List of 10 Richest Football / Soccer Players in the World

List of 10 Richest Football / Soccer Players in the World - Here's a list of 10 richest footballers Forbes:

10. Steven Gerrard : € 10.5 m

Steven George Gerrard (born in Whiston, England, May 30, 1980, age 29 years) is an English football player. Men 188 cm body is playing at Liverpool FC since 1997 (although the new professional debut occurred on November 19, 1998) as a substitute for Vegard Heggem in the second half when Liverpool played against Blackburn Rovers.

Although he plays as a midfielder at the club football is, in fact he can play in any position as striker, midfielder or defender. You could say it plays all-round players except goalkeeper soccer legend seems like Northern Ireland and Manchester United that is George Best.

In this club nicknamed The Reds, Gerrard wore number 8 as well as holding back the armband. Together with Xabi Alonso, Jamie Carragher, Sami Hyypia and he has donated several titles for the club from the port city. He is also highly respected by the fans club based in Anfield stadium, team-mates at the club and England and English society as a whole. In 2006 he was selected as the best player in England by English professional footballer Association (PFA).

In the English national football team he debuted in 2000 and to date has featured as many as 67 times and scored 13 goals.

Gerrard was familiarly called by dialing Stevie G.

Steven Gerrard have two daughters named Lily Ella and Lexie. He also had married a woman named Alex Curran in the summer of 2007.

Early career
Gerrard started out playing for local team Whiston Juniors. He's got a talent scout perrhatian from Liverpool and joined the Reds when he was 9 tahun.Dia only playing a few games, because of the slow progress made hana he played in 20 games between the ages of 14 and 16. At age 14, Gerrard had the opportunity to compete with several clubs, including Manchester United. In his autobiography, he says "to pressure Liverpool into giving me YTS contract." During which time he had had an accident caused by rusty garden fork that could cause him to lose his toes. Gerrard signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 5 November 1997.

Team Liverpool
1998-1999: First Season

Gerrard made his debut with Liverpool first team on 29 November 1998 in the second-half substitute for Vegard Heggem when confronted with Blackburn Rovers, his first appearance as a starter and place in the UEFA Cup against Celta Vigo. In lieu of the injured Jamie Redknapp, Gerrard played in 13 games for Liverpool in the season.

1999-2000: First Team

In the 1999-2000 season the manager Gérard Houllier start with Gerrard partnering Jamie Redknapp in central midfield. After becoming a starter in six games, Gerrard was relegated to the bench for the local derby against Everton.Gerrard replaced Robbie Fowler on 66 minutes but then released after receiving the first red card of his career for a foul on Everton's Kevin Campbell in the 90th minute. In that season, Gerrard scored his first goal for the senior team a 4-1 victory over Sheffield Wednesday.

Spine often have problems. At that time, many journalists preach the rumors, so fans have suspected that they would never see Gerrard completed the competition. However, manager Gerard Houllier took a practical approach and sought specialist help the problem.list. After treatment he and Liverpool FC ensure that these problems would not recur. But then Gerrard suffered from groin problems, and needed four operations to solve problems. Then he went to a French specialist to fix the problem with the injury, which caused the growth is too fast and too often played ball as a child.

2000-01: The "treble" season

Brought 2000-01 Gerrard his first trophy successes: he put his injury problems behind him and made 50 first team Appearances, scoring 10 goals, as Liverpool won the League Cup and FA Cup. On March 31, 2000 Gerrard scored a goal from 25 yards the which was the first in a 2-0 victory over Manchester United at Anfield. This was voted by fans as Liverpool's best ever Premier League goal. In the UEFA Cup final against Alaves, Gerrard scored his first major final goal as Liverpool won 5-4. At the end of the season Gerrard was named PFA Young Player of the Year.

2001-02: Growing influence

In the season 'treble' in 2001, Gerrard rose to an influential player on the team Liverpool where he became more mature and with injury problems and diminishing returns. He became an important part when Liverpool played in the 2001-2002 season where the final klansemen, Liverpool was ranked second by winning the highest value in the last decade. During that season, Houllier suffered serious health problems that required him to undergo heart surgery. At Liverpool predicted to return football fluttering in the UK, but after the pain Houllier, Liverpool's decline. Appearances team back up after Gerrard and Michael Owen was the star that became the inspiration for the victory.


* Runners-up 2006-07 Champions League
* 2005-06 FA Cup
* 2004-05 Champions League Winner
* 2002-03 League Cup Winner
* 2001-02 European Super Cup
* 2001-02 Charity Shield
* 2000-01 UEFA Cup
* 2000-01 FA Cup
* 2000-01 League Cup

9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic : € 11 m

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (born October 3, 1981 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden) is a Swedish football player who strengthens Inter Milan in Serie A since August 2006. His position is striker. He bloody Bosnia and Croatia as well as plays the body 192 cm. He has strengthened the Swedish national team at the World Cup in 2002 and 2006 and Euro 2004.


* Malmö FF (1999-2001)
* Ajax Amsterdam (2001-2004)
* Juventus (2004-2006)
* Inter Milan (2006-2009)
* F.C Barcelona (2009 -)

8. John Terry : € 11 m

John George Terry was born in Barking, East London, England on December 8, 1980, 188 cm man's body plays a central defender who plays as a strong and hard-tackles in the Premier League football club Chelsea FC. At the club he holds the team's captaincy.

Together with Frank Lampard and Petr Cech he led Chelsea FC won the Premier League in 2005 after the club last won 50 years ago, precisely in 1955 and the Premier League champions in 2006 and also the League Cup in 2005.

Personal life
Terry currently lives in Oxshott, Surrey with his fiancee, Toni Poole. They are expecting the birth of their twins in June. His brother, Paul is also a professional soccer player, but he played at a lower level. He currently plays for Yeovil Town.

7. Frank Lampard : € 12 m

Frank Lampard Jr. Muryono., (Born in Romford, England, June 20, 1978, age 31 years) is an English footballer who plays at Chelsea after joining West Ham United and Swansea City. Lampard is an attacking midfielder who is known for his kick away the harsh and skills to produce a goal from the middle of the field. Lampard was born in Romford, Havering, England. He is the son of Frank Lampard Sr.. and former England footballer and never won the FA Cup twice during joining West Ham United. Family genealogy is also connected with the family of famous soccer players, namely, family Redknapp.

As a senior player in England, Lampard is known as one of the best footballers in the UK in the last three years. He has won the Premier League twice (with Chelsea seasons 2004-2005 and 2005-2006), twice winning the League Cup (with Chelsea in 2005 and 2007), once won the FA Community Shield (with Chelsea in 2005), once won the Cup UEFA Intertoto (with West Ham United in 1999), and once won the FA Cup (with Chelsea in 2007).

In November 2005, he became the second winner of awards in the European footballer of 2005 after the Brazilian midfielder, Ronaldinho. A month later he again was ranked second, again under Ronaldinho, the FIFA World Player awards in 2005. He also was awarded FWA footballer of 2005.

Career Club
West Ham United

Lampard joined West Ham United, where his father worked as an assistant coach, in July 1994 as part of the young players. He has signed a contract as a football player is officially on July 1, 1995.

In October 1995, he leased to the second division, Swansea City. His league debut with Swansea City on October 7, 1995 in a match against Bradford City finished well, then Swansea won 2-0. He appeared to defend Swansea league nine times, two times the seizure of the cup competition matches, and scored once. His first appearance in professional football was against Brighton and Hove Albion before returning to West Ham in January 1996.

Lampard's debut with West Ham United is on January 31, 1996 during match against Coventry City FC, but he did not put in the team's regular season. A year later, he suffered a fracture right leg injury in a match against Aston Villa on March 15, 1997 which make it a must to rest a while.

Lampard's first goal for West Ham United are printed on the 1997-1998 season on the away match against Barnsley. 1998-1999 season is one of the best seasons for Lampard. He put in a regular team West Ham and played throughout the season until the team that defended ranks ninth at the time.

The ability of Lampard as a footballer can be equated with his team mate at the time, such as Joe Cole, Michael Carrick and Rio Ferdinand. However, after Ferdinand which is actually a good friend of Lampard's was sold to Leeds United in the 2000-2001 season, let alone also coupled with the decline of his father and uncle from West Ham, then Lampard was also finally decided to leave West Ham. Lampard chose to remain in London to join Chelsea, declined the offer proposed by Aston Villa and Leeds United.

2001-2002, 2002-2003

Lampard joined Chelsea on May 15, 2001 with a contract value of £ 11 million, one of the first contract was made by Claudio Ranieri, Chelsea manager at the time. Lampard at Stamford Bridge appearance tend to be slow, but it is often surprising. Currently undergoing third season with Chelsea, along with the arrival of Roman Abramovich, he succeeded in making himself as one of the best midfielders in Europe.
Frank Lampard celebrate after scoring a goal. Photo left when defending England and right now for Chelsea.

Lampard's debut for Chelsea is the pre-season game against Leyton Orient on July 26, 2001 and scored his first goal in pre-season match against Northampton Town others, which was won by Chelsea to score a landslide 7-1, on August 1, 2001. His debut in the Premier League is on August 19, 2001 when Chelsea's draw against Newcastle United 1-1. In his first season to join Chelsea, he just did not join the competition and scored seven goals in all competitions.

In the 2002-2003 season with Chelsea, Lampard full play in all matches. He scored eight goals in all competitions until Chelsea managed to occupy the fourth position in the Premier League. Lampard finally have the chance to play in the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the history of his career.


Lampard started the 2003-2004 season with an impressive, he was elected as the Barclays Player of the Month in September 2003 and the PFA Fans Player Options month later. Chelsea reached the Champions League semi-finals before being defeated by AS Monaco, where Lampard scored four goals in fourteen matches. Chelsea also had ranked second in the Premier League that season under the Arsenal, the best performance since 1955.


2004-2005 season is the most successful season in the history of Chelsea, and Lampard play a part in it. He played in all matches in the Premier League and scored 13 goals (from 19 goals successfully printed during that season). He played unbelievable as a midfielder with the help Chelsea won the Premier League returned after fasting for half a century by a margin of 12 points from second place. As for the other four goals he managed to print in the Champions League, the rest he printed in the League Cup. He ended the season with a hit, with award-winning footballer FWA 2005.


Lampard played better with 16 goals scored in Premier League 2005-2006 season, two goals in five Champions League matches, and two others in the struggle for domestic cup matches. Total he scored 20 goals in that season. Increasingly impressive accomplishments, and in October 2005 after diving in a Premier League match against Blackburn Rovers at Stamford Bridge, manager José Mouryono awarded him as "the best player in the world".

In September 2005, Lampard was elected to the FIFPro World XI. The team was selected according to a poll of the professional footballer in 40 countries. In the winter of 2005, he was elected as the second winner of two awards, both under Ronaldinho, respectively in the awards European footballer of the Year and the FIFA World Player awards in 2005.


Lampard has scored 89 goals for Chelsea until March 31, 2007, making him the top scorer in the club and included in the top 10 overall. He also became the most prolific midfielder in Chelsea's history to score a goal after successfully surpassed the record ever made by Dennis Wise, that is 76 goals, on 17 December 2006. He scored his first hat-trick for Chelsea in the FA Cup three against Macclesfield Town on January 6, 2007.

In an interview conducted after successfully winning the FA Cup, Lampard says he will not 'last forever' at Chelsea. Since then, he began rumored to be joining Juventus, where his old coach, Claudio Ranieri. He is also rumored to have been bought by Real Madrid for 25 million pounds. The rumors grew stronger as Lampard's agent said that Lampard has not signed a memorandum of a contract extension with Chelsea.


Lampard scored four goals in the match-game Premier League start this season. It made him the top scorer for a while in this tournament. His devotion to England he was embodied by scoring in the match against Germany at Wembley Stadium in early August 2007.

International Career

In the early days of his career, Lampard has been overseen by Peter Taylor, coach of England Under-21 at the time, and eventually appointed him as part of a team. U-21 debut Lampard was on November 13, 1997, in a match against Greece. He captained England Under-21 national team in Europe's Champions U-21 2000. His last appearance Caps U-21 was in June 2000 in an away match against Slovakia. Lampard scored nine goals in joining the U-21 team that is only surpassed by Alan Shearer and Francis Jeffers (both scoring 13 goals).

Lampard's first appearance to defend England's senior team is on October 10, 1999 against Belgium in Sunderland in a friendly match. He played for 76 minutes in a match which England won with a score of 2-1. He was replaced by team-mate Dennis Wise. Unfortunately, he was not selected in the squad list of 23 players who defended the British in the arena of Euro 2000, nor in the 2002 World Cup finals in South Korea and Japan. Lampard scored his first goal for England on 20 August 2003 in a friendly match against Croatia which England won with a score of 3-1.

He was included in the squad who parachuted in Euro 2004 in Portugal. England reached the quarter-finals, also thanks to the work done Lampard. He scored three goals in four games. With the retirement of Paul Scholes from the world of international soccer persepak, Lampard finally put in a squad formed by Sven-Göran Eriksson, scored five goals as defending the British in the 2006 World Cup qualifying, and wear jerseys numbered 8 was previously worn by Scholes.

At the 2006 World Cup, Lampard's game is considered less than satisfactory so many widely criticized by the British media. He fired a 24 shot on goal in the tournament, 10 of them off, and no one else managed to break down the wicket. England coach Sven-Göran Eriksson, defending it by saying, "He worked tirelessly for our victory. Kick more accurately than any player in this competition, it's certainly unusual for us. I do not want to criticize it, whatever it is. "

Lampard full play in five matches to defend Britain in the 2006 World Cup. He is one of three England players other than Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher (both from Liverpool FC), a penalty they are successfully ignored by Portugal goalkeeper Ricardo Pereira, during the penalty shootout against Portugal in the World Cup quarterfinals on July 1, 2006.
Front cover of Frank Lampard's autobiography, entitled Totally Frank.

Lampard came from a legendary football player. Apart from his father, uncle named Harry Redknapp is also one of the former West Ham United. Now he trains one of the clubs included in the Premier League, that is Portsmouth. His mother named Pat who had just died of pneumonia.

Lampard's cousin, Jamie Redknapp, who played defense of Southampton FC, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool FC and AFC Bournemouth before finally retiring in 2005 due to frequent injuries.

Lampard fell in love with a Spanish model named Elen Rives who has given her a baby girl named Luna Coco Patricia Lampard was born on August 22, 2005. He also studied Spanish, which led to rumors that he would move to La Liga until he denied it and argued that it was done just for the sake of the family because his wife was a Spaniard. In addition, she also wants her daughter one day be able to master two languages.

In July 2006, the newspaper The Sun published his autobiography entitled . Totally Frank series. The book was peeling secret personal life and his reaction when his appearance in the 2006 World Cup was heavily criticized by the media.

Lampard has two cars, the Aston Martin DB9 and Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. He also has two dogs, both French mastiff type, named Daphne and Rocco.


* UEFA Intertoto Cup (1998)
* FA Cup (2007)
* FA Community Shield (2005)
* League Cup (2005, 2007)
* Premier League (2004-2005, 2005-2006)


* Ranked second in FIFA World Player of 2005 (2005)
FWA footballer * 2005 (2005)
* Ranked second in the European footballer of the Year (2005)
* FIFPro World XI Team (2005)

6. Lionel Messi : € 14 m
Lionel Andrés Messi (born in Rosario, June 24, 1987, age 22 years) is an Argentine football player. His position is striker. Currently he strengthened Barcelona FC in La Liga (Spanish League). Ability often makes it dubbed "the new Diego Maradona".

At first the player plays the agency acted in 169 cm Grandoli club, club care Jorge Messi, who is none other than his father Messi. Then he switched to Newell's Old Boys. But this club could not afford the cost of hormone therapy that reaches 500,000 pounds per month. Fortunately, great potential of Barcelona immediately arrested Leo Messi and offered to move to Spain to join the Catalan club this fund plus the entire cost of therapy.

"I only took less than 10 minutes to believe that he is a future star." Said the coach of Barcelona B at the time, Carles Rexach. "Throughout my career for 40 years, I never saw a player who is really talented. someone with minimal knowledge of football will be aware of messi great ability. "

His talent attracted the attention of the world while acting with the Argentina national football team at the World Youth Cup and Barcelona in 2005. In 2006 he helped Barcelona before the injury in the quarterfinals of resistance against Chelsea in the Champions League. Messi, who has a rather small body who is very agile on the field and often open up space for his colleagues who pursue goals.

5. Thierry Henry : € 16 m
Thierry Daniel Henry, born August 17, 1977, age 32 years) is a football player from France. Henry is known for his speed and his ability to score, and plays as a striker French national team and Barcelona FC.

Henry was born and raised in Paris and since a very young show potential capabilities. He was spotted by AS Monaco in 1990 and then instantly join in, make his professional debut in 1994. In 1998 Henry was called to join the French national team, then he moved to Italian club Juventus. In 1999 Henry joined Arsenal club United Kingdom at a price of 10.5 million pounds sterling.

At Arsenal Henry became famous as a world-class players. Despite initially having trouble Arsenal in the Premier League, Henry still could emerge as top scorer almost every season. Under the mentor and coach, Arsène Wenger, Henry became a very famous striker and top scorer in Arsenal, with 226 goals. With the Gunners, Henry won the Premier League twice and three FA Cups, twice nominated for FIFA World Player, two-time PFA Players 'Player of the Year and three times the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year. Henry spent his last two seasons with Arsenal as captain, leading his club to the UEFA Champions League final. In June 2007, after eight years at Arsenal, Henry moved to Barcelona for a fee sebesan £ 16.1 million.

Henry also had similar success in the French national team, winning the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000. In October 2007, Henry surpassed Michel Platini's top scorer with France. Outside the field, backed by his personal experience, Henry is active as a spokesman for the anti-racism in football. His success made Henry became one of the best selling football player; Henry frequently appeared in advertisements for Nike, Reebok, Renault and Gillette.


Henry is a descendant of the Antilles; his father, Antoine, from Guadeloupe (the island of La Desirade), and his mother, Maryse, from Martinique. Henry was born and grew up in a tough environment in Les Ulis district of Paris, which turned out to have a good football facility. Since the age of six years Henry has shown excellent potential, making it become a member of the local club CO Les Ulis by Claude Chezelle. His father was the one who encouraged Henry to follow the exercises, although Henry is not so little interested in football. Five years later, Henry played in his first game for the club. Henry then joined U.S. Palaiseau in 1989, but after one year, his dispute with the club, making club pundah keke Viry-Châtillon.The coach in U.S. Palaiseau, Jean-Marie Panza, followed Henry to his new club, and later became his mentor .

Career clubs
AS Monaco (1992-1998) and Juventus (1999)

In 1990, AS Monaco sent scout Arnold Catalano to watch Henry play. Henry scored six goals and his team won 6-0. Catalano directly asked Henry to join Monaco without going through the testing period. Catalano arranged for Henry to follow courses at the elite Clairefontaine academy, and although reluctant to accept Henry's leadership academy for poor school achievement, Henry allowed to finish the course, and then joined Arsène Wenger's AS Monaco as a youth player. In the end, Henry signed professional contract with AS Monaco and made his debut in 1994. Wenger put Henry on the left wing because he believed that speed, ball control and skill would be more effective against Henry wing defender than a central defender. In his first season with Monaco, Henry scored three goals in 18 appearances.

Wenger continued his search for the best position to Henry, and considering that Henry should be playing as a striker, but Wenger still ragu.Di under the direction of his manager, Henry managed to get France Best Young Player award in 1996, and in seasons 1996-97, consistent performance to help club win the League 1.Pada 1997-98 season, Henry was instrumental in bringing his club into the UEFA Champions League semi-final, and simultaneously create a new record for the French player by scoring seven goals in the championship; its third season, Henry was first played for the French national team, and become part of the team that won the World Cup 1998.Henry continue to play well in Monaco, in five seasons with French club, Henry scored 20 league goals in 105 appearances.

Henry left Monaco in January 1999, one year before a friend and teammate David Trezeguet, and moved to Italian Serie A club Juventus for £ 10.5 million. Henry played as a winger, but he was ineffective against the Serie A defensive discipline in this position, and he only scored three goals in 16 appearances.

Arsenal (1999-2007)
Henry became Captain after the movement of Patrick Vieira to Juventus in 2005.

In August 1999, Henry moved from Juventus to Arsenal, with £ 10.5 million transfer fee, and rejoined his former manager, Arsène Wenger. At Arsenal Henry would later develop into one of the world's best soccer players, and though the transfer is not far from controversy, Wenger believes that Henry deserves to be bought with the price paid. Henry signed to replace fellow French striker, Nicolas Anelka, and Henry instantly became the attackers were trained by Wenger, a move that will bring many blessings. However, Henry could doubt his ability in football in England is fast and rough, when he failed to score in eight games. After difficult few months in England, Henry admitted that even he had to "re-taught about the art of being the attacker".] Doubt it ends with the success of Henry scored 26 goals in the 1999-2000 English league season. Arsenal ended the season in second place, behind Manchester United, and lost against the Turkish club Galatasaray in the UEFA Cup final of 2000.

After the success of winning Euro 2000 with France, Henry entered the 2000-01 Premier League season with a more steady. Although it scored fewer goals and assists than the previous season, Henry's second season at Arsenal has a very good, and he became the top scorer. With one of the best offensive unit in the league, Arsenal can compete with Manchester United to fight top level league. But Henry remained frustrated because he still has not managed to bring Arsenal to win the league, and repeatedly expressed his desire to make Arsenal as a club great.

Success finally came in the 2001-02 season. Arsenal won the league by seven points over runner-up Liverpool, as well as winning the FA Cup by beating Chelsea 2-0.  Henry became the top scorer with 32 goals, and led Arsenal for the first time got a double and his first trophy for the club. [Many hope Henry will repeat this success with France in the 2002 World Cup, but surprisingly the French did not qualify in the group stage.

2002-03 season to once again become a productive season for Henry, scoring 42 and gave 23 assists, including the extraordinary for an attacker. Thus, Henry returned to lead Arsenal to win the FA Cup.  season This, Henry compete with Manchester United's Ruud van Nistelrooy in the number of goals, and eventually Henry defeated by one goal difference. However, Henry still managed to get the award PFA Players 'Player of the Year and Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year. Henry also finally getting the recognition that he is one of the world's best players, by getting the FIFA Player of the Year award in 2003.

4. Ronaldinho : € 17.5 m

Ronaldinho (real name: Ronaldo Assis de Moreira, born in Porto Alegre, March 21, 1980, age 30 years) is a Brazilian football player who since July 2008 to defend the team AC Milan. Height around 180 cm. She earned the world's best player version Fédération Internationale de Football Association in 2004 and 2005.

He is a player with the highest income surpassed David Beckham from LA Galaxy.

3. Ricardo Kaka : € 17.5 m
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite (born in Brasília, 22 April 1982, age 27 years), better known as Kaká, is a Brazilian football player who now defends Real Madrid club (joined in 2009; prior to the 2003-2009 in AC Milan). Kaká is generally played in the position of attacking midfielder or attacker. He is known to have very good dribbling and accurate passes. Her height was 186 cm.

Kaká married Caroline Celico on December 23, 2005 at a church in São Paulo, Brazil.


Kaká was born in Brasília, Brazil on April 22, 1982, he was a son of the couple Simone Cristina dos Santos Leite and Bosco Izecson Pereira Leite. Kaká has a younger brother, Rodrigo, who is known as Digão, who followed his lead playing football in Italy.

Nickname Kaká, taken from the original language, Portuguese, spoken like a spell, with an emphasis on the second syllable is marked with accents. It is usually used to abbreviate the name of "Ricardo" in Brazil, however, Kaká get his nickname from his younger brother, Rodrigo, who could not pronounce the word "Ricardo" when they were little. Rodrigo called his older brother "Caca" which later changed to Kaká.
In September 2000, at the age of 18, Kaká suffered a threat to his career and the possibility of vertebral fractures that cause paralysis as a result of a swimming pool accident. The worst did not happen and Kaká fully recovered from the incident. He thanked God for his recovery and since then he donated his earnings to his church. for that every time he scored his hand always in the upward march, marked sense accepted the love of God.

Career clubs

Kaká signed a contract with São Paulo at the age of 15 years and led the junior team on winning the 'Copa de Juvenil'. She made her debut at São Paulo FC in 2001 when at age 18. In the first season, he collected 12 goals in 27 matches and 10 goals in 22 games the following season. At age 17, when he was still in junior team, Sao Paulo intends to sell Kaká to the first division league team from Turkey, Gaziantepspor. The transaction does not occur, because the manager Gaziantepspor, Nurullah Sağlam, and board the team refused to pay $ 1.5m for youth 17 years of it. After joining the senior team of São Paulo FC, Kaká appearance attracted the attention of European clubs.

He joined AC Milan for a fee of U.S. $ 8.5 m, the amount considered small by club owner Silvio Berlusconi. Within a month, he has entered into the first team and since that moment he became a starter. His debut in Serie A is when the visit against AC Milan Ancona, 2-0 win. He produced 10 goals in 30 games that season, winning the Serie A and Italian Super Cup.

Kaká is a core part of the five midfielders in the 2004-2005 season, usually playing in the shadow striker position behind striker Andriy Shevchenko. He collected seven goals in 36 league games and also won the Italian Super Cup with his club. Milan finished second to Juventus in Serie A and in the final with Liverpool on penalties in the Cup / Champions League.

One of the most amazing goal Kaká is against Fenerbahçe SK in AC Milan's first game in the Cup / Champions League 2005-06, the Rossoneri won 3-1. Goals that make it comparable with Diego Maradona, because Kaká started his run from midfield and skipped past three bumps before entering the area and finishing with a low shot under Fenerbahçe goalkeeper Volkan Demirel.

On 9 April 2006, he made his first three goals in a game against Chievo Verona. The third goal resulted in the first half. In 2006, Real Madrid showed interest to pick up this 25-year star, but Milan and Kaká refused to sell. Kaká signed a contract extension with Milan until 2011.

On 1 November 2006, AC Milan escaped Cup qualifier / Champions League after Kaká made three goals that helped his team win 4-1 against RSC Anderlecht. This is the second of three goals in Milan and three of his first goal in European competition.

Then on June 8, 2009, Kaká joined Real Madrid for six-year contract, with an estimated value of the transfer of about 65 million pounds.

National team

Kaká made his international debut in January 2002 against Bolivia. He is part of a national team that won the 2002 World Cup, but did not see much action playing just 19 minutes in the first round match of Costa Rica. In 2003, he captained the team in the Gold Cup tournament in the United States and Mexico, leading Brazil to the second position and make a decisive goal in the match against Colombia. After that, he acted in the 2005 Confederations Cup, with Kaká scored and won the final match against Argentina (in celebration after the match, he and his teammates wore T-shirts with the inscription "Jesus Loves You-Jesus loves you" in different languages .) He managed to get a place to 10th in the award voting for FIFA World Player of the Year 2004. In the 2005 competition he finished two places higher. Finally, he helped Brazil qualify for the 2006 World Cup. Kaká has matured as a player and is regarded as one of the best footballers from Brazil. He recorded his first goal in Brazil's 2006 World Cup in the match against Croatia on June 13, 2006. On 3 September 2006 he donated one of his brilliant goal for the Brazilian team after a feed to produce goals for the new incoming players, Elano Blumer. Kaká received the ball from the corner reflection Argentina, and take the ball from three-fourths of the field and scored. On 15 November 2006, Kaká was chosen as captain of Brazil in a friendly against Switzerland because of the absence of previous Brazilian captain Lucio caused by injury.

World Cup 2006

In Brazil's first match in group F, Kaká scored a goal in the 99th minute against Croatia. Left-foot shot from 25 meters to make Brazil win 1-0. Media considers Kaká as the only member of the "magic quartet" - Adriano, Kaká, Ronaldo, Robinho and Ronaldinho, who produced the game. And also when he registered himself against Ghana in the history of the lure to Ronaldo, who finally yielded a goal, so that Ronaldo broke Gerd Müller's record, most goals in World Cup. Kaká was unable to continue its performance to the next match and Brazil were defeated by France in the quarterfinals.

Personal life and religion

Kaká married Caroline Celico in the Church on December 23, 2005, two years after Kaká's move from Sao Paulo to Milan. Caroline was born on July 26, 1987, son of Rosangela Lyra, the director of Dior in Brazil, and Celso Celico, a businessman. She and Kaká met in 2001 when he was still a student and became a Kaká is still playing for the São Paulo Football Club. The wedding was attended by 600 people, including fellow footballer: Cafu, Ronaldo, Adriano, Dida, Julio Baptista and Brazilian national coach Carlos Alberto Parreira. She plans to get a business degree from a university in Milan.

Kaká is a devout Christian. He is known like to wear gear from the first Christian: he never wore T-shirts with the words I Belong to Jesus in some games, such as Brazil's victory celebration at the 2002 World Cup, and Milan's Scudetto celebration in May 2004. He used a shoe coupled with the inscription on the shoe tongue. Each time he scored he pointed with his fingers to the sky as a sign of his love for God and Terim is probably a first for a footballer who at level: He's proud that he is still virgin when she married.

Unlike most other ball players, Kaka is the preferred drink of water where most other soccer players prefer to drink-liquor while partying at the bar. While his colleagues had underestimated, he remained consistent in his stance so that eventually he actually respected her friends. Kaká like the pious personality. All co-rekannyanya did not know Aline Baros because they may prefer the type of rock music, and others. It is also the first to make the relationship of Kaka and Andriy Shevchenko are very close, Shevchenko was also a religious person so Kaka feels so close to him, but that relationship should be disconnected after Shevchenko moved to Chelsea the 2006 season, but Kaka still sometimes took time to contact Shevchenko. Kaka loved the color white symbolizes purity and sincerity. Kaka really like to pray, even he often invites his colleagues helped to pray. Kaka including a Ferrari enthusiast, he likes to model a sporty and elegant. Kaka also idolized actor Tom Hanks.

2. Cristiano Ronaldo : € 22 m
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, February 5, 1985, age 25 years) is a football player from Portugal. He is known as the winger from Manchester United from 2003-2009 before moving to Real Madrid on July 1, 2009 with a record-breaking transfer of 80 million pounds making it the most expensive player in football history. He used to play as a left-or right-wing and center forward. He began to be called to the Portugal national team since 2003.

Ronaldo was born in Madeira, Portugal, son of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Dinis Aveiro. He has a brother named Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Catia. Liliana Working as a singer with the stage name "Ronalda" in Portugal.The second name given to Cristiano ("Ronaldo") is relatively rare in Portugal.

Ronaldo is a footballer who can play with both feet, which makes him able to play anywhere: right, left or through the middle.
Ronaldo has superb technical ability. In addition to the movement of multi-step-over, he also developed many other skills, makes him very agile and as a winger that can not be predicted movements. Besides the ability to process incredible ball, he is also an expert in executing the dead balls, that's what makes it one of the most dangerous player for his opponent, he can score goals in any way.


* Sporting Lisbon (1999-2003)
* Manchester United (2003 - 2009)
* Real Madrid (2009 - 2010)
* Gets Award European Player of the Year 2008
* Gets Award FIFPro World Player
* Gets FIFA World Player Award 2008

1. David Beckham : € 30 m
David Beckham has once again been named by U.S. magazine Forbes as the highest earning footballer. The rest of the players filled in the Premier League and La Liga.

Former England captain is 35 years old earn about 30 million euros, or USD 357.6 billion per year. This is obtained from the salaries in the MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy and Adidas sponsorship contracts.

Unfortunately, opportunities to increase revenue Becks likely disturbed by his absence at the 2010 World Cup South Africa due to an Achilles tendon injury.

Megastar Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo after the Forbes list. CR9 have income of 22 million euros a year. Ronaldo almost half of the income derived from contracts with sponsors Nike.

Portugal winger is contracted to Los Merengues, last summer, from Manchester United for six-year deal worth 11 million euros this year. Ronaldo contracts rose 25 percent in the second year and beyond.

Teammate Ronaldo, Kaka complete list of the top three with earnings of 17.5 million euros per year. And Brazilian compatriot Kaka, Ronaldinho was in position 4 with the same amount of income.

Captain France and Barcelona striker Thierry Henry was in position 5 with an income of 16 million euros a year. Income could be doubled if Henry rumors Beckham following his move to MLS at the end of this season are true. Henry has been linked with the New York Red Bulls.

FIFA Player of the Year and winner of the Ballon d'Or (Best of Europe) 2009, Lionel Messi was in position 6 with an income of 14 million euros.

Related Sports


Hey thanks for sharing this information. I was searching for the list of famous soccer players who are among the richest people in the world. You just made my work easier.

k thanx great info.Now dwnld a fantastic football game War Of Football
Play the FOOTBALL Game on ur iphone & Smartphon

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...