Football is without a doubt, the most-watched sport in the world which means the best football players end up earning an enormous amount of money each season.
This cash won’t spend itself, and footballers are well-known for their extremely luxurious lifestyles which include designer clothing, sports cars, and most importantly, luxury homes. Check out our list of the most luxurious mansions owned by footballers.
31. Toni Kroos ($1.1 million)
Toni Kroos starts our list with his luxurious Spanish villa worth about $1.1 million dollars.
The house and its amenities include additions like a soccer pitch, pool, and sauna, and a games room. It also has a home office for meetings and conferences.
30. Jamie Vardy ($1.7 million)
The beautiful mansion owned by Jamie Vardy has an extensive 63,500 square feet with 3 floors and an expansive 8 suites. It was designed and constructed in 1968.
The open-plan kitchen on the ground floor features an American walnut designer suite.
29. Marcus Rashford ($2 million)
For his performance at the pitch, the Manchester United Forward has had a brilliant season.
The 21-year-old purchased a plush estate that cost him £1.2 million. This is his second home.
28. Zinedine Zidane ($2.5 million)
Located in Almeria on the southern coast of Spain is the home of retired Portugese footballer and Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
The beautiful, sprawling home consists of a home cinema, games room, swimming pool, sauna, and jacuzzi.
27. Luis Suarez ($2.9 million)
Suarez built his home in Castelldefels, Spain. He lives there with his three children and his wife, Sofia Balbi.
The land has a surface area of over 21,500 square feet. The price of the market is $2.9 million. The villa is fitted with two open-air swimming pools for the boys.
26. Kaka ($3 million)
Kaka seems to have discovered a quiet little refuge in western Florida.
The house attaches to a cul-de-sac and reverts to Lake Brenda. The lake is small but not publicly available.
25. Paul Pogba ($4 million)
In 2017, French Manchester United player Pogba acquired this home for $4 million.
The huge house is situated in the immediate vicinity of Carrington’s training ground and has an enclosed heated pool and a games area.
24. Jesse Lingard ($4.17 million)
The Manchester United player enjoys a luxurious life in his $4.17 million Cheshire home.
The house is furnished with all new appliances, big lamps, and elegant mirrors.
23. Andres Iniesta ($4.6 million)
It was about 10 years ago that Iniesta designed this lovely custom house for himself, also featuring his name and shirt number on the outside wall, and the badges for Barcelona and Spain.
The great playmaker’s mansion has five bedrooms, a pool, and even a little chapel inside. Currently, his home is valued at 4.6 million dollars.
22. Mario Balotelli ($4.8 million)
Balotelli purchased this magnificent villa for $4.8 million when he signed with Liverpool, which includes a helicopter pad, an indoor pitch, a pool, and a home theatre.
His villa comprises four bedrooms and bathrooms and was also for sale some time ago when Balotelli had once again returned to Milan.
21. Lionel Messi ($5 million)
Messi wanted to create the perfect house for a soccer player, compete with an epic soccer pitch.
A pool, a private theatre, and all types of facilities, both lavish and environmentally-friendly, are reportedly included in this estate.
20. Jack Wilshere ($5.15 million)
Jack Wilshere, Gunners mid-fielder, recently gave us an insight into his house in Hertfordshire that has been listed for sale. In 2013, Oakbridge Homes constructed this six-bedroom house.
This well-thought-out and modern building is dotted with large and refined quarters, four dining rooms, a home theatre, and its own temperature-controlled wine cellar.
19. Petr Cech ($5.5 million)
Arsenal’s almost retired goalkeeper enjoys spending time at his favorite residence in Marbella, Spain.
It is priced at around $5.5 million to $6 million. It is a house built for a dream vacation, consisting of a beautiful pool and large rooms with typical Spanish architecture and beauty.
18. Michael Owen ($5.56 million)
Owen was the last English footballer to receive the Ballon d’Or. At the peak of his career with Liverpool, he purchased this gorgeous Tudor-style mansion.
The house is set on 42 acres and is valued at $5.56 million. The house also has a private fitness center, an enclosed indoor pool, and a hot tub with a view of a waterfall.
17. Gerard Pique ($5.9 million)
In the Pedralbes region of Barcelona, Barça FC Midfielder Gerard Piqué has just purchased a $5.9 million home.
The new residence of Gerard and popstar wife Shakira consists of three floors, seven bedrooms, two kitchen facilities, a gym, and a waterfall swimming pool.
It is private because it is surrounded by thick trees and parks, but it offers breathtaking panoramic views over Barcelona from both the first and second floors.
16. Gareth Bale ($6 million)
Gareth Bale has become the most expensive footballer of all time since agreeing to a record-shattering fee with Real Madrid two years ago. He relocated rapidly into the former home of Kaka.
His contemporary home is a true charm. There are four bathrooms, a six-car garage, a lovely swimming pool, and an indoor fitness facility.
15. Zlatan Ibrahimović ($6 million)
Ibrahimović is currently renting this classic Italian residence located in one of the most sought-after and very private residential areas of Manchester.
It contains six bedrooms, a cocktail bar, and an indoor pool.
14. Cristiano Ronaldo ($6 million)
The talented Portuguese player has a $6 million home which is in an exquisite residential area outside Madrid.
The mansion boasts 8,000 square feet of sumptuous elegance: 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, large gardens, and a trophy room.
13. Robert Lewandowski ($7.5 million)
The striker’s current net worth is approximately $61 million, and with a business value of around $94 million, he ranks among the top ten teams in the Bundesliga in terms of market revenue.
He owns a house of about $7.5 million worth in Warsaw. In total, he has nearly $17 million in real estate in houses and lands.
12. John Terry ($7.5 million)
After selling his large mansion that had ten bathrooms, a home theatre, an underground aquarium, and many lavish facilities, for a huge profit to Sultan bin Mohammad al-Naamani, Terry purchased a $7.5 million home down the street in Surrey, England.
The seven-bedroom, six-bathroom home was formerly owned by golfer Colin Montgomerie.
11. Neymar Jr. ($8 million)
Neymar Jr’s home outside of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is 18,000 square feet and sits on a property with a tennis court, swimming pool, heliport, gym, along a canal.
There are 6 bedrooms, a sauna, and a fully-equipped gym in the mansion. The décor boasts sleek yet basic furnishings with a cream and brown theme.
10. Luka Modric ($12 million)
As the Modric family returned to Madrid in 2012, they moved to La Moraleja, which was home to all of his teammates.
The mid-fielder bought a new property that has nine bedrooms, a massage lounge, and a fitness center.
9. Eden Hazard ($12.3 million)
After moving to Spain, Eden Hazard bought his home from singer Alejandro Sanz for a huge amount of $12.3 million.
The mansion is situated in an exclusive Madrid suburb and occupies an area of roughly 55,000 square feet, and consists of 6 bedrooms and 3 living rooms.
8. Frank Lampard ($13.7 million)
Frank Lampard’s mansion is worth over $13.7 million, has 9 bedrooms, a swimming pool, and a large open-plan living area with a tennis court.
The home is located in beautiful Surrey.
7. Mesut Ozil ($14 million)
Mesut Ozil’s mansion lies in Hampstead, London, alongside some of his teammates. The home has six bedrooms and contains marble from Turkey.
His whole house is full of Turkish photos and artifacts, like the huge framed portrait of the Ottoman Sultan Selim III.
6. Didier Drogba ($14.5 million)
Drogba made a fortune in his career and owns one of the most expensive mansions among footballers, paying $14.5 million for his seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom mansion.
The splendid home also consists of a kids room, a trophy room, swimming pool, and gaming room.
5. Thierry Henry ($15 million)
Thierry Henry moved to one of the city’s most affluent areas, right in the heart of Soho, to a huge penthouse spread over two levels, priced at $15 million.
But his dream home, which he purchased in 2001, is still being worked on. He wants to construct a three-story property with a pool, bar and movie theatre, and a fish tank with a capacity of 40ft.
4. Wayne Rooney ($17.83 million)
Rooney surely worked really hard over the years to build his dream home at Cheshire which he paid $6 million for a few years ago. Though Wayne Rooney invested a lot of money at the time, his palace is currently valued at about $17.83 million.
The house includes an indoor pool with a jacuzzi, sports museum, garden, and home theatre. Rooney made sure to keep his mansion secure with top-end security systems. He even has a golf simulator inside his house.
3. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ($22 million)
A mansion in Dortmund was purchased by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for an eye-watering $22 million.
The home features an indoor swimming pool, an elevator, a fitness suite, and space for his huge car collection.
2. Samuel Eto’o ($25.5 million)
In Portofino, Italy, Samuel Eto’o paid $25.5 million for this property, once owned by the fifth Earl of Carnarvon, George Herbert, a well-renowned Egyptologist for finding Tutankhamun’s tomb.
It has 40 rooms and sits on a 30,000 square meter plot of land. The famous villa is considered by locals to be haunted by a curse of the Pharoah.
1. David Beckham ($50 million)
Though the Beckhams have multiple mansions, their beautiful house in the heart of London takes the cake for the most expensive, at a price of $50 million.
The house in the Kensington neighborhood has five floors and spreads insanely over 9,000 square feet with eight bedrooms, a gym, spa, bar, and even an indoor waterfall.
These footballers have amassed incredible wealth while playing for some of the top teams in Europe.
Because of this, they have splashed out on luxurious places to live that have amenities to cater to their athletic whims.