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Footballers with private jets

Tue 18 May 2021 | 16:30

Top footballers spend a good part of their careers traveling to attend their training sessions, matches, or to be with their loved ones. However, only a few of them can afford to buy their own private jets but all have good reason to use it for travel. Read on to find out more about the top footballers with private jets.

If you are a football fan then you know about footballer's luxurious life-style. Top football players earn a huge amount of money from their contracts with clubs, as well as profitable endorsement deals with the various companies.

They spend a big part of their annual income from the sports on expensive cars, houses and even private jets.

Footballers are often far from their families trying to show up regularly for training and matches of their club. Many of them also have some other activities such as clothing brands or sponsorship deals.

Therefore, private jet is the fastest means of transportation for them that allows these busy footballers move quickly, avoiding long hours of check-in and security checks at airports.

A private jet is also the safest mode of transportation for major, renowned international footballers. They can travel safely away from crowds.

Football players with private jets:

We are going to take a look at some

footballers with private jets

: these stars spend a fortune for a life of luxury.

Cristiano Ronaldo

The first player in our list of footballers with private jets is Portuguese genius,

Cristiano Ronaldo

.

He's regarded as one of the best footballers in the history of football and also he's one of the most famous athletes in the world.

He began his club career with Sporting and in 2003 he moved to

Manchester United

to become the best player in the world.

In six years playing for the ''Red Devils'' he won the

Premier League

title three times and also won the 2007-08 UCL title. He became the best player in the world in 2008 by winning the Ballon d'Or award.

He joined to Real Madrid in 2009 for £80 million which was the world record transfer fee at the time.

Cristiano spent nine years in Madrid and became one of the greatest footballers in history of sport. With Real Madrid, he won the Ballon d'Or award for four times and also he won four UCL titles with the club.

He currently plays for Italian club, Juventus, where he joined in 2018. Cristiano plays for Portugal national team since 2003 and he's the captain of his side since 2010.

With Portugal, he has won the 2016 UEFA European Championship and, the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League.

Cristiano is well known as the richest football player in the world and also one of the richest athletes in the world.

As the richest footballer in the world, Cristiano lives like a king and he has no fear for spending his money.

Football is not the only earning source for Cristiano; he earns a lot from endorsement deals with companies.

In 2016, it was revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo had signed a $1 billion "lifetime" deal with Nike; he also sells various self-branded products, such as perfumes and clothing.

Cristiano loves cars and spends lots of money for them; he has Lamborghinis, Rolls Royce and many other luxurious cars.

He lives in a villa features a private road, a private garden, 8-bedrooms, a gym, an indoor pool and a stunning panoramic view of the city.

Cristiano also owns a stretch of private land on Madeira Island, where Ronaldo spent time with his family there during the lockdown.

It won't be surprising to tell that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the 

footballers who own expensive private jets

; actually he owns the most expensive private jet.

He owns a huge and super-expensive Gulfstream G650 private jet, on the market; Cristiano Ronaldo's private jet price is estimated to be $65 million.

The capabilities of this private plane are endless – it can fly in the 12.960 km range, and its maximum speed is 982 km/h.

Lionel Messi

The Argentine football genius is often considered as the best player in the world and by many regarded as the best footballer of all time.

He has won the Ballon d'Or award for six times and also he has won a record six European Golden Shoes so far.

Leo Messi has spent his entire club career with Spanish giants,

Barcelona

. Messi has won a club record 34 trophies with Barca including ten La Liga titles, four UCL titles and six Copa del Ray.

Messi is one of the richest athletes in the world and he's the second wealthiest football player in the world behind his arch rival Cristiano Ronaldo.

He has a permanent lifetime deal with Adidas, which brings him around $12 million per year,

Messi

also works with Gatorade, Huawei, Mastercard and Pepsi.

Leo has his own brand like many other big names in the sport industry, he makes lots of money from his brand as the fans would love to wear something with his logo on it.

Leo Messi has a luxurious life style and it is said that he has invested a lot in real estate in Spain and France; he owns a big mansion house in Barcelona which overlooks the Mediterranean coast.

The Argentine footballer owns a riverfront house in his hometown in Rosario, Argentina. Messi spends most of the time with his family in Argentina during the holidays.

The Barca captain's car collection's total worth is said to be around $50 million, which is an insane amount, but not for a footballer who's regarded as one of the highest-paid players in the world. 

Leo Messi private jet

is Embraer Legacy 650; according to sources Lionel Messi's private jet price is $25.9 million.

 Messi's private jet features the names of the man himself, his wife, Antonella, and their three children, Thiago, Ciro and Mateo.

The jet can carry an impressive 1,134 kilograms on one trip, so there's plenty of room for luggage and it can reach a maximum speed of 528 miles per hour.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The next player in list of footballers, who own expensive private jets, is Swedish star,

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

.

Zlatan is regarded as one of the best strikers in the world for 15 years, although that his age is 39 he can score goals and be useful for his side.

He began his senor career with Swedish club, Malmo, and after a brief time he moved to Netherlands to play for

Ajax

.

His great performances caused that big clubs pay attention to him and in 2004 he joined Italian giants,

Juventus

.

In 2006, Zlatan joined another Italian club,

Inter Milan

, and after three successful years with the club, in 2009 he decided to join Barcelona in one of the world's most expensive transfers.

He returned to Italy to play for

AC Milan

and after two seasons he joined to French club,

Paris Saint-Germain

.

Zlatan won many major trophies with PSG and after four years he moved to Manchester United to play in Premier League.

After two years playing for Manchester United, he joined American club

LA Galaxy

in 2018. Two years later, Zlatan rejoined AC Milan.

He's one of the most decorated active players in the world, having won 31trophies in his career. About his international career it should be mentioned that he's All-time top goal-scorer for Sweden national team with 62 goals.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the richest footballers in the world and he has been one of the most expensive strikers from 2009 to 2016.

Ibrahimovic is a supremely marketable athlete, he has signed a deal with sportswear giants Nike and also has his own line of sportswear named ‘A-Z’.

 He also had sponsorship deals with Nivea Men and Microsoft’s Xbox. Zlatan is one of the ambassadors for Swedish automobile giants ‘Volvo’.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic owns his own private jet which is a Cessna Citation Longitude; the jet costs $27 million.

The jet has a 65 feet wing span, one of the biggest around and it is spacious enough to accommodate 12 guests.

David Beckham

David Beckham is one of the most famous and popular footballers in the world and even people who are not football fan have heard his name for sure.

The English former professional footballer is regarded as one of the best players of his generation and also one of the best English midfielders in history of football.

He began his senior career with Manchester United, where he became one of top players in the world and in 9 years playing for ''Red Devils'' he won Premier League title for six times.

Beckham also won the UEFA Champions League title in 1998-99 season with Man United and he also won FA Cup twice, FA Charity Shield twice and one Intercontinental Cup.

In 2003 he joined to

Real Madrid

for €37 million and became a member of Galacticos alongside, Zidane, Figo, Ronaldo Nazario and many other global stars.

In four years playing for Real, he won only one La Liga title and one Supercopa de Espana. Beckham decided to join American club, LA Galaxy in 2007.

He joined to AC Milan on loan in 2009 and then returned to LA Galaxy. David Beckham spent his last season as a professional footballer with Paris Saint-Germain in 2012-13 season.

Beckham was a member of England national team from 1996 to 2009; he managed to score 17 goals for his country in 115 appearances.

David Beckham represented his country in three World Cups and two Euros; he captained the

England national team

59 times which is fourth highest number of games as captain of the England national football team.

Beckham is one of the most popular footballers around the world and he has made lots of money from playing football and doing modeling work, he's one of the richest athletes in the world. He married to English singer, Victoria Adams, in 1999.

David Beckham and his wife Victoria have built their persona as a power couple and together have a fortune of almost 1 billion dollars.

He is well known for his fancy life-style; David has no limits in spending his money. In 1999 he bought a palace in Sawbridgeworth for £2.5 million, the property became dubbed "Beckingham Palace" by the press as a portmanteau of their surname and Buckingham Palace.

David Beckham purchased an eye-popping Miami apartment in the One Thousand Museum high-rise. The apartment costs £20 million and it features a pool and gym, a spa and even a helipad.

The couple bought a house in Holland Park, London, in 2013 for £31.5million, they spent an estimated £8million changing the house.

In 2003, David signed a lifetime contract with Adidas for $160 million. Other endorsements he did include Sainsbury’s, Gillette, AIA group, Armani, Walt Disney theme parks, Samsung, Calvin Klein, etc.

David Beckham is the current president & co-owner of Inter Miami CF and co-owner of Salford City.

He's one of footballers who own expensive private jets; David Beckham's private jet is Bombardier Challenger 350, it can carry eight passengers and can reach a top flight speed of 528 miles per hour. David

Beckham's private jet price

is $26.66 million in the market.

Neymar

Brazilian professional footballer is regarded as one of the best players in the world; he currently plays for French club, Paris Saint-Germain.

Neymar

began his senior career with Santos in Brazil and in a brief time he became the most important player of his side and the best player of Santos.

He won three Campeonato Paulista titles in a row with Santos in 2010, 2011 and 2012, they also won Copa Libertadores in 2011 and Neymar was named the best player of tournament.

After his great performances with Santos, in 2013 he joined Spanish giants, Barcelona, for €57.1, however in 2014 the details were revealed and the transfer had in fact cost them €86.2 million.

In four years playing for Barca, Neymar won 9 trophies including two La Ligas, three Copa del Rey titles and the 2014-15 Champions League title.

In 2017 Neymar joined to French club, Paris Saint-Germain, for €222 million which constituted the most expensive transfer ever.

He's a member of

Brazil national team

since 2010 and till this day he has managed to score 64 goals in 103 international matches.

Neymar is one of the world's most famous athletes and one of the most influential people in the world.

He's the most expensive footballer in the world and in 2020; Forbes ranked him the world's fourth highest-paid athlete.

Neymar has signed sponsorship deals with Nike, Puma, Panasonic, Beats, Volkswagen and many other famous brands and companies.

He's one of footballers who own expensive private jets; Neymar's private jet is Embraer Legacy 450 and his private jet price is $25.9.

The jet can also cover 2,900 nautical miles in one go with the jet also boasting an infrared camera, it also can carry nine passengers.

Paul Pogba

The French midfielder, Paul Pogba, is well known for spending money and having a luxurious life-style and he's one of the

football players with private jets

.

Pogba is regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world for several years now. He was signed by Manchester United youth side in 2009.

Paul Pogba joined to Italian club, Juventus, in 2012 and with Juve he managed to earn his best form. In four seasons with Juventus, he won four Serie A titles and two Coppa Italia trophies.

In 2016 Pogba decided to return to Manchester United and he rejoined his former club for a then-record for highest football transfer fee at €105 million.

Pogba won the 2016-17 UEFA Europa League with

Manchester United

and he was named UEFA Europa League Player of the Season.

Paul Pogba is a member of French senior team since 2013; he represented his country in World Cup 2014, Euro 2016 and also World Cup 2018, where he and his side managed to achieve the biggest honor in football and became world champions.

Till date, Pogba has 78 caps for France and he has managed to score 10 international goals including a memorable goal against Croatia in 2018 FIFA World Cup final.

As mentioned before he's one of the most expensive players in the world and had the record for highest transfer fee in 2016.

The 28 year old French footballer is one of the highest paid athletes in the world and he has a sponsorship deal with sportswear and equipment supplier Adidas which is valued at £31 million.

Pogba owns a huge collection to his name, the total worth of his car collection is estimated to be in excess £1.25 million.

He purchased a luxurious mansion in Cheshire in 2017; the house costs a whopping £2.9million. It boasts of 5 bedrooms, a custom kitchen, a heated pool, media room, sauna, game room, and other luxurious amenities.

Paul Pogba's private jet is Gulfstream G280 which is a business class plane; Pogba's private jet price is $24.5 million.

The jet can fly in range of (6,667 km) with top speed of (900 km/h) and it is able to accommodate 10 passengers.

Wayne Rooney

The next name on the list of

footballers with private jets

is

Wayne Rooney

, he's a former professional footballer and currently he's a manager.

The English footballer is regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation and also one of the best English strikers in history of football.

He began his senior career with Everton and after a brief time he joined Manchester United in 2004, when he was 19 years old.

Rooney joined Man United for £25.6 million, which was the highest fee ever paid for a player under 20 years old.

He played 13 years for Manchester United and won 16 major trophies including, five Premier League titles, one UEFA Europa League and one UEFA Champions League title.

Wayne Rooney is Manchester United all-time top scorer with 253 goals and also he is England national team all-time top scorer with 53 goals.

Rooney was one of the most paid players during his professional career and his name is amongst richest footballers.

His reported income of  US$32.6 million listed him as the world's fifth highest-paid footballer, following Lionel Messi, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Samuel Eto'o.

Rooney has a sizable presence in the advertising industry, he has endorsement deals with Ford, Asda, Nokia, Coca-Cola and Nike and Samsung are among his main clients.

Wayne owns many houses, including a £20 million house in Cheshire and a £5 million villa in Barbados.

Wayne Rooney owns private jet- Dassault Falcon 900LX. Rooney's private jet price is estimated to be $20 million.

The jet has capacity of 6 passengers and it can fly up to range 4750 km with maximum operating speed 370/350 ktas.

Gareth Bale

The 31 year old Welshman is among footballers who own expensive private jets.

Bale currently plays for Premier League club, Tottenham, on loan from Real Madrid of La Liga.

He began his senior career with Southampton and in 2007 he joined

Tottenham Hotspur

for an initial £5 million.

His great performances with Tottenham led him to a transfer to Spanish giants, Real Madrid, for a then world record transfer fee of €100.8 million (£85.1 million).

In Real Madrid, Bale became one of best players in the world. He has won La Liga title twice, three FIFA Club World Cup titles and four UCL titles.

He's a member of Wales national team since 2006 and till date he has earned 90 caps  and scored 33 international goals, making him Wales' highest scorer of all time.

Gareth Bale is one of the world's most famous athletes and also one of the most paid footballers, his name is amongst richest professional footballers.

He has signed many sponsorship deals with big companies, in 2014 Bale signed a deal with Adidas worth £20m over six years.

Gareth Bale

has also signed a sponsorship with companies like Nissan Motor, Konami and Foot Locker. He also has deals with Lucozade and EA Sports.

He has a luxurious house in the posh La Finca neighborhood, home to Madrid's wealthiest, the house worth approximately $8 million.

Gareth bale owns some of the best cars in the world including a $200K Mercedes SLS AMG, a $197K Bentley Continental GT, a $202K Lamborghini Huracan, a $298K Ferrari GTC4Lusso and a $84K Audi Q7 50 TDI.

The 31 year old footballer is quite rich and can buy anything he wants; one of the purchases he made is his own private jet, that's why his name is on the list of the

footballers with private jets

.

Gareth Bale' private jet is a Cessna Citation XLS which comes with a lot of special features, including the turbofan powering.

The jet is able to get the maximum of nine people on board and can fly in 2.100 nmi range and accelerate up to 441 ktas, Gareth Bale's private jet price is estimated around $13 million.

 

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