Football WAGS do not have to depend on their partners to amass the same kind of wealth or depend on players to sustain their livelihood.
The top ten wives and girlfriends of football players was released and Cristiano Ronaldo’s partner is way behind the likes of Victoria Beckham and Shakira.
Beckham and Pique’s partners were doing way more better than the lovers of Wayne Rooney, Mauro Icardi and Frank Lampard’s sweethearts.
Here are the top ten WAGS released by SunSport:
1. Victoria Beckham (£360m)
A former member of the defunct Spice Girls group currently runs a clothing line in her name and has raked in millions of pounds over the years.
Her relationship with Man United legend David Beckham is still very intact with their four kids.
2. Shakira (£220m)
The pop icon got married to Barcelona star Gerard Pique whose net worth is around £30m, far lower than hers which is set at £220m and they have two boys together.
Shakira has sold £80m worth of albums in her career which makes her the biggest selling female Latin artist in history.
3. Coleen Rooney (£14m)
Rooney is one of the most decorated England footballers of all time but his wife is also raking in millions writing articles for celeb magazines among other things.
4. Georgina Rodriguez
One would think Ronaldo’s million will be enough for his lover Georgina Rodriguez but the stunning model is not resting on her oars.
The Spaniard has over 24 million followers on Instagram, making her the most marketable among WAGS. She currently has a deal with Italian swimwear company Yamamay.
5. Perrie Edwards
Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain’s girlfriend Pierre Edwards made her money through a singing group called Little Mix which was discovered in X-Factor.
Despite quitting the band in 2018, Edwards is still worth a whopping £6m and she is happy dating her Liverpool boyfriend.
6. Christine Lampard (£5m)
Frank Lampard was on the news for the wrong reasons after he was sacked by Chelsea last month but his wife Christine is still holding her own hosting TV shows.
The 42-year-old is a regular on ITV’s Loose Women and appeared in other shows like The One Show, Dancing on Ice and This Morning.
7. Oriana Sabatini (£4m)
Niece of former tennis star Gabriela Sabatini currently dates Juventus star Paulo Dybala and the singer has won the hearts of millions of fans in South America.
8. Wanda Icardi (£3m)
Wife of Paris Saint-Germain striker Mauro Icardi, Wanda, was responsible for her husband’s departure at Inter Milan.
The 34-year-old who was once married to Argentine football Lopez and is now selling her own cosmetics range.
9. Abbey Clancy (£2.5m)
former England international Peter Crouch and his wife Abby Clancy appeared alongside her hubby in the latest Paddy Power TV ad.
The 35-year-old has also appeared in campaigns for Triumph motorbikes and hosted Britain’s Next Top Model.
10. Helen Flanagan (£2m)
The actress is currently dating former Man City star Scott Sinclar and appeared in a soap opera Rosie Webster in Coronation Street from 2000-2012.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman urged experienced players to step up their games before his side thrashed Eleche in a La Liga fixture at the Camp Nou, Daily Mail.
Lionel Messi produced a five-star performance on the night to give La Blaugrana hopes for a title chase this season.
The likes of Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele as Messi and the youthful squad turned up in the second half to three unreplied goals.
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