With many of the greatest soccer legends now retired, some current players are quietly amassing incredible fortunes.
When you take into account the mind-boggling salaries, endorsements, and deals these guys are bringing in, the numbers can be staggering.
But what we don’t always see are the women in the players’ lives, who support them off the field. So, in honor of these special soccer ladies, here is a look at the world’s most wealthy “footballers” out on the field in 2017… and the women in their lives.
Net Worth: ~$10 million
Italian player Graziano Pellè is a renowned striker for the Chinese club, Shandong Luneng. He also is a star on the Italian national team. As a kid, he considered ballroom dancing as a profession, before choosing soccer.