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Rooney Tops English Premier League's Richest Footballers List

PR Newswire

- Manchester United Players Dominate Top 10 List With Combined Net Worth of £111 million

Manchester United and England forward Wayne Rooney is the wealthiest English-born footballer in the English Premier League (EPL) with an estimated net worth of £45 million (US$73 million), according to a Wealth-X top 10 list that includes three other players from his team.

Rio Ferdinand, Michael Carrick and Ashley Young also made the list for "The Red Devils", bringing the combined net worth of these four teammates to £111 million (US$182 million).

At 35, Ferdinand and Frank Lampard from Chelsea are the oldest players on the list. The youngest is Manchester City midfielder James Milner, who is 27 years old, one year younger than Rooney and his teammate Ashley Young.

Rooney earns approximately £250,000 (US$410,000) a week before taxes on his current contract, and also rakes in money from endorsement deals with companies including Nike and book publisher HarperCollins.

Below are the top 5 wealthiest UK-born EPL footballers:

Rank

Name

Club

Net Worth

(in £ million)

(Net Worth)

(in US$ million)

1

Wayne Rooney

Manchester United

45

73

2

Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United

37

60

3

Frank Lampard

Chelsea

31

51

4

John Terry

Chelsea

29

48

5

Steven Gerrard

Liverpool

29

47

Players from five EPL clubs – Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and West Ham – are featured in the list by Wealth-X, the world's leading ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence provider.

Chelsea players Frank Lampard, John Terry and Ashley Cole have combined net worth of £80 million (US$131 million).

The combined net worth of the top 10 footballers in the list is £255 million (US$417 million).

For the complete list, visit http://www.wealthx.com/articles/2013/rooney-tops-english-premier-leagues-richest-footballers-list/

Download the Wealth-X and UBS World Ultra Wealth Report 2013 at http://www.wealthx.com/wealthxubswealthreport/

About Wealth-X
Wealth-X is the definitive source of intelligence on the ultra wealthy with the world's largest collection of curated research on ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals, defined as those with net assets of US$30 million and above. Headquartered in Singapore, it has 12 offices on five continents. (www.wealthx.com)