A whole lot of soccer fans would definitely pick interest in knowing about their favourites’ net worths. If you are a fan of soccer, you’d definitely be interested in this article.
So, here are the top 10 richest footballers in the world in 2022:
|Name||Current Football Club||Networth|
|1.||Cristiano Ronaldo||Manchester United & Portugal National Football Team||$500 Million|
|2.||David Beckham||Retired||$450 Million|
|3.||Lionel Messi||PSG & Argentina National Football Team||$400 Million|
|4.||Dave Whelan||Retired||$210 Million|
|5.||Wayne Rooney||Retired||$170 Million|
|6.||Alexandre Pato||Orlando City Sc||$145 Million|
|7.||Gareth Bale||Real Madrid & Wales National Football Team||$145 Million|
|8.||Francesco Totti||Retired||$101.6 Million|
|10.||Eden Hazard||Real Madrid & Belgium National Football Team||$100 Million|
Christiano Ronaldo is Portuguese, but an international footballer. Over time, he has played for quite a number of football teams on contract and has been able to make a whole lot of money. He is also considered the best footballer of all time. And is first on the list of the richest footballers in the world.
In 2009, Ronaldo joined the Real Madrid football team on a contract to be paid the sum of $132 million which earned him the title of being the most expensive footballer in the history of the sport. In 2021, he returned to Manchester United and is still playing for the team to date. And he also plays for his country’s football team; the Portugal National Football Team.
Ronaldo’s net worth as of 2022 is $500 million.
Beckham was the first English footballer to become a league titleholder in four different countries. He played football for 20 years. In 2004, he was named the highest-paid football player. Despite being retired as a professional soccer player, Beckham’s net worth was estimated to be roughly $450 million.
3. LIONEL MESSI
His net worth is approximately $400 million. Therefore making him the third on the list of the richest footballers in the world.
4. DAVE WHELAN
His net worth is estimated to be roughly $210 million, therefore, making him the fourth richest footballer in the world.
5. WAYNE ROONEY
Wayne Rooney is an English football player who spent a whole lot of his career years playing for the Manchester United soccer club. He played as a striker for Premier League Club Manchester United and the English national team. He is however retired and is now the manager of the Derby County Football Club.
Rooney was no doubt one of the best players of his time, he served his term as a football player and we loved it. Some of us wish we can still have him on our Tv screen playing football. I agree he is a legend.
His net worth is roughly $170 million and is currently ranking the sixth on the list of the richest footballers in the world.
6. ALEXANDRE PATO
In 2022, his net worth was estimated at $145 million, therefore, making him the fifth richest footballer in the world.
Bareth Gale is being considered an exceptional football player. This is due to some of his physical qualities, his amazing speed and the effective use of his left foot for soccer. Bale is currently playing for the Real Madrid of the La Liga soccer club and is also the winger of the Welsh national team.
His net worth is approximately $145 million, therefore, making him the 6th richest footballer in the world.
8. FRANCESCO TOTTI
Totti is an Italian professional football player and he started his career by joining the Fortitudo football youth team at the age of 8.
During the 1998-1999 season, Totti gained recognition as the “Young Footballer of the Year”. And one year later, he was named the “Italian Footballer of the Year” and also got nominated for Ballon d’Or.
His net worth is $101.6 million, making him the eighth on the list of the richest footballers in the world.
His net worth is approximately $100 million.
10. EDEN HAZARD
Hazard started his football career at the age of 4, he is now regarded as a professional footballer. He spent eight years with the Royal Stade Brainois and then transferred to Tubize.
Here is a summary of the list of the Forbes top 10 richest footballers in the world: