Top 10 Richest Footballers in the world-2012Forbes Magazine released its World’s Highest-Paid footballer Players “David Beckham” topping the list. In this article i would like to share about their about their Soccer Club and their details. Football is not just a sport for people, it’s a game of honour and pride for the people who have invested their time, strength and lives to the sport. People around the globe worship this sport. But do you know which players are in the list of highest paid? The following list consists of the players who are the highest paid footballers in the world. The names in the following list are the famous players we all know.


Top 10 Richest Footballers in the World-

1)  David Beckham-

David Beckham
Net worth- $250 million
Current club- Los Angeles galaxy
Football's most marketable player has amassed a vast array of commercial deals that put him in a league of his own. The former England captain’s new deal and hugely-marketed underwear deal with high-street fashion label H&M see Golden Balls earning over $250m more than in the previous financial year.

2)  Lionel Messi-

Lionel Messi
Net worth- $110 million
Current club- FC Barcelona
Messi, the World’s best footballer according to current statistics is now sponsored by Konami, AudemarsPiquet, Chery, AirEuropa, PepsiCo and Adidas. A signature clothing range with adidas and a deal to see him become the cover star for EA Sports games.

3)  Cristiano Ronaldo-

cristiano ronaldo
Net worth- $100 million
Current club- Real Madrid
Being officially the most expensive player in the world, the superstar’s deal to keep him in Nike Mercurial football boots is reportedly one of the biggest in sports. The popularity of this guy can be seen by his Twitter, having 4 Million followers and 36 Million on Facebook.  His major sponsors are Nike, Armani, Coca-Cola and Castrol. this extremely hot hunk has the ability to become a brand ambassador of any sports brand and is making money with it too.

4)  Ricardo Kaka-

Ricardo Kaka

Net worth- $80 million
Current club- Real Madrid
The Brazilian midi was featured on the cover of EA Sports FIFA Soccer 11. The FIFA franchise has sold 100 million units of the popular soccer game for Electronic Arts. Kaka’s charm and wholesome image have helped him keep his spot in the top ten, as deals with adidas and EA Sports supplement his Los Blancos paycheque.

5)  Ronaldinho-

Net worth- $65 million
Current club- Flamengo
A name that every football lover cherish, is Ronaldinho. The two-time FIFA World Player of the Year joined Brazilian club Flamengo in January after two seasons with AC Milan. His new deal runs until 2014.

6)  Wayne Rooney-

wayne rooney

Net worth- $52 million
Current club- Manchester United
Coca-Cola and Rooney recently parted ways, ending a deal that had been worth $52 million. Remaining sponsors include Nike and Electronic Arts.

7)  Rio Ferdinand-

rio ferdinand
Net worth- $42 million
Current club- Manchester United
Enforced 8 month sabbatical for taking a poorly timed shopping trip could not put a dent in Rio’s earnings, especially when he can claim a sizeable cut from $42 million worth of transfer fees. England’s most expensive defender has even employed a PR company to expand his interests beyond the game.

8)  Frank Lampard-

Frank Lampard

Net worth- $30 million
Current club- Chelsea
He holds the position of vice-captain for his club side.He is considered to be one of the best English footballers of his time, and is widely regarded to be one of the best midfield players of his generation. He enjoys being the Britain’s highest paid sportsmen but he also has a couple of endorsements that make his total earnings simply huge

9)  Samuel Eto’o-

Samuel Eto-o
Net worth- $23 million
Current club- FC Anzhi Makhachkala
The Cameroon international was one of the first ‘marquee’ signings from ultra-spenders Anzhi Makhachkala, and his deal sees his earnings more than double over this time last year. Samual is ruling the hearts of many of his Fans,he has had won the “African Player of the Year” award four times, and has now added Puma and Ford to his list of sponsors.

10) Zlatan Ibrahimovic-

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Net worth- $28 million
Current club- AC Mila
He was signed by Ajax, and made a name for himself under Ronald Koeman. Years later, he signed with Juventus for $28 million. He gained fame in Serie A, benefiting from his strike partnership with David Trezeguet. In 2006, he signed with league rival Internazionale, where he won individual awards such as the Italian Oscar del Calcio.
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