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Top Rich footballers and their net worth

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1. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is an Argentinian professional footballer who plays now for Ligue 1 club PSG after his move in august 2021  and plays for the Argentinean National Football team. At both teams, he wears the no.10 Jersey. He is mainly known to be one of the greatest players of the modern football league. He is also known for his goal-scoring records and his ability to dribble past ball opponents.

A phenomenal player, Lionel Messi, who currently is the best footballer in the world, has displayed his football prowess that none can argue that the star is the greatest footballer of all time (GOAT).

As of 2020, Lionel Messi’s net worth is $400 million, making him one of the wealthiest soccer players in the world.

2. Christiano Ronaldo

Christiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional football player who currently plays for the great Manchester United, an English club. Ronaldo ranks as one of the best footballers of all time. The star has a known reputation for his energetic dribbles. Great goalscoring and his abilities to convert free kicks and penalties. In the world of football, Only one player measures up to Ronaldo’s success- Lionel Messi. The two players have been time from time compared to each other.

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As of 2020, Christiano Ronaldo’s net worth is approximately $466 million, making him one of the highest-paid athletes of the decade list released by Forbes. He also has other business involvements that boost his net worth, such as has a partnership with the biggest hotel group in Portugal, Pestana group; also owns a fragrance line called CR7fragrance, and a clothing line he launched with Nike, and an owner of Insparya, a hair transplant clinic located in Spain.

3. Neymar

Neymar is a Brazilian professional soccer player and is currently one of the world’s most influential and famous football players. Neymar’s football career went from playing soccer in the streets of Brazil to become one of the most sought-after players in the world.

As of 2020, Neymar Jr.’s net worth is approximately $185 million.

4. Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba is one of the most talented young soccer players of his time. Currently, Pogba is on the Manchester United FC team and the France national team as a midfielder. He is among the most expensive players globally, and he has won many victories for his team since he began playing. Some of the awards include four Serie A awards, two Supercoppa Italiana, UEFA Team of the Year, and the FIFA Under 20 World Cup.

As of 2020, Paul Pogba’s net worth is $85 million.

5. Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta is a Spanish football player who has a net worth of $120 million. The Spanish striker came up through Barcelona’s training academy and spent 22 years, including three as a captain at the Catalan club. Iniesta joined Japan’s Vissel Kobe squad in 2018 on a 3-year deal.

Another change was after nearly two decades with Nike; he signed a multi-year deal with Japanese footwear company Asics.

Andres founded a winery in 2010. he released one of the famous bottles, “Minuto 116,” which references the minute he scored Spain’s title-winning goal at the 2010 World Cup.

6. Alexis Sánchez

Alexis is a Chilean soccer player who has a net worth of $50 million. He is associated with the  English soccer club Arsenal

, which he has played for many years. In 2018 he signed a move to Manchester United, a contract that saw a deal of $21.5m for 4.5 years.

 That was enough to make him one of the ten highest-paid soccer players in the world in 2019. Alexis also plays for chiles national team.

7. Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe is a professional football player from France who plays for the French National Football Team and Ligue 1 club, PSG. The French national started as rated as one of the best footballers in the world. Mbappe has dazzled fans and had become not an up-and-coming football act during his teenage years but one who solidly establishes himself as a star with skills that could match with players who have been playing football for a long time.

At just 21 years old, Kylian Mbappe’s net worth was approximately $110 million in 2020- this significant figure is rare for a footballer at such a young age.

8. Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil is a German footballer who represents Arsenal at club level.

The German of Turkish descent is widely regarded as one of the best attacking midfielders of his generation. Ozil has had a lucrative career that has acquired him a lot of wealth.

Celebrity Net worth lists Ozil as one of the richest footballers in the world, with his 2020 net worth being a whopping $100 million.

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Wasafibet – Diamond Platinumz launches new betting company, partners with Odibets

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Diamond has officially launched the new betting company dubbed WasafiBet at a ceremony that brought Bongo elites together.

Through his Instagram he launched WasafiBet on Friday, November 26, and captioned it “Pesa lipo.

Due to his massive following, it was established shortly after unveiling the product with over 10K followers in hours.

The betting company’s Instagram page and Twitter handle gained more than 10,000 followers in less than one hour after Diamond’s launching.

WasafiBet Instagram page hints that the company have an association with a Kenyan betting company Odibets.

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Court Closes Case Against FKF President Nick Mwendwa

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Beleaguered Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa is a free man after the state dropped all the corruption charges against him.

On Thursday 25th November, a court ruling was issued, that ordered Nick Mwenda be refunded Ksh 4 million he deposited to secure his release.

On Wednesday, November 16 the government was given an ultimatum of one week to prosecute Mwendwa, failure to which his case would be closed.

“We seek to close the file as we proceed with investigations at our own pace before we prefer charges against him,” the prosecution said.

“Police arrested and detained Mwendwa irregularly which exhibited bad faith. They brought him to the court without a holding charge even after detaining him for a whole weekend,” Nyamu said.

The court granted the prosecution 7days to prefer charges against Mwendwa after a request to detain him for 14 days was declined.

“I, therefore, order this matter closed as prayed by the DPP, ” Wandia said.

Friday, November 12th, 2021 Nick Mwendwa was allegedly arrested over the misuse of funds while visiting the Harambee Stars camp at the Nyayo National Stadium.

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Rugby: Unvaccinated players will not be allowed to compete in Kenya Cup

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Unvaccinated rugby players on several teams such as the Mwamba, Homeboyz, and Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) will not be allowed to take part in this year’s Kenya Cup.

“NO team will be allowed to field players not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and all team managers to compile vaccination certificates and send to KRU on or before Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

Unvaccinated players shall also be considered ineligible.”Kenya Rugby Union (KRU0 said

There are six matches on the cards as the 2021/22 Kenya Cup season kicks off on Saturday, November 27, 2021.

The season will again be played on a one-off, round-robin basis with the top four teams qualifying for the semifinal playoffs with the final slated for Saturday, March 5 2022.

Strathmore Leos get the new season underway when they host Topfry Nakuru in the day’s early kick-off at the RFUEA Ground.

This match will pave the way for the Ngong Road derby when hosts Kenya Harlequin and Resolution Impala Saracens face off in the subsequent fixture at the RFUEA.

Last season’s runners-up Kabras Sugar will be at home to Kenyatta University’s Blak Blad at the Moi Showground, Kakamega with Masinde Muliro hosting Nondescripts at the MMUST Campus in Lurambi, Kakamega.

Menengai Oilers welcome Mwamba to the Moi Showground, Nakuru while defending champions KCB host Homeboyz at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka, Nairobi.

This year’s league season will also incorporate women’s action. There will be three fixtures this weekend starting with the early kick-off between Mwamba and Topfry Nakuru at the RFUEA.

Ruckit and Yamananshi Impala will duel at the Impala Club with Homeboyz and Northern Suburbs facing off in Ruaraka.

Match Day 1, Saturday, November 27 2021

Kenya Cup

Strathmore Leos v Topfry Nakuru, 1.00pm, RFUEA, Nairobi (live)

Kenya Harlequin v Resolution Impala Saracens, 3.00pm, RFUEA, Nairobi (live)

Kabras Sugar v Blak Blad, 3.00pm, Moi Showground, Kakamega

Masinde Muliro v Nondescripts, 3.00pm, MMUST, Kakamega

Menengai Oilers v Mwamba, 3.00pm,Moi Showground, Nakuru

KCB v Homeboyz, 3.00pm, KCB Sports Club, Ruaraka

Women’s Kenya Cup

Mwamba v Topfry Nakuru, 11.00am, RFUEA, Nairobi

Ruckit v Yamanashi Impala Saracens, 1.00pm, Impala Club, Nairobi

Homeboyz v Northern Suburbs, 1.00pm, KCB Sports Club, Ruaraka

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