It’s a well-known fact that footballers earn a lot of money – but have you ever wondered just how much? That’s why we’ve created a Top 5 of the richest footballers in the world in 2015.

  1. Yep – you guessed it. The football hero with the most money is Cristiano Ronaldo. The 30-year-old Real Madrid player now has an estimated worth of 150 million pounds
  1. In second place is old rival Lionel Messi. With an estimated worth of 140 million pounds he’s hot on Ronaldo’s heels again.
  1. In third place is 23-year-old Neymar Junior. His fortune is around the 95 million pounds.
  1. With an estimate 75 million pounds, Swedish-Bosnian footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in fourth place.
  1. Finally, in fifth spot is the famous Englishman footballer Wayne Rooney. The Man United captain has an estimated worth of 72 million pounds.