According to the latest figures released by football magazine FourFourTwo, there is the obvious as well as the surprises. Among the players, English midfield icon David Beckham still tops the list with a net worth of 100 million Pounds. Although this has dropped from 125 Million.
England and Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has also dropped to 6th on the list with his estimated wealth dropping from 37 million Pounds to 25 million. As is obvious the main reason for this being his off pitch activities and dip in form.
Surprisingly, United team mate Michael Owen moves up to second spot with an estimated wealth of 40 million Pounds. In third place is another team mate Rio Ferdinand who is said to have an estimated wealth of 34 million Pounds.
Completing the top ten list are:
4. Sol Campbell Newcastle United 31 million Pounds
5. Ryan Giggs Manchester United 27 million Pounds
6. Wayne Rooney Manchester United 25 million Pounds
7. Steven Gerrard Liverpool 22 million Pounds
8. Frank Lampard Chelsea 22 million Pounds
9. John Terry Chelsea19 million Pounds
10. Patrick Vieira Manchester City 18 million Pounds
This list comprises of players who solely play in the English Premier League. In the managers category, Fabio Capello tops the list with an estimated wealth of 36 million Pounds. Below is the complete table.
1. Fabio Capello 36 million Pounds
2. Roy Keane Ipswich 28 million Pounds
3. Sir Alex Ferguson Manchester United 26 million Pounds
4. Carlo Ancelotti Chelsea 21 million Pounds
5. Arsene Wenger Arsenal 17 million Pounds
6. Sven-Goran Eriksson Leicester City 15 million Pounds
7. Roberto Mancini Manchesteer City 15 million Pounds
8. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United 10 million Pounds
9. Mark Hughes Fulham 10 million Pounds
10 Harry Redknapp Tottenham Hotspurs 10 million Pounds
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