Real Madrid, Manchester United, Club sporting CP, and Juventus in Itay. His achievements help to become the second richest personality in the world. He improves his bank balance through Fifa player of the world and Five Ballon d’Or. Ronaldo’s salary in Juventus is about $663,000 per week. He is also the first player in soccer to earn one billion dollars.
- Faiq Bolkiah
Faiq Bolkiah is the richest player in the world having a net worth of $20 billion US. He is not only the richest because of the football salaries but also for his roots. He is a member of the Portuguese club Maritimo and the captain of the Brunei national team. He made five appearances for his country and scored one goal.
He is a professional footballer and son of Prince Brunei. Moreover, his uncle Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan of Brunei. Faiq was born in Los Angeles and he shows his passion for football. Therefore, besides having a rich background he continue his career as a footballer. He played for the clubs in premier leagues that include Chelsea, Reading, Southampton, and Arsenal.
These are the top ten richest players 2021 in the world. They are earning because of their skills, because of their talent, companies hire them as a brand ambassador. Thus, they are becoming valuable and have the highest bank balance.