With an estimated net worth of approximately $600 million, Lionel Messi has formed lucrative partnerships with Adidas and Pepsi. Additionally, he has consistently been one of the highest-earning football players worldwide. Recently, the Argentina national team captain moved to join Inter Miami, a team in the US Major League Soccer.
According to Sportskeeda, Cristiano Ronaldo, the former star of Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus, is believed to have a net worth of approximately $500 million. Ronaldo accumulated a substantial fortune during his highly successful football career.
The Portuguese prodigy has been a prominent ambassador for several renowned brands, including Nike, Tag Heuer, and Clear. Moreover, he has invested in diverse business ventures, such as hotels and a clothing line.
David Beckham, a former English midfielder, has a net worth estimated at $450 million. Known as one of the most recognizable figures in global football, Beckham has lucrative endorsement deals with renowned brands such as H&M, Tudor, Haig Whisky, Armani, and Breitling.
He holds a co-ownership position in the Major League Soccer team Inter Miami.
Dave Whelan, a prosperous British entrepreneur, boasts a net worth of $210 million. He amassed his wealth through his business endeavours, following a decade-long professional football career representing Blackburn Rovers and Crewe Alexandra.
The ex-Barcelona star has accumulated a wealth of $200 million. He has partnered with renowned brands such as Puma, Qatar Airways, Epic Games, Red Bull, and Triller, to name a few, for endorsement deals.
The Swedish footballer has a total fortune of $190 million. Ibrahimovic, who recently retired from professional football, had an illustrious career playing for various prestigious European clubs.
Throughout his career, he consistently ranked among the highest-paid players in the sport and collaborated with well-known brands such as Nike, Volvo, H&M, and more.
The PSG striker possesses a total wealth of $180 million. Mbappe is said to be among the top earners in club football, with endorsements from renowned brands like Nike, Oakley, and Hublot, among others.