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Top 20 Richest Football Players – Net Worth & Earnings – UPDATED 2017

LAST UPDATE – October 6th, 2017

16. Franck Ribery Net Worth – €61 Million ($66.5 Million)

Franck Ribery is a French football player who plays for German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. He usually plays as a winger or attacking midfielder.

Ribéry is a three-time winner of the French Player of the Year award and has also won the German Footballer of the Year award. He is an athlete on par with the likes of Ronaldo and Messi. Ribery’s base salary gets him $17 Million A Year along with a $1 Million From Endorsements.

Franck Ribery Net Worth

15. Yaya Toure Net Worth – €62 Million ($67.6 Million)

This talented midfielder and the current African Player of the Year plays for the Ivory Coast national team and Manchester City. He is the on-field heart and soul of the club. He was voted African Footballer of The Year for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

He is one of Africa’s most successful players in Europe of all time and the younger brother of fellow footballer Kolo Touré. On 20 September 2016, he announced his retirement from international football.

Yaya currently makes $14 Million / Year as his base salary, apart from a few low profile endorsements and appearance fees.

Yaya Toure - Richest Football Players

14. Steven Gerrard Net Worth – €64 Million ($70 million)

English football player Steven Gerrard’s honors include three League Cups, two FA Cups, one UEFA Cup, one UEFA Champions League and two UEFA Super Cups.

According to some people, he is the most respected player in all of the English Premier League. He is one of the best midfielders. He retired from international football in the year 2014. Towards the end of his career he was making nearly $17 Million / Year in Salary, Bonus, and Endorsements.

Steven Gerrard Net Worth

13. Gigi Buffon Net Worth – €66 Million ($72 Million)

Italian goalkeeper Gigi Buffon is the captain of Serie A club Juventus and the Italy National Team. He holds the record for most appearances for Italy and is considered to be one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.

He is the most expensive goalkeeper of all time following his ₤32.6 Million Transfer from Parma to Juventus in 2001. Gigi Buffon is also the first goalkeeper ever to win the Golden Foot Award in the year 2016. Gigi currently makes $6 Million / Year from his contract with Juventus.

Gigi Buffon Net Worth

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