Who Are the Richest Soccer Players and What is Their Net Worth?

Between a Netflix docuseries and a metaverse game in the works, the celebration of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is just the latest reminder that soccer is the most popular sport in the world with great players earning top-tier salaries.

But who are the wealthiest?


#15. Samuel Eto’o

Net worth: $95 million Salary: $26 million Nationality: Cameroon Date of birth: Mar 10, 1981 (41 years old)

Teams: Real Madrid (Spain), Leganés (Spain), Espanyol (Spain), Mallorca (Spain), Barcelona (Spain), Inter Milan (Italy), Anzhi Makhachkala (Russia), Chelsea (United Kingdom), Everton (United Kingdom), Sampdoria (Italy), Antalyaspor (Turkey), Konyaspor (Turkey), Qatar SC (Qatar)

#14. Raúl González Blanco (tie)

Net worth: $100 million Salary: not available Nationality: Spain Date of birth: 1977 (45 years old) Teams:  Real Madrid (Spain), Schalke 04 (Germany), Al Sadd (Qatar), New York Cosmos (United States)

Raúl González Blanco’s fame is so stratospheric that he’s simply known as Raúl. Football manager Pep Guardiola called him “the most important player in Spanish football history.”

#14. Philipp Lahm (tie)

Net worth: $100 million Salary: $14 million Nationality: Germany Date of birth: 1983 (39 years old) Teams: Bayern Munich (Germany), VfB Stuttgart (Germany)

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