Top 5 highest-earning female footballers
2019 is a glorious year for the women’s football scene and we’re 100% sure it’s just going to get better. Check out 5 of the highest-earning female footballers of all time.
5.Nicole Banecki: RM 365,634
Banecki made her debut in the German national team on 7 March 2008 against Finland. Currently playing as a forward for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, the 31-year-old footballer hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down.
4.Heather Mitts: RM 609,390
Retired in 2013, Mitts is now 41 years old. She was a former defender for Boston Breakers, Atlanta Beat, Philadelphia Independence and many more. Born in Ohia, now she runs a football camp every year throughout the United States.
3.Abby Wambach: RM 812,520
Wambach is a retired American footballer who played as a Forward for Western New York Flash, MagicJack, Washington Freedom and many more. She announced her retirement in 2015 after playing for 13 years. Such was the the impact she made in world football that an autobiography about her titled Forward was released in 2016, which instantly became a New York Times bestseller!
2.Marta Viera: RM 1.63 Million
Viera is a Swedish-Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward for Orlando Pride and the Brazil national team. She was given the nickname “Pelé in skirts” by Pelé himself! #impressive right? Viera has been named FIFA World Player of the Year six times (5 times in a row and the latest one was awarded in 2018).
1.Alex Morgan: RM 1.83 Million
Expecting the arrival of her first baby in April 2020, Morgan released a statement that she still wants to play at the 2020 Olympics and we honestly believe she will do it! Morgan was given the nickname “Baby Horse” by her teammates on the U.S. women’s national team due to her incredible speed and running style.