As we all know the football is considered the most popular sport in the whole world , over three billion fans of footballs spread around the globe , which makes it highly commercialized as many large and widely known company choose footballers to commercial their products , thus there is a huge deal of money involved in football, and because there are better footballers than others , some are more chooses to advertise brands than others which make some richer than others , in the following we will present to you a list of the Top Ten Richest Footballers In 2014 .
10- Kaka .
His full name is Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, He is one of the most famous , handsome and reliable footballer , His total earning is 19.3 million dollars for 2014 , he is a Brazilian midfielder who plays for the Italian club Milan .
9- Zlatan Ibrahimovic .
Ibrahimovic is a famous striker who plays for the league 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and. The Swedish national team of which he is the captain for , Zalatan Ibrahimovice earnings for 2014 are estimated to be 19,7 million dollars ,Hence he comes as the 9th of the list .
8- Fernando Torres.
Torres is a Spanish talented footballer and widely known , He plays for Chelsea and he gain around 20 million dollars annually which make him the 8th richest footballer for 2014.
7- Neymar .
Neymar Jr is a Brazilian football stat that plays now for FC Barcelona as a winger or midfielder , Neymar got transfered to FC Barcelona for 57 million euro which is one of the most expensive transfered in the history of football , Naymar’s annual earning are estimated to be around 20,5 million dollars which gives him the 7th spot on the list .
6- Yaya Toure .
Yaya Toure is a midfielder in the Ivory Coast national team and the English club Manchester City , with 20,7 million dollars annual income Yaya Toure comes as the 6th richest footballer in the world for 2014 .
5- Didier Drogba .
Didier Drogba is an important member in the Galatasaray club as a forward , his annual income is 20,8 million dollars including 5 million dollars for commercial deals which make him the 5th richest player in the world for 2014 .
4- Sergio Aguero .
Sergio Aguero plays for the Argentina national team and Manchester as a striker comes in the 4th spot of the Top Ten Richest Footballers In 2014 , as his total annual earnings are estimated to be 20,9 million dollars .
3- Wayne Rooney .
Wayne Rooney is considered as one of the best strikers in the history of football , Rooney make an annual earnings of 21.1 million dollars which make him the 3rd richest footballer in the world for 2014 .
2- Lionel Messi .
Lionel Messi is famous internationally as the world’s best footballer , He make an annual earnings of 41,3 million dollars which include 21 million dollars via commercial endorsements which make him the second richest footballer for 2014 .
1- Cristiano Ronaldo .
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most popular athlete in the world , he makes an estimated annual earnings of 44 million dollars 21 million dollars of that he receive by commercial endorsements .