“Now is All”, the Qatar 2022 Football World Cup has kicked off. Football is one of the most watched sports in the world. There is more than 250 million people and over 200 countries play football making football become a very lucrative sport. Who is the richest player? Let’s go straight to find it out the top 5 Richest football Players in the World.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – Net Worth: $450 Million
Cristiano Ronaldo is the best footballer of all time. Cristiano Ronaldo joined Real Madrid from Manchester United for a transfer fee of $132 million in 2009, which made him the most expensive soccer player in the history of the sport. As of November 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated to be $450 million, making him the richest football player in the world.
2. David Beckham – Net Worth: $450 Million
David Beckham spent 20 years playing football, He is known to be the first English football player to become a league titleholder in four different countries. He was named the highest-paid football player in 2004. As of November 2022, David Beckham’s net worth is appox $450 million.
3. Lionel Messi – Net Worth: $400 Million
Lionel Messi’s is the world’s best player has started to translate into endorsement opportunities. Because of diminutive stature, Messi is nicknamed “The Flea”, Messi is one of the world’s best soccer player. He has also been voted as the player of the year over the past two seasons. As of November 2022, Lionel Messi’s net worth is about $400 million.
4. Dave Whelan – Net Worth: $220 Million
Dave Whelan is the owner of the Football league Championship club Wigan Athletic.
During his football career, he played for Blackburn Rovers and Crewe Alexandra. As of November 2022, Dave Whelan’s net worth is estimated to be $220 million.
5. Alexandre Pato – Net Worth: $145 Million
Alexandre Pato began his career at the age of 16 and later on signed up by Sports Club Internacional to compete for the Campeonato Brasileiro Sub 20. In 2006, Pato led the team to win the FIFA Club World Cup. Alexandre Pato is the 5th richest soccer player in the world. As of November 2022, Alexandre Pato’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $145 Million.