Top 5 Richest Footballers in the World


Top 5 Richest Footballers in the World - See Who is Number One

There are many footballers in the world and some are collecting money more than others. This has made us come up with the 5 Top richest footballers in the world. This list is set according to their Goals and their rank in Forbes. has currently released the Goal Rich List and this list consist of top 5 players with their current worth and their source of income. Let’s look at the top 5 wealthiest footballers of the century:

5. Paul Pogba ($200 million) 

Paul Pogba is the current for Manchester United. He used to play for Juventus FC before he sign an agreement with the Manchester United Football Club. This deal with Man U earn him a whooping $100 million. In addition to this, Paul Pogba collects $4.5 million from endorsements and he is collecting $25 million per week. 

4. Gareth Bale ($250 million)

Bale, who is currently one of the richest footballers in the world, started his iconic career in 2018 champions league final. His actions during that time can never be forgotten. He is a current player in Real Madrid where is earns £90 million. His current salary is $28.6 million. This is listed by Forbes. He doesn’t make money from football alone, he is also making money from different endorsements and investments. He has a sponsorship deal worth 6 million dollars. 

3. Neymar Jnr ($300 million) 

Neymar, who is currently known as the successor of Rolandinho in Brazil and Lionel Messi of Barcelona FC, has moved to PSG in France. Neymar became one of the well-known footballers in the world when he joined Barcelona FC. Yearly, Neymar earns $73 million from football and about $17 million from endorsement deals. 

2. Lionel Messi ($500 million) 

Messi is known as the best footballer on earth. Messi does what no other person can do on the pitch and this is what makes him the best. Everything he does on the pitch, free kicks, goals, dribbles, and others, will remain in history book! He is the second richest player in the world. Apart from earning football, Messi is also earning from his business, investment and endorsement deals. Some of his endorsement deals are Dolce and Gabbana, Samsung, Adidas, and Gillette. 

1. Cristiano Ronaldo ($1 billion) 

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid’s top player is topping the top 5 richest players in the world. C. Ronaldo, as commonly called, recently hit a billion dollar and he is topping the list. He is earning a whooping £30 million annually aside other bonuses. C. Ronaldo is a super model for perfume and he has his own clothing line. Cristiano Ronaldo is an Instagram celebrity with the largest number of followers. Lastly, he is the first football player to hit a billion dollar mark. That’s what made him the top richest footballer in the world.