There are many professions which earn ton of dollars per year; one of those is footballer. However, to be a great footballer, you must be trained since you were a little kid in order to become a professional one. Whenever once become famous, once could have ability to raise their salary. Check out these 10 cool people in football field.
1. Luis Suarez – Liverpool: Luis Suarez was born in January 24, 1987. He is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Uruguayan national team. In 2009 he married his childhood sweetheart, Sofia Balbi. They had their first daughter, Delfina, on 5 August 2010.On 26 September 2013, Sofia gave birth to a baby boy, Benjamin. The Liverpool striker revealed a shirt welcoming his son in a 3–1 win for Liverpool against Sunderland after scoring a brace.Nowaday, he play for Liverpool F.C. He is only 27 years old but he could earn up to 10 million GBP (2014).
2. Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo was born in February 5, 1985. Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Portugal national team.At the age of 15, he had a problem with his heart that make everyone thought he will give up playing football but after the surgery, he still resumed training. Currently, he is not only a footballer but he also became a model for some company as well. He is a 29 year old man who earns 21 million EUR (2014).
3. Lionel Messi – Barcelona: Lionel Messi was born in June 24, 1987. Lionel Andrés Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as the captain of his country’s national football team. Even he is a bit short (1.69m) than other player , his strong legs allow him to excel in short bursts of acceleration and his quick feet allow him to keep control of the ball when dribbling at speed.In 2007, Messi established the Leo Messi Foundation, a charity supporting access to education and health care for vulnerable children. Now, Messi is 26 years old who could earn up to 16 million EUR (2013).
4. Franck Ribery – Bayern Munich: Franck Ribery was born in April 7, 1983. Franck Henri Pierre Ribéry is a French international footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga and for the France national team.Ribéry primarily plays as a winger and is described as a player who is “fast, tricky, and an excellent dribbler who has great control with the ball at his feet. On the negative front, Ribéry has often struggled with injury issues, he later suffered a similar ankle injury at the start of the 2011–12 season. Now, Franck turns into his thirties and he could earn only 11 million EUR (2013).
5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Paris Saint Germain: Zlatan was born in October 3, 1981. Zlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Swedish national team for which he is captain. After receiving a pair of football boots, Ibrahimović began playing at the age of six, alternating between local junior clubs Malmö BI and FBK Balkan. While in his early teens, he was a regular for his hometown club Malmö FF.The name Zlatan was trademarked in May 2003 which meant that he received exclusive rights to the name for certain products, including sporting goods, clothing, and shoes.He is under contract with Nike and features in their television advertising. He is so high (1.95m) and he could earn 15 million EUR (2014) in his thirties.
6. Gareth Bale – Real Madrid : Gareth was born in July 16, 1989. Gareth became the world’s most expensive player this summer and has settled into Spanish football like a duck taking to water. His has continued to score and create for fun and even seems to be at peace with his new way of life away from the pitch. Now, he is 24 years old and earn up to 15.6 million GBP in 2013.
7. Andrea Pirlo – Juventus: Andrea was born in May 19, 1979. Andrea Pirlo, Ufficiale OMRI, is an Italian professional footballer who plays for Juventus and the Italian national team. Now a ripe age of 34, like a fine wine he has only got better with age and thanks to his beard a heavy cult following has ensued. In 2013, Pirlo has written an autobiography, Penso Quindi Gioco (I Think, Therefore I Play). This year, Andrea is 35 years old and he earns 3.5 million EUR (2014).
8. Marco Reus – Borussia Dortmund: Marco was born in May 31, 1989. He is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for the German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national football team. Reus is known for his versatility, speed and technique.In 2008–09, as a 19 year old, he had his definitive breakthrough as a professional football player. He played in 27 games and scored four goals. In 2012 he could earn only 4 million EUR.
9. Xavi – Barcelona: Xavi was born in January 25, 1980. He is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona in La Liga and the Spanish national team, as a central midfielder. Xavi came through La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy, at the age of 11. Xavi has won more trophies (25) than any other Spanish player in history. However, in 2012, he could earn only up to 9.225 million EUR.
10. Mesut Ozil – Arsenal: Mesut was born in October 15, 1988. He is a German footballer who plays for Premier League club Arsenal and the German national team. Özil has been a youth national team member since 2006, and a member of the German national team since 2009.He was also one of the top assist providers in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012 with three in both. In the age of 25, he earn around 7 million GBP.