3. Lionel Messi (Net Worth in 2020: $400 Million)
The third richest football player in 2020 is Lionel Messi. This Argentinian football lord has an estimated net worth of $400 Million in 2020.
Lionel Messi Short Bio
His full name Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini, born 24 June 1987, he is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has won a record six Ballon d’Or awards and a record six European Golden Shoes. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona.
Where his money come from?
Messi is the highest-paid player in his club, Barcelona, his salary with the club is $32 million in 2020. He also a massive amount of money from his sponsorship deal, Messi has been sponsored by sportswear company Adidas since 2006 and has established himself as their leading brand endorser. Messi also the second famous soccer player after Ronaldo, which makes him also earn a lot of money from his endorsements.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo
The second richest soccer player in 2020 is Cristiano Ronaldo. This world-famous athlete has an estimated net worth of $460 Million in 2020.
Ronaldo Short Bio:
His full name Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, born on 5 February 1985. He is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team. Ronaldo Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he has won five Ballons d’Or and four European Golden Shoes, both of which are records for a European player.
How he built his Fortune?
Cristiano is a world-famous soccer player and extremely talented as well. Most of his money came from his salary. Ronaldo has been playing for several European big football clubs from Manchester United, Real Madrid, and now Juventus. His current salary is $31 million. As football mega star, Ronaldo also make a lot of money from his endorsement and sponsorship deal, he has a lot of sponsorship deal, from the sportswear company like Nike into the television industry like Castrol.
1. Faiq Bolkiah (Net Worth in 2020: $20 Billion)
The richest footballer in 2020 is Faiq Bolkiah. His full name is Faiq Jefri Bolkiah, born on 9 May 1998, he is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Brunei national team. He serves as the captain of the national team. Interestingly, Bolkiah’s net worth didn’t come from his salary as soccer. His salary with his club only $1000 per week. Faiq Bolkiah is a member of the Bolkiah Dynasty, Brunei Royal Family. he is the son of the Prince of Brunei, Jefri Bolkiah.