Top 10 Costliest Football Players in the World
Football is a game of life and death . Sometimes the football match goes into such a serious position that few great fans of football are suspended between life and death. It is the most popular sports in the whole world as daily millions of football fans watch the football match either in stadium or on TV. Along with popularity on basis of football lover of this sport , it is also popular on basis of money as huge amount of money is paid to the football players and also huge amount of money is taken by the football fans for watching the match. The top ten expensive football players in the whole world are listed as —
10. Sergio Aguero
Sergio Aguero played for Manchester City and is paid a similar amount ie £ 38 million fee as that paid to Gianluigi Buffon and serves the tenth position in the list on the basis of Costliest Football Players in the World. On International basis , he plays matches for Argentina country. He was considered as the young strikers along with a talented ability at that time. He scored around more than 100 goals during the season 2006-2011. He was awarded by gold medal during the Olympic games in 2008. He used to play in a match at a center forward striker position. He also won the Golden boot award after scoring 6 goals in a 2007 FIFA’s U-20 World Cup tournament in Canada.
9. Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon serves the ninth position in the list of Costliest Football Players in the World and he is paid around £ 38 million by Juventus . He is paid such a huge amount not to score goals against the opponent but to save the goals of the opponent team . Gianluigi Buffon is known for the shot stopper as Gianluigi Buffon is a Italian goal keeper and was considered as the best keeper in the history . He started his career at the age of 17 with Parma and then in 2001 , was signed to Juventus. He was the only keeper , having the ability to break all the records related to goal keeper ever made. On International basis , he started playing for Italy. He had played more than 100 matches for his country.
Ronaldo , an Inter Milan plays for Real Madrid and was awarded more than £ 38 million match fee and serves the eighth position in the list on the basis of Costliest Football Players in the World. He was at that time considered as the dangerous strikers for the opposite team. On International basis , he played for Brazil and was awarded as FIFA’s player of the year three times. He scored more than 103 goals in his 177 matches experience for Real Madrid. His speed and ability of transferring the soccer ball into goal made him the unstoppable player in the history of this game before he was stopped by injury but he returned back in 2002 and helped Brazil to win World cup fifth time . He in this world cup scored 8 goals and was awarded the Golden Boot award in this tournament. He after having back to back serious injuries announced his retirement in 2011 .
7. Hernan Crespo
Hernan Crespo , Parma plays for Lazio, and was an awesome player throughout his entire career. He played for many clubs like Chelsea , Inter Milan . He scored around 39 goals in his 60 matches with Lazio and was gifted around £ 40 million and lies on seventh position in the list on the basis of Costliest Football Players in the World . He played in the striker position in the ground. On International basis , he plays for the Argentina team. His record of scoring goals into the net is surprising. He has scored around 35 goals into the net in just 64 appearance for the country on ground during the session 1995-2007.
6. Luis Figo
Initially Luis Figo played for more than five years for Barcelona but he was not paid much fee by Barcelona and then he made a controversial decision and changed his path and start playing for Real Madrid where he was paid more than £ 45 million and serves the sixth position in the list on the basis of Costliest Football Players in the World. He played in the attacking mid fielder position or Winger in the ground. On International basis , he plays for the Portugal team. He has scored around 32 goals into the net in his 127 appearance for the country on ground during the session 1991-2006. This player declared his retirement in 2009.
5. Fernando Torres
Fernando Torres, Liverpool plays for Chelsea and is paid around £ 50 million by Chelsea serves the fifth position in the list on the basis of Costliest Football Players in the World. He currently plays for Chelsea Football Club and has scored just 14 goals in his 74 appearance on the ground . On International basis he plays for the Spanish team. He became the club captain and scored more than 80 goals in his 214 matches. He played in the striker position in the ground.
4. Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane , Juventus plays for Real Madrid with jersey number 5 and is paid around £ 53 million by Real Madrid serves the fourth highest position in the list on the basis of Costliest Football Players in the World. On International basis, Zidane with jersey number 10 played for France and after playing 2006 FIFA World Cup announced for the retirement . He played in the attacking mid fielders position in the ground. In 2006 he was unluckily known as the first French player to be sent back in the World Cup final in 2006 after giving a head jerk to the opposite team player.
Kaka, an AC Milan plays for Real Madrid. He is paid £ 56 million by the Real Madrid and serves the third highest position in the list on the basis of Costliest Football Players in the World. He was one of the best player at attacking mid fielders position with jersey number 8. On International basis he plays for Brazilian team. He also played earlier for Milan during the session 2003-2009. He won the FIFA player of the year in 2007. He plays in the ground at attacking mid fielder position for the country. He currently plays for the Real Madrid Club with jersey number 8. He has scored more than 29 goals in his 87 matches during 2002 and current session. He was awarded FIFA world player of the year award in 2007 .
Zlatan Ibrahimovic , an Inter Milan plays for the best team ever ie “Barcelona” . He is paid as the second highest in the list of Costliest Football Players in the World. He is paid more than £ 60 million . He played for many clubs and was paid different amount of money for scoring goals for different clubs. He plays in the ground at the striker position for the country. He currently plays for the Paris Saint- German Club with jersey number 10. On International basis he plays for the Sweden team . He has scored more than 39 goals in his 87 matches during 2001 and current session. He was awarded with a golden boot award in 2012 .
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Christiano Ronaldo is clubbed with Real Madrid since 2009. Cristiano Ronaldo has the record of scoring more goals then playing the football match. The number seven T-shirt plays for Portugal team for International matches. He was the FIFA World player of the year in 2008. He is on the top on the basis of most expensive player in the whole world ie more than £ 80 million . He considered his idol to be Luis Figo. Christiano Ronaldo was awarded as the young player of the year in 2007 . Also in 2007 , he won the PFA player ie Player’s Football Association player award. He scored more than 40 goals during the period 2007-2008 and around 25 goals in the next one period ie from 2008-2009. In 2009 , he became the ever costliest person in the whole world . In 2009-2010 he managed to make around 33 goals for his team. In 2010- 2011 season , he break all the record ever made by him after scoring a huge 54 goals and was awarded as the Golden Boot award .