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Euro 2024: Jude Bellingham, Kylian Mbappé & more footballers' staggering net worths

The UEFA EURO 2024 kicks off in Munich on Friday 14 June

Phoebe Tatham
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June 14, 2024
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The hotly-anticipated EURO 2024 will kick off this Friday, with Scotland taking on Germany in the first match of the tournament.

As it stands, England is the current favourite to win, followed by France, Germany and Spain.

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The Euro 2024 tournament is being held in Germany

Over the coming weeks, we can expect to witness some stellar performances on the pitch, with the likes of Jude Bellingham, Harry Kane and Jordan Pickford among those in Gareth Southgate's final squad.

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Prince William met Gareth Southgate at St George's Park on 10 June

Football is classed as one of the highest-paid sports in the world. And when combined with the subsequent celebrity status so often achieved by football aces, it's perhaps no surprise that many of these athletes have amassed a small fortune.

As preparations for the tournament get underway, join HELLO! as we take a closer look at some of this years' EURO footballers with the highest net worths…

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Jude Bellingham (England)

The Real Madrid superstar is one of the highest paid players in the world with a reported weekly salary of £220,000, according to The Sun. Aside from his salary, he has also boosted his reported £39m net worth with an endorsement deal from Adidas.

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Harry Kane (England)

England's top scorer Harry Kane has netted himself a cool fortune. In 2023, Harry signed for Bayern Munich - a move which allegedly brought him earning of about £400,000 per week. 

He also boasts a staggering property portfolio thought to be worth upwards of £13 million, while his company HK28 shows assets of £10.2 million — up £1.2 million over the past year. His total net worth is allegedly an eye-watering £75 million, according to The Times.

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Kylian Mbappé (France)

French footballer Kylian Mbappé recently nabbed sixth place in Forbes' 'World's highest-paid athletes', reportedly earning £70 million per year on the pitch whilst playing for Paris Saint Germain, and an extra £15 million off the pitch thanks to his numerous brand deals with the likes of Electronic Arts, Oakley and Nike. It's been reported that his total net worth is in the region of £140 million.

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Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium)

Midfielder Kevin earns £400k per week at Manchester City and has lucrative sponsorship deals with Nike, Emirates, and McDonald's.

Beyond this, he owns a sprawling property in Cheshire and a stunning villa in Belgium complete with a swimming pool and a basketball court. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kevin's current net worth stands at £55 million.

Robert Lewandowski of Barcelona celebrating after scoring their side's first goal during the La Liga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Valladolid CF© Getty Images

Robert Lewandowski (Poland)

Polish striker Robert is currently on a four-year contract with Bayern Munich, which pays him an estimated annual salary of £15 million.

 His sponsorships with Huawei, Nike and Procter & Gamble earn him an extra £5 million, according to Forbes. As per Celebrity Net Worth, Robert's total fortune sits at around £66 million.

Raphael Varane of Manchester United applauding during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Manchester United in 2023 © Getty Images

Raphaël Xavier Varane (France)

Manchester United player Raphaël scoops £300,000 a week. When he transferred across from Real Madrid in 2021, he was United's fourth-highest earner behind Rashford, Casemiro and Jadon Sancho. And according to Sportskeeda, he has conjured up a total net worth of £62 million.

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Ilkay Gundogan (Germany)

Ilkay currently plays as a midfielder for FC Barcelona. According to AS, the athlete earns just over £165,000-per-week. According to Celebrity Net Worth, his total net worth stands at £35 million.

Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrating after scoring during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Manchester United© Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

Forward player Cristiano is the third richest football player in the world. Indeed it is estimated that his fortune currently stands at a whopping £470 million. 

He has a lifetime deal with Nike, endorsement deals with Armani and Tag Heuer to name just a few, and his very own lifestyle brand called CR7 which sells clothing, accessories, fragrances and eyewear.

Euros 2024: get to know the Three Lions

Harry Kane, Jude Bellingham and Phil Foden in England kits

Star players 

England are the bookmakers' favourites to triumph in Germany, and with three star players like these, it's no surprise...

  • Harry Kane  – Captain and striker
  • Jude Bellingham  – Attacking midfielder/Forward
  • Phil Foden – Attacking midfielder/Forward

Highest earners

Football is renowned for astronomical player wages, and England boasts some of the games most well remunerated ballers...

  • Jude Bellingham is the highest earner of the Three Lions with a reported weekly salary of £343,718.58. 
  • Harry Kane earns a reported £343,656.43 per week. 
  • John Stones is the third highest earning player with a reported £250,000 weekly salary. 

Goal threat

With a team packed with goalscorers, it would be an abject failure should they fail to make the net bulge with regularity... 

  • Harry Kane is England's all-time top scorer with over 400 goals for club and country. 
  • Phil Foden has enjoyed his best-ever season for Manchester City, claiming 17 goals and eight assists.
  • Bukayo Saka has scored 11 goals for his country and has been named England men's player of the year for the past two seasons.

High-profile WAGs 

It's not just the action in the stands that enthralls at major tournaments, England's WAGs line-up also garners attention. Here are three of its most high-profile members...

  • Dani Dyer: Love Island winner has been in a relationship with West Ham star Jarred Bowen since 2021, and the pair welcomed twin girls in May 2023.
  • Iris Law: Jude's daughter (Law not Bellingham) is believed to be beau'd-up with Liverpool player Trent Alexander-Arnold. 
  • Laura Celia Valk: Dutch model boasting more than half a million Instagram followers is understood to be dating Jude Bellingham.

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