There are many sports and each have a large number of supporters. However, every sport has a different paying capacity. Football also known as soccer is one of the highest paying sport in the world. It is also one of the difficult sports as it requires the player to be in the best of his health. It requires excellent skills, movement coordination, quick thinking, team work and most importantly endurance. To give an idea of earning made by a top football player let us tell you about one. According to “Forbes” Cristiano Ronaldo alone earned $108 million in salary and bonuses in 2018. Football players have a pool of money at their disposal and they can afford to lay their hands on the most expensive luxuries in the world. Footballers have huge mansions, private planes, designer clothes, ships and luxury watches.
Ronaldo watch collection is growing. Recently he showed off a $1.8 Million custom made diamond watch at press conference. The watch is by Jacob & Co., a designer brand. Ronaldo’s watch is from the Caviar Tourbillon range and is custom made. It contains 424 diamonds. He also have TAG Heuer Carrera Mikotourbillon, Rolex Daytona and Rolex GMT Master-II valued at KSh 50 million among his collection.
David Beckam is now retired but is still more famous than Cristiano Ronaldo. He was a Manchester United player and also the captain of England national team. He was the brand ambassador of Breitling, now he is the brand ambassador of Tudor. His picture of ‘The Essence of Britain’ ad campaign featuring Bretling watch is an iconic image of 2013. He has a large collection of wrist watches including Rolex Sea-Dweller and Patek Philippe Celestial worth an estimated quarter of a million dollars.
Messi is also one of the top football players. Messi received his first Royal Oak watch from the manager of Spanish club, since then he started to collect royal Oak watches and became the brand ambassador for Audemars Piguet in 2010. Messi is seen wearing audemars piguet royal oak watch on many occasions.
Ibrahimovic made a name as a top football savant in very short time. He has an enormous talent and a bigger personality. He is considered to be one of the greatest football players to ever play the most popular game. When it comes to watches, he is not behind Messi, Ronaldo and Bekhem. Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic rocked a KSh 2.3 million Rolex Yacht-Master in Everose gold. He also has been seen wearing Rolex Daytona 116500, Rolex GMT Master II Ref. 116718 and rose gold Patek Nautilus chronograph.
The Brazilian football champion Neymar is renowned not only for his excellent skills on the field, but for also his love for timepieces. He spent over 20 Million yen on 16 watches and 5 accessories in a single day in Tokyo’s GaGa Milano Boutique. He is currently the brand ambassador of GaGa Milano. He is seen wearing the GaGa Milano Neymar Jr. Limited Edition watch many times. Only 500 units of GaGa Milano Neymar Jr. Limited Edition was produced and it costs around $2100.