Wealthiest Footballers in the World 2011 part 1

Forbes magazine recently published its list of the world’s Highest-Paid Football Players in the world. Here are the results!

Football is known as ‘The Beautiful Game’, and in recent decades it has also been known to result in a ‘Beautiful Bank Balance’ for its many stars! In fact, top earning football stars rank as some of the top earning people in the world as well as outshining many other celebrities.

A Footballer’s Salary Is Like Winning The Lotto

With some of these footballer’s earnings for the last year, it would be like winning a major lottery every year that they are playing! Imagine that? Well, not everyone can play top-level football but at least everyone can play the lottery.

Below we have part 1 of our list of the wealthiest footballers in the world 2011. The income figures for the year include their player salaries, bonuses and endorsement deals earned from May 2010 to May 2011.

No. 10 Samuel Eto’o

Total worth: $40 million
Earnings for year: $15 million
Football Club: FC Anzhi Makhachkala
Country: Cameroon
Sponsors include: Puma & Ford

Wealthiest Footballers

No. 9 Frank Lampard

Total worth: $43 million
Earnings for year: $17 million
Football Club: Chelsea
Country: England
Sponsors include: Pepsi

Wealthy Footballers

No. 8 Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Total worth: $60 million
Earnings for year: $17 million
Football Club: AC Milan
Country: Sweden
Sponsors Include: Nike

Worlds wealthiest footballers

No. 7 Wayne Rooney

Total worth: $59 million
Earnings for year: $20 million
Football Club: Manchester United
Country: England
Sponsors Include: Nike & EA (Electronic Arts Computer Games)

Richest Footballers

No. 6 Thierry Henry

Total worth: $60 million
Earnings for year: $21 million
Football Club: New York Red Bulls
Country: France
Sponsors include: Gillette

Richest Footballers in the World

Half Time Break

We have reached the end of our “Wealthiest Footballers In The World 2011” Lottery News item. Be sure to catch part 2 next week. And make sure you don’t miss out on any of the big lotto jackpots happening at playhugelottos.com in the meantime!

If you have any thoughts on the above list (or predictions for part 2) please leave us a comment.

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Posted by Ildefonso (22/11/2011)

David Beckham,Messi and Christiano Ronaldo the top three I guess??

Posted by Sunday (23/11/2011)

The good thing is they are all doing great and i pray God Bless us all too... All the best people...

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