What cricket is to India, football is to westerners. The football players not only enjoy hysterical fan following but they are one of the biggest money minting sports stars globally. Leading an extravagant lifestyle, the football players like to ride in style and own some of the most desirable luxury cars you can think of. Here is a list of some of top football players and their expensive cars.
Lionel Messi-Ferrari F430 Spider - The five times winner of the World Player of the Year tittle, Lionel Messi is one of the most respected names in the world of football. Barcelona’s stellar performer owns an envious list of cars including the Ferrari F430 Spider which he got customized to match his taste.
Cristiano Ronaldo - Bugatti Veyron - The player currently owns as many as 19 cars including some of the most acclaimed models like the Bugatti Veyron. This mid-engined sports car, designed and developed by German conglomerate, Volkswagen costed him a whopping $1.7million.
Cristiano Ronaldo Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano - Ferrari is on the wish list of every car enthusiast, while it is mostly found in the garage of the rich and the famous. The Ferrari 599 GTB is one of the many cars that the football player owns. He bought this two-seater Ferrari for a mind boggling $310,000 in 2008.
David Bekham - Rolls Royce Phantom - Although he isn’t a football player anymore, but he is still remembered for his tactics on the ground. Do you remember the 2002 film, ‘Bend It Like Bekham’? The Beckham in the film refers to the player. The erstwhile player owns a Rolls Royce Phantom convertible that he bought for a staggering £350,000.
Neymar-Audi R8 Spyder - The Brazilian footballer started playing professionally at a tender age of 17, albeit he started earning money much before that. Audi R8 Spyder is one of the various expensive cars he owns.
Sergio Aguero -Lamborghini Aventador - The Argentinan star is one the best players in the Premier League. While talking of expensive cars owned by the top football players, his Lamborghini Aventador goes unnoticed. Interestingly, he bought it for about £262, 000 which is roughly a week’s earning for him.
Gareth Bale-Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Brimming with the super desirable sport cars, Gareth Bale’s garage accommodates cars like Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG and Audi R8 Spyder.
Steven Gerrard - Range Rover Overflinch - The erstwhile captain of Liverpool owns a string of supercars including Range Rover Overflinch, which offers a robust power output of 552bhp. Apart from this, the stellar footballer also owns the likes of Aston Martin Vanquish in his collection of cars.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic-Porsche 918 Syder - He has had the opportunity to play for some of the biggest clubs across the globe including the Manchester United. Fond of super luxury sports car, the footballer is seen zipping around in his Porsche 918 Spyder which he bought for £616,800.