Top 10 Wealthiest Footballers Of The World in 2013

Top 10 Wealthiest Footballers Of The World in 2013

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Football is one of the world’s most paid and most watched sports. Millions of people watch and play football. Footballers playing in clubs and national teams are paid quite well because of their stunning performance and ability. They earn millions dollars every month and also enjoy many other benefits and luxuries.

Every year magazines publish lists of world most paid and richest footballers. I have decided to write a list of top 10 richest footballers in 2013. These footballer players are world wealthiest athletes and have high net worth.

Top 10 wealthiest footballers of the world in 2013 are:-


10. Ricardo Kaká

Ricardo Kaká

Kaká is a Brazilian footballer and plays as attacking midfielder for Real Madrid and Brazilian national team. Kaka played for Milan and then, in 2009, he joined Real Madrid. He was third most expensive footballer with his transfer fee of 87.5 million. Kaka is among of the best footballers ever. He won the Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2007.

Net Worth: $90 Million

2011 Earning: $25.9 Million

2012 Earning: $20.8 Million

9. Philipp Lahm

Philipp Lahm

Phillip plays as a defender for Germany national team and FC Bayern Munich. He is famous for his dribbling and tackling abilities.

Net Worth: $100 Million (estimated)

2011 Earning: $18.8 Million

2012 Earning: $22.4 Million

8. Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres is a Spanish player who plays for Chelsea and the Spain national team. He is considered one of the best striker in the world. In 2011, Fernando became the most expensive Spanish player in history($78.4M) after his transfer to Chelsea.

Net Worth: $40 Million

2011 Earning: $19 Million

2012 Earning: $22.4 Million

7. Yaya Touré

Yaya Touré

Yaya Touré is vise-captain of Manchester United club. He plays as a midfielder for the Côte d’Ivoire national team. He was voted African Footballer of the 2011 and 2012.

Net Worth: $20 Million

2011 Earning: $18.5 Million

2012 Earning: $22.6 Million

6. Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero is an Argentine footballer. He plays as a striker in Manchester United club and national football team of Argentina. He had won the award of Etihad Player of The Year 2011-12.

Net Worth: $60 Million

2011 Earning: $23.7 Million

2012 Earning: $25.2 Million

5. Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney - Top 10 Richest footballers

Wayne Rooney is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester United and England national team. Rooney is one of the best striker in England. He won England Player of The Year award in 2008 and 2009. He has scored some the best goals and has won the Goal of The Season award three times, and Best Goal award one time in 2011.

Net Worth: $50 Million

2011 Earning: $27.8 Million

2012 Earning: $27.6 Million

4. Samuel Eto’o

 Samuel Eto’o

Eto’o plays as a forward for Anzhi Makhachkala club and  Cameroon national football team. According to Wikipedia, Eto’o is believed to be  the highest earning footballer in the world with £550,000 per week. He won African Player of the Year award four times and ranked third in 2005 FIFA World Player of the Year.

Net Worth: $55 Million

2011 Earning: $17.4 Million

2012 Earning: $31 Million

3. Cristiano Ronaldo

 Cristiano Ronaldo - Top 10 wealthiest footballers in the world in 2013

Cristiano Ronaldo is captain of Portuguese national team and he plays as a forward for Real Madrid. The list of awards and honors received by Cristiano is really long. He is Portuguese Player of The Year 2012 and Player of The Year 2012. He is the world’s most expensive footballer in history with his transfer worth $131.6 million. CR7 is world’s third wealthiest footballer in 2013.

Net Worth: $160 Million

2011 Earning: $37 Million

2012 Earning: $40 Million

2. David Beckham

 David Beckham - second Richest Footballer

David Beckham is English player who had played in different club and currently is playing for Paris Saint-Germain FC. David Beckham was the world’s most paid footballer in 2004. He is certainly one the best footballer and athlete in world.

Net Worth: $180 Million

2011 Earning: $26 Million

2012 Earning: $42 Million

1. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi - World's Richest Footballer

Lionel Messi is Argentine footballer and plays for FC Barcelona and Argentina. He is one of world’s best footballer and had won many titles including FIFA World Player of The Year 2009. Messi is one of the world’s most influential people. His net wealth is $110 million.

Net Worth: $110 Million

2011 Earning: $42 Million

2012 Earning: $44 Million



  1. cr7 awsome messi outstanding what a talent little to chose between them , but messi he sure does get kicked loads gets up strait away .i dont no how he does it cr7 can make a meal of things but i love him to bits for it can you imagine the both of them in the same team totally unstopable but how awsome a delight to whatch nothing at all between them they both really have a gods gift can see cr7 going back to manu next year with the special one leaving, man u will get him back i reckon he has matured loadsa since ariving at real his record speaks for itself both fantastic players ive ever had the pleasure of whatching play cr7 goes around them little messi goes though them you truely have to whatch again and again to see how this little wonder does it

  2. When its comes to highest paid player annually Leo is nowhere to it so CR7 shoud top the list, i expert barcelona to make Leo highest paid player ever in world football history because he play well n make them to win trophies then his country.

  3. Man this isn’t true. David Beckham is world’s richest, highest paid and best footballer. Messi and Cristiano are good but they can never defeat Beckham. He is legendary.

  4. nice post man. I thought Cristiano would be richest footballer but Messi is on top. Cristiano is best and my favourite. He should be on top.

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