Football is the most invested sport in the world. There is hardly any country in the world where football is not played. From the local grassroots to professional leagues, football is considered the ultimate global game.
The FIFA world cup is considered the most watched event across the globe! Billions of dollars are being pumped annually in forms of revenue and returns.
Footballers have also enjoyed seemingly outrageous benefits from the flourishing sport.
Here is a list of the top 10 richest footballers in the world.
Thierry Henry (Net worth: €57million):
The French international striker who plays for New York Red Bulls (Major League Soccer, USA).
His salary per annum amounts to about €3.2 million; while endorsement contract with PUMA is worth €1.2million amongst other juicy contracts.
Thierry Henry owns many properties which includes a penthouse in New York.