Footballers like outdoing each other on the field of play. Nobody will have a problem with that because that is what they are paid to do. However, you will be surprised to realize that they use the same competitiveness when it comes to searching for a place to call home. Like other Sportsmen, footballers boasts some of the most expensive houses in the market.
Today we take a look at top ten most expensive houses of footballers today. You will notice that some have retired but we have included them to give you are clear picture of how the game of super houses in shaping up in recent years;
10. KAKA $3 million
Legendary Brazil star Kaka is the very last player to deny Messi and Ronaldo the coveted Ballon d’Or award. He won it in 2007 but none apart from the two stars have lifted it ever since. He owns a great home worth $3 Million.
9. Andres Iniesta $4.6 million
Barcelona Captain Andres Iniesta is 9th in the list of stars and their great houses. He owns a $4.6 million home in the City. The magnificent house has his name written over it maybe to just make sure you see it when you visit.
8. Lionel Messi $5 million
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is known to be humble in every sense on and off the pitch. However, he has a marvelous maisonette in Spain. He joined the Catalan giants at the age of 14 and so he very connected to the City and country. The 29-year-old has won Five Ballon d’Or awards.
7. Mario Balotelli $5 million
Italian striker Mario Balotelli owns a great home despite the constant troubles on and off the pitch. He has a $5 million residence. He is enjoying a great season in Ligue 1 with Nice as we speak. Balotelli has scored 12 times in only 22 appearances so far this season.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo house is worth a whopping $6 million dollars. The former Manchester United star is known to live large and his house a good example.
5. Frank Lampard $7 million
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard retired from football towards the end of 2016. He had a short stint at New York FC but it was time for him to say goodbye to the beautiful game. He is now starting off the pundit career and given he is a proven genius, he might do well too. The former England midfielder is the all-time best scorer in the Blues history.
4. John Terry $ 7.5 million
Chelsea outgoing skipper John Terry is yet another English player saying goodbye to football. He has won everything at Stamford Bridge and the fans will understand if he says goodbye next summer. The former England Captain has seen it all in a career full of controversies.
3. Wayne Rooney $17.86 million
Manchester United outgoing Captain Wayne Rooney is yet another English player with a great home. The England skipper has endured a tough season under current boss Jose Mourinho.
The Red Devils all-time best goal scorer might need to seek a fresh challenge next summer. The star owns a home in Manchester worth $17.83 million.
2. David Became $20 million
Former Manchester United winger David Beckham is still a very popular figure all over the World today. The former England international enjoyed a glorious career. He also played for Real Madrid, AC Milan, PSG and LA Galaxy.
The legendary number seven made a lot of money in the corporate world during his playing days. He was also involved in unsuccessful 2018 World Cup bid. Beckham home is $1 million dollars cheaper than that of Drogba.
- Didier Drogba $21 million
Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba may not be on top of the game anymore, but he is still making the headlines. He owns the most expensive home in football circles today. The house is worth $21million.
The Legendary Ivory Coast star was released by Montreal Impact towards the end of 2016 but he is yet to get a new club as we speak. Maybe it is time for the 39-year-old to hang his boots. He is still Elephants’ all-time top scorer in his country history