6. Wayne Rooney – $160 Million
Ex-Manchester United star Wayne Rooney is sixth in this list. Rooney who is Manchester United’s all-time leading goalscorer joined MLS side DC United in 2018 after his stint in the Premier League and before joining Derby County in the Championship was earning £250,000-a-week in wages. Rooney also has endorsement deals with Coca Cola, Nike, EA Sports and Samsung. His total net worth is estimated to be $160m.
5. Neymar Jr. – $185 Million
Paris Saint-Germain’s star forward Neymar is fifth on this list earning a huge sum of €707,692-a-week in wages at the French club. The Brazilian forward has starred for the Parisian club ever since joining from Barcelona for a transfer fee of €222m in 2017. Neymar has brand endorsements with the likes of Gillette, Electronic Arts, MasterCard, Nike and McDonald’s. His net worth is estimated at being $185m.
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – $190 Million
Former Barcelona, AC Milan and Manchester United star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fourth on this list. The Swedish international and former captain currently plays for MLS side LA Galaxy and earns a reported $138,000-a-week wages. However, Ibrahimovic has sponsorship deals with the likes of Nivea, Nike, Microsoft Xbox and Vitamin Well. The Swedish forward has a net worth estimated to be $190m.