The most played game of the world, Football is undoubtedly the most popular game of the earth too. The most prestigious FIFA World Cup is also the most watched sports event in the world. The club games throughout the world also create the highly popular matches. The Footballers are highly paid by the national team and their respective clubs. They also get lucrative endorsement. Here are the Top 10 Richest Footballers in 2015.
10. Thierry Henry
The former French Striker has the net worth of £ 47 million as of date. He has recently inked a deal with the American Soccer Club, New York Red Bulls for yearly £ 2.6 million. He has line of endorsements like Puma, Red Bull, EA Sports, Gillette, Renault and Pepsi.
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9. Gianluigi Buffon
The stylish Goalkeeper of Italy is the 9th on the list. He also plays for Juventus FC. His net worth is around £52 million. He has inked the deal with his club for £3.7 million salary. He endorses brands like Puma, Pepsi and Fiat.
8. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The Swedish Striker has net worth of £57 million. He plays for the Paris Saint Germain FC alongside the national team. He was hired for $12.4 million yearly salary by the club. He endorses brands like Bonnier, Volvo and Nike.
The Brazilian Mid Fielder is on 7th in the list. He plays for Atletico Minerio in the Brazilian League. He is paid £2.2 million yearly salary. He has series of endorsements like Pepsi, Nike, Gatorade, Coca Cola, EA Sports and others.
6. Neymar Jr
Termed as the future of Brazil, Neymar Jr, winger of Brazil National Team is on the 6th in the list. He plays for Spanish Club Barcelona FC and gets £7.2 million yearly salary. His net worth is around £66 million.