2011 got a massive activities in foot ball world. There was a huge football sponsorships in last year. Football players got a good chance in earning a lot of money. They were participated in number or events where they showed their talent. Famous brands done a deal with star players in the run up to Euro 2012, London Olympics and many mote and give them a huge money. We are here providing the list of Top 10 Highest paid Football Players in 2012.
10. Philipp Lahm (Germany) 11.9 million Pounds
Philipp Lahm is a captain of Germany team. He is included in this list with the earning of 11.9 million Pounds. He availed successful season with Bayern Munich and a deal with Adidas company. These two opportunities made him the World’s number 10th highest paid foot ball player. He is included first time in this top list.
9. Kaka (Brazil) 13.9 million Pounds
Kaka a Spanish footballer is ranked at number 9. He belongs to Brazil and is a attacking midfielder.He done a massive deal with Real Madrid, a famous brand Adidas and EA sports supplement . His hard worm and charm made him to get such a huge money of 13.9 million Pounds.
8. Fernando Torres (Spain) 13.9 million Pounds
Spanish striker Fernando Torres has a deal with Chelsea. He is representing the Chelsea club from where he is getting a huge money. Other deals with Pepsi and a famous brand Nike enable him to collect a 13.9 million Pounds. This huge amount ranked him first time in this list. You will see Fernando in Euro up 2012.
7. Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast) 14.7 million Pounds
Yaya Toure Ivory Coast player got a beneficial deal at a new club Manchester city. He was the most demanded player of the city squad since his move from La Liga. He is well known for his passing ability, and physical power with technique with these abilities Yaya Toure is highly paid from the Manchester City. He has earned yet 14.7 million Pounds. He is ranked at number 7.
6. Sergio Aguero (Argentina) 15.7 million Pounds
Sergio Aguero is a Argentina player and is currently playing for the Manchester City team and national team as a striker. He did a deal of 5 year with Manchester City which has the worth of 35 Million Pound. He is the highest paid club footballer. This player has shown his worth in ground. He also has a deal with fashion brands Puma and Nike. From all these deals he earned a 15.7 million Pounds. This massive amount ranked him at number 6.
5. Wayne Rooney( England) 17.2 million Pounds
Wayne Rooney is a English player and also plays for a Man United. He lost his big deal of 600,000 Pound a year with Coca Cola. But now he is back and is playing for Manchester United.In Premier League he got 20.6 million Euro. He has a commercial interest which helped him to remain strong. His other deals are with Nike and Electronic Arts. His all efforts made him enable to earn a 17.2 million pounds in 2012. He is the 5th highest paid football player in 2012.
4. Samuel Eto’s ( Cameroon) 19.4 million Pounds
Samuel Eto’s is a Cameroon national team player. He has got the sponsorship with Puma and Ford. He has a great success in Champion League with Barcelona and Milan. He has won the African player award 4 times. He did a 3 year deal of 20.5 million Euro per year with Russian soccer club Fc Anzhi Makhachkala. He is also playing for his national team. His deal with his club and with fashion brands made him the 4th highest paid football player in the football history with the total earning of 19.4 million Pounds.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 24.3 million Pounds
Ronaldo is World most popular player. He is the captain of Portugal national squad. He did not maintain his ranking and drops a place to third position than the last year. He is the most expensive player in the world. Nike football boots deals with this super star in this year. He is playing for Real Madrid. This player has a million of fans. Who loves to watch this man in action in the ground. His popularity attracted the world’s popular brands to deal with him like Nike, Coca Cola and Castrol. His 2012 earning has reached at 24.3 million pounds. He is ranked at number 3rd in 2012 list of highest paid football players.
2. David Beckham (England) 26.2 million Pounds
David Beckham is a former English captain. He is still playing for the club LA Galaxy. He got a deal at least one more season. His deal with Adidas is the biggest in the sports. He also signed a deal with Samsung for becoming the company’s global brand ambassador for the games. His massive amount of earning also came from his new deal with underwear label H&M. His total earning is 26.2 million pounds. David Beckham is the world’s 2nd highest paid football player of 2012.
1. Lionel Messi (Argentina) 27.5 million Pounds
Now the person who has broken the record of massive earning in one year is Lionel Messi. This super hero is the player of Argentina. He is playing for FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona has a massive deal with this energetic and talent footballer which topper the earning of Lionel Messi to 27.5 million Pounds. Another deal with Adidas and Pepsi enable this great footballer to take the title of world’s highest paid football player of 2012.