The Houses of the Richest Football Players
It’s nearly impossible to deny the fact that many footballers like taking things to a whole new level. From high-end vacations that most people can only dream of to world-class luxury cars made by Bugatti, rolls Royce, and Maserati, they seem to have all the good things. Of course, this includes where they live.
For starters, football is by far the most widely loved and watched sport around the world. Most people, from coaches to players and fans have over the years experienced superb joy and exquisite events from soccer. Every week we see talented footballers from across the globe entertain us with their incredible skills and we can only sit, relax and enjoy the fan, which comes with this great game.
Here are houses of the richest football players in the world.
Kaka (£3 million)
Without a doubt, Kaka is one of the most celebrated football players in Orlando city loans. The football star bought a £3 million mansion in the high-end Isleworth neighbourhood.
With some of the richest homeowners including Shaquille O’Neal, Grant Hill, and Vince Carter, Isleworth’s reputation for privacy and extensive lakefront shorefront has drawn many sports stars.
The 6-bedroom house purchased by Kaka is well tucked away on the cul-de-sac. Kaka purchased the house together with Caroline Celico Leite, his wife. The two bought the home from Bob Vander Weide, who is a former Magic CEO.
Gareth Bale (£6.18 million)
Since Gareth Bale made the historical move from Real Madrid FC to Tottenham Hotspur, he has been living in a house in north London. The home is valued at £4 million and hosts a golf course, Gareth’s favourite sport.
Back in Madrid, Gareth enjoyed a flamboyant lifestyle residing in a plush £6.18 million home. In Madrid, Bale lived in the La Finca neighbourhood, a neighbourhood that’s home to the richest people in Spain. Gareth’s neighbours include Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos, and Zinedine Zidane.
The home’s architectural magic is designed by Joaquin Torres. The house is estimated to cost about £7.2m, with the Welsh allegedly paying £9436.18 per month. The luxurious home boasts 4 bedrooms, a gym, two utility rooms, and an indoor pool.
Andres Iniesta (£4.1 million)
Andres Iniesta owns an exquisite crib in Fuentealbilla, Spain- the footballer’s hometown. Built back in 2005, the footballer paid £4.1 million. It comes with 5 bedrooms, a tennis court and a swimming pool to match the price.
John Terry (£5.5 million)
John Terry is a football legend for both England and Chelsea. Many fans and fellow players have over the years considered him as the greatest defender of all time. Terry played hundreds of games in his football career and won nearly every cup during his time. He loves the fine things in life and perhaps that is the reason he resides in an England mansion worth £5.5 million. The house can fit about 34 people and has a private cinema and a unique underground aquarium.
Terry’s exquisite home is built on 8 acres of land, just a short distance from Chelsea’s training ground.
Most recently, the former Chelsea player and now an assistant coach in Aston villa, Terry recently took to Instagram where he shared the video tour of the mansion he shares with Toni (wife) and twins Georgie and Summer (15 years).
In the video tour, you could see people renovating the kitchen including an island unit, a wine fridge, white pillars, and the state-of-the-art oven. Other details include incredible herringbone wood flooring, a Black Crittal Arched Window, and an extensive fireplace.
Cristiano Ronaldo (£4.36 million)
Currently playing for the Italian giants Juventus, Christian Ronaldo, or CR7, as he is widely known, has previously played for Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Sporting CP. CR7 is one of the most talented footballers of all time. Coupled with Cristiano’s superb skills on the pitch, the Portugal player is doing great and has amassed lots of revenue from his sponsorship and endorsement deals. The Portuguese star is believed to own a home in Madrid worth about £4.36 million, but the house has since been put on the market after his historical move to Turin. The home has an aquarium, a pool, a gym, a private theatre, and a sauna.
Wayne Rooney (£14.56 million)
Wayne Rooney, currently Derby manager great property portfolio includes £14.56 million mansions and the secret luxurious Barbados pad.
The Rooney’s might be worth a whooping £115 million, but Rooney and his wife Coleen have been mocked by people saying their Cheshire mansion looks like the ‘Morrisons’.
Nonetheless, the 6 bedrooms palatial home worth £20 million, isn’t the only home in Wayne Rooney’s lavish portfolio that includes pads in the Caribbean and Florida.
The Chesire mansion located in Rooney’s hometown is worth over £20 million. Situated in Cheshire countryside, the mansion sits on a 40-acre plot and boasts a cinema, a snooker room, a TV room, a bar, and an orangery. Also, there is a stable that can hold up to 14 horses.
Didier Drogba (£15.2 million)
Now 43 years old, and retired from football, Didier Drogba has for many years been considered a football legend. Considered as Africa’s greatest football player and one of the best strikers in the history of football, Didier is well known for his striking skills, and besides that, he also has a lot of money. The Ivorian has a mansion in the UK worth about £15.2 million. The house has 8 bedrooms and boasts a museum for Drogba’s accolades.
David Beckham (£29.16 million)
David Beckham is well known around the world for his great sense of style and beauty. Once the wealthiest soccer player, Beckham got a magnificent house, the Beckingham Palace that he later sold. Today, Beckham’s new mouth-watering mansion is an attraction for everyone and around £29.16 million was spent to make the joyous structure seem like the magnificent mansion it is now. The magnificent house located in London cost the football legend £7.29 million for repair.
Football players are heavily paid for their showmanship and talents. Their marketability and popularity earn them huge amounts of money through lucrative contracts and sponsorship deals.
As a result, footballers spend lots of money on luxuries. With regards to real estate, football players generously spend money. We hope this handpicked list of the famous footballer houses has provided you with all the information you need about the richest football players.
Settimi, C. (2020, September 15). The world’s highest-paid soccer players 2020: Messi wins, Mbappe rises. Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinasettimi/2020/09/14/the-worlds-highest-paid-soccer-players-2020-messi-wins-mbappe-rises/
Kavanagh, J. (2020, July 3). The Beckhams ‘plan to build secret escape tunnel’ at their Cotswolds mansion. The US Sun. https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/907857/david-victoria-beckham-cotswolds-mansion-escape-tunnel/
Chelsea player John Terry’s Surrey mansion burgled. (2017, March 4). BBC News. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-39165777
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