Football is the most famous game in the world because this is been watched by most people in the world as well as also played by millions of the people in a year therefore players of the football also so popular in the world.
In recent days a website has uploaded the list of most expensive player soccer players in the world as which might not be the final and most correct list but according to that list Ronaldo is ranked as the richest footballer or soccer player of this running year as previously he was at the third position in this list.
He is at the top of the list because his total income was in this running year is estimated to be 158 million Euros that is more than the famous Argentina Star Lionel Messi which has wealth up to 156 million Euros, therefore all other players in the world has less income than that of the these star players this shows that football players have large amount of money that they earn.
So here is the list of top 10 most expensive Football players in the world 2016.
10: Thierry Henry
Thierry Henry is the French Star player who was born on 17th August 1977 so this 36 years old French Forward Player Henry is ranked as the 10th in Richest Soccer Players, as interesting to know that his fundamental income was just €2.7m but bonuses take him up to €3.2m being a striker for New York as well as many other clubs including Arsenal. Despite of his professional career as footballer his income is also increasing day by day because his sportswear company that he launched as the name of EVO Power boot, he is also making the good name of Red Bull that also increases his business at peal level so his assets begins from his beautiful house in London which has cost about €6.8m.
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9: Gianluigi Buffon
Another star name in the professional name football is Italian popular player and Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon as he was born on 28 January 1978, he is considered as richest player of the world but it is interesting to know that for last couple of years performance of this star player is not good or satisfactory but instead of these his popularity is still at the upper level of the graph as of the Captain of renowned club Turin he was awarded an healthy amount of € 4.5m but his contract with the club will not bless him same amount in this year but contract with the famous company PUMA provide him healthy amount of money that will able him to include in this list.
8: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Another richest personality from the fields of Soccer is Swedish Player Zlatan Ibrahimovic which is known as best of best in his country as he was born on 3 October 1981, he plays as striker in Swedish national team as he is also captain of his team so he is known as expensive player in the world with total income of this star professional player is about €169m. in this running year he signed with rival side Internazionale which was UEFA Team of the year in 2007 as well as 2009, he also join Milan in which he is also highest paid player of club, he is also included in these Swedish Players which appear for more than 100 matches for his country.
Also see: Top 10 Richest Sportsmen In The World 2016
A most popular name in the world which is none other than that of Ronaldinho which made his popularity in Football World Cup 2002 as he was born on 21 March 1980 so he is known as professional Star player of famous team of the world Brazil so he played as a forward in the field. He also received FIFA Player of the Award in 2004 as well as 2005, Prominent for his technique, dribbling, tricks, no-look passes overhead kicks, and free kicks, he is considered to be one of the best players of this generation, he played about 97 matches for him team Brazil therefore he was permanent player of his team for many years, so his total estimated income is about €78m.
Neymar da Silva Santos which is also simply known as Neymar which was born on 5 February 1992, this man needs no introduction due to his skills so this is known as famous Professional player from Brazil so instead of this he also played for the FC Barcelona and also for his national team. He is also captain of his national team in which he played as forward so he is so much young because at the age of 19 years he also won the South American player of the year so last year he was just behind of the star players Ronaldo and Lionel Messi so he is best known for his acceleration, finishing, dribbling skills, and ability with both feet so his total income is about €80m.
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Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite which is commonly known as Kaka as he was born on 22April 1982, he is known as famous Brazilian Footballer who is played as attacker in his National team of Brazil, he started his career in so much young age that of eight years because at this age he played for the local club. So in 2003 he joined famous club Milan so after this his popularity before the world start as he received the Award of UEFA player of the year award in 2007 so after getting success in Milan he also Joined Real Madrid in which he was considered as highest paid player so in 2013 he again join Milan and scored his 100th goal for the club so his income is about €82m.
4: Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney is professional and Famous English Football player who was born on 24 October 1985 as he played as Captain in Manchester United as well as for his country so he played in most of his career as forward but somewhere as Midfield also. He is as much capable that he scored his 20th goal for Manchester United in 2013 therefore till now he has scored 244 goals and considered as second most goal scorer for his club, he made his debut in international career as Professional player in 2003 at the age of just 17 years and became youngest player to represent his country England therefore he is known as best player not in his country but also of the world so his total income is about of €84m.
Also see: Top 10 Most Popular Sports In The World 2016
3: Samuel Eto’o
Samuel Eto’o is a famous and most expensive footballer who was born on 10 March 1981 as he is also played as strike in Turkish Famous Club Antalyaspor so he is most talented player for Africa because he is was considered as best player of Africa in 2004, 2003, 2005 and 2010. Despite of this he also received FIFA Player of year in 2005 so he also played for Barcelona in which he has scored more than 100 goals, being the part of his country team Cameroon National team, they won Olympic Team 2000 as he participated in about 6 African Cups and 4 world cups, in 2005 he received Golden foot award therefore he is known as expensive Player with total income of €85m.
2: Lionel Messi
Star Player of the world which is none other than that of Argentina player Lionel Messi who was born on 24 June 1987 as he played for Spanish Club Barcelona and as Captain in Argentina National team as Forward so far considered as greatest player in the world. He is the first and only player in the world which has won three European Golden Shoes, Despite of this he also holds the record of most goals scored in La Liga, a calendar year (91), a single season (73), a La Liga season (50), a Champions League match (five), and most Champions League seasons so he also known as one of the richest player in the world because he has total income about €146m.
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1: Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is popular professional football player in the world, he is considered as the number one player in this respect as he was born on 5 February 1985, he is Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team so now a days he is leading the football team of his country so he has won the FIFA Player of the year for many times. He is also highest paid athlete in the world so he is only player in the world which has won four times the Golden shoes awards therefore he is also included in the richest players in the world because he has total worth about 230 million dollars that capable him to include him in this list.