Sports is now considered as the biggest business in the world, sponsors showering billions, owners spending money like its toilet paper and yes the world is mad about it and they don’t hesitate to buy expensive tickets as well, and apart from that billions are being bet on matches every day, which means this time is heaven for you if you are a sportsman. 20 year old players are making millions every month although the story is not the same in every sports. But here we have four richest players in the world.
1. Faiq Bolkiah
Yes, you might have never heard this name before but the 21 year old is the richest player in the world with a net worth of $20 billion which is more than 90% of football club owners. The midfielder is in the reserve side of Leicester City and can afford 50 clubs like Leicester City.
His is on a very small contract with Leicester with him getting only $1, 000 per week but the reason why he is the richest player in the world is his family. He is the son of Jefri Bolkiah who happens to be the Prince of Brunei and he is the nephew of Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah.
He might never make it to the first time but he will definitely buy a club in future.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristinano Ronaldo is the second richest player in the world with a career expanding more than 17 years he has played some phenomenal football for the biggest clubs in the world.
The 5 times Ballon d’Or winner has a net worth of $450 million. His major income comes from the cloth line he runs and his hotel chain, apart from his he makes more than 10$ million every month through his wages.
3. Lionel Messi
Considered as the greatest player ever to play the sports of football, Lionel Messi is third in the list of richest players of the world. Messi has some major deals with Turkish airlines and other brands which are earning him more than $100 million every year, he will replace Ronaldo for the second place in few weeks.
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan has played for almost every big club in the world, he has served football more than everyone on this list. He’s been a phenomenal campaigner and a role model for millions. Zlatan has never been the most expensive player in the world but the reason why his net worth is $190 million is because of his career spanning more than 20 years and with him always getting a very hefty signing in fee because of the impact he has always created.