SPORTS: Cristiano Ronaldo Tops Lionel Messi As The Wealthiest Footballer On Earth! FULL LIST

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the wealthiest footballer in the world with a personal fortune of £152m – some £7m more than his rival Lionel Messi.

After an outstanding 2014 which saw Ronaldo inspire Real Madrid to Champions League success and win the Ballon d'Or, he has increased the wealth gap to the Barcelona and Argentina star.

According to the Rich List, released on Thursday, Ronaldo and Messi enjoy fortunes considerably higher than any other footballer currently playing professionally.


1. Cristiano Ronaldo £152.3

2. Lionel Messi £145m

3. Neymar £97.9m

4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic £76.1m

5. Wayne Rooney £74.6m

6. Kaka £69.6m

7. Samuel Eto'o £63.1m

8. Raul £61.6m

9. Ronaldinho £60.2m

10. Frank Lampard £58m