Soccer is the most popular sport around the world. From Morocco to Madrid, the game is loved by young and old. While soccer players are renowned for their skills on the football pitch, many of them are also renowned for their massive paycheques, expensive lifestyles and glamourous lives.
While the lives of “WAGS” are scrutinised at every turn and many people envy their lives, there are also a number of single soccer players.
Colombian player Rodriguez became a breakout star at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Born on 12 July 1991 the football player is commonly ranked as one of the best young players in the world.
Although quite a versatile player, he has stated that his main preference is that of an attacking midfielder.
Not only did he win the Golden Boot as the top goalscorer at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but his 17 goals and 18 assists for Real Madrid in the same year have helped cement his place as one of the best.
The 1.75 m tall Brazilian soccer star inherited his name from his father, who is a former footballer. The Barcelona forward won the South American Footballer of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012, and went on to score 122 goals in all competitions in 2015.
As if his third-place best player in the world ranking by The Guardian isn’t enough, he is also the only Brazilian soccer player to have graced the cover of TIME magazine.
Highly idolised in his home country, Neymar is one of the most eligible single soccer players in the world. He has also scored 46 goals in 70 matches for Brazil.
Born 15 March 1993, Pogba was born in France to Guinean parents. He currently plays for Italian Club Juventus.