Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, with hundreds of millions watching the World Cup every year.
Because of their ability to dribble the ball and score numerous goals, many young men and women have been propelled to superstar status.
They have made millions of dollars as a result of this, and some have even crossed the billion-dollar mark as a result of their ability with the ball.
These successful men and women have made a long-term investment by founding or purchasing their football clubs.
The top five footballers who have purchased or founded their football clubs around the world are listed below:
Given the numerous goals he scored in his playing days, the Brazilian Ronaldo is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.
Ronaldo Nazario is presently an investor and the owner of Valladolid, a Spanish La Liga team.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is forty years old and still plays football for AC Milan in Italy, one of the most prestigious clubs in the world.
He's the owner of the Swedish club Hammarby IF.
Given how great he was in his prime, Maldini is regarded as a legend in Italian football.
He is the owner of the Miami FC soccer team, which competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States of America.
Didier Drogba will be remembered by many people throughout the world for his significant contribution to Chelsea's football success.
He is now the proud owner of Phoenix Rising FC in the United States, which competes in the league's second level.
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