Top 10 Richest Female Soccer Players In 2021 | Football Money List

July 26, 2021 By Sourav


Top 10 Richest Female Soccer Players In 2021 | Football Money List

Almost every aspect of society pays women less than their male counterparts for the same job, but their responsibilities remain the same. Female athletes can suffer from this condition in most sports. As a result of the rules of the National Women's Soccer League, a vast majority of salaries are set, which means players may play in other countries and still represent their home country internationally. Here are the richest female soccer players in 2021 around the World.

 

Richest Female Soccer Players | 2021 Ranking

 

10. Christine Sinclair (Canada) – $3 Million
9. Sam Kerr (Australia) - $3 million
8. Ada Hegerberg (Norway) – $3 Million
7. Carli Lloyd (United States) – $3.3 Million
6. Megan Rapinoe (United States) – $3.7 Million
5. Julie Ertz (United States) – $4.5 Million
4. Alex Morgan (United States) – $4.6 Million
3. Wendie Renard (France) – $7 Million
2. Amandine Henry (France) – $7 Million
1. Marta (Brazil) – $13 Million

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Football is not just the most popular sport in the world but also the highest-paying sport. And even women’s football is not far behind as they also earn in millions. Here are the richest female footballers of this year!

 

10. Christine Sinclair (Canada) – $3 Million

 

One of the most popular female footballers of all time, Christine Sinclair, captains the Portland Thorns FC in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the Canadian national team. Sinclair was born on June 12, 1983, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Before joining FC Gold Pride, she played for Western New York Flash and FC Gold Pride in the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS). According to a report, Sinclair is earning $380,000 per year with salary and endorsements. She is known as one of the richest female soccer players in 2021, with a net worth of $3 million.

In addition to being a CONCACAF champion, Sinclair is an Olympic bronze medalist, and she has been Canada Soccer Player of the Year 14 times. Sinclair has 186 international goals to his name, which is the most in men's or women's international football history.

Additionally, she holds the record for the most caps with 296. Moreover, she is only the second female footballer to score in five World Cups. Sinclair has been a member of the women's national team for over 20 years, and she has appeared in five FIFA Women's World Cups.

 

9. Sam Kerr (Australia) - $3 million

 

An Australian footballer, Kerr was born on 10 September 1993, plays for Chelsea's women's soccer team. Her current title is the captain of the Australian women's soccer team. According to the WNWSL (National Women's Soccer League), Kerr holds the all-time scoring record and records the Australian W-League.

As a 15-year-old, Kerr began playing soccer for Perth Glory before joining Sydney FC in 2012. She won the NWSL Shield with the Western New York Flash in her first season with the league. In the same league, she later played for Sky Blue FC and Chicago Red Stars.

As a 15-year-old, Kerr earned her first senior international cap for Australia in 2009. She also represented Australia at 2010, 2014, and 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cups. Known as one of the richest female soccer players in 2021, Kerr has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

A salary and endorsements bring her an annual income of $410,000. A four-time winner of the PFA Women's Footballer of the Year Award, Kerr was awarded the 2017 Julie Dolan Medal, as Australia's best player. In 2018, and again this year, she is the first Australian woman footballer to have been shortlisted for the Ballon d'Or. 

 

8. Ada Hegerberg (Norway) – $3 Million

 

A Norwegian footballer, Hegerberg was born on 10 July 1995 and currently plays for one of the best female football teams, Olympique Lyonnais, a division 1 Feminine club. Her previous clubs include Kolbotn and Stabaek in the Toppserien.

Norwegian international Hegerberg first played for the senior team in 2011 after representing the team at the youth level. During the 2013 UEFA Women's Championship, she earned the silver medal. She played for Norway at the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015 and the 2017 UEFA Women's Championships.

UEFA presented Hegerberg with its Best Women's Player in Europe award on 25 August 2016 and BBC Women's Footballer of the Year titles in 2017 and 2019. A combination of salary and endorsements earned Ada $425,000 in 2021.

Ada named herself on the list of richest female footballers with a net worth of $3 million in 2021. In 2018, she became the first-ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or. In UEFA Women's Champions League, she holds the record for the most goals in a single season (15) and has been the leading scorer in the tournament (53).

 

7. Carli Lloyd (United States) – $3.3 Million

 

In 2021, Lloyd is one of the highest-paid female footballers. She plays as a forward or midfielder for NJ/NY Gotham FC in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States national team.

As well as winning two gold medals at the Olympics in 2008 and 2012, she has also won two FIFA World Cups in 2015 and 2019.

Furthermore, Llyod is a FIFA Player of the Year 2015 and 2016 and an Olympian in 2008, 2012, 2016, and 2021. In each of the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics, Lloyd scored the gold medal-winning goal.

Having appeared more than 300 times for the U.S. national team, Lloyd ranks third in caps and is fourth in most goals and seventh in most assists. She became the richest female footballer in the USA in 2021 after earning more than $518,000.

 

6. Megan Rapinoe (United States) – $3.7 Million

 

The American professional soccer player Rapinoe was born on 5 July 1985 and plays for the OL Reign of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She is also a member of the US national team. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist won the Ballon d'Or Féminin and was named Best FIFA Women's Player in 2019.

She is now dubbed as one of the most successful female footballers in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Her other gold medals include those at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. In addition to her incredible style of play, Rapinoe is a successful activist.

As well as salary and sponsorship, Megan has a net worth of $3.7 million. She is one of the highest-paid female soccer players in 2021, with earnings of $447,000. As a result of her accurate cross to Abby Wambach during the quarterfinal match against Brazil in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, the Americans won penalty kicks and earned an equalizer goal.

ESPN's 2011 ESPY Award for Best Play of the Year was given to Megan because of this goal at the last minute. And many people still dubbed it as one of the best last-minute goals in the history of football.

 

5. Julie Ertz (United States) – $4.5 Million

 

She plays for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and was born on 6 April 1992. On 9 February 2013, she made her US national team debut during an international friendly against Scotland. The fans have seen her play over 100 times since then.

At the 2019 and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cups, Ertz helped the United States to two titles. Her 23 years of age made her the second-youngest member of the team behind Morgan Brian, 22, in 2015.

Her participation in the Final and on the FIFA Women's World Cup All-Star Team was evidence that she earned a place on the United States team. 2017 marked Ertz's transition to center midfield both for club and country. Her name was chosen as Soccer Female Player of the Year.

This is Ertz's second nomination for the U.S Soccer Female Player of the Year award, and she won the award year 2019. She is one of the richest female soccer players in 2021, with a net worth of $4.5 million and a $430,000 salary in 2021.

 

4. Alex Morgan (United States) – $4.6 Million

 

The American soccer player Morgan was born on 2 July 1989. She plays for the Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She served with Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe as co-captain of the U.S. women's national soccer team from 2018 through 2020. She is also dubbed as one of the hottest female footballers to watch for this year.

During the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, Morgan was the youngest member of the national team, where the team finished second. Her 123rd-minute goal against Canada in the semi-finals of the 2012 London Olympics won the match.

As of the end of 2012, she had 28 goals and 21 assists. The US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year later won the FIFA World Player of the Year award. During 2015 and 2019, Morgan helped the United States win the World Cup title, winning the Dream Team award for both tournaments and winning the Silver Boot award for 2019.

Morgan has earned $450,000 this year with a total net worth of $4.6 million, making her one of the richest female soccer players in 2021.

 

3. Wendie Renard (France) – $7 Million

 

A French professional footballer, Renard was born on 20 July 1990 and currently plays for the Division 1 Féminine team Olympique Lyonnais. She is also the captain of the France national team. Renard has won many awards in the modern era of women's club football for her goalscoring ability.

Her 14 French League titles are a record, and she has won 7 European Cups. As of 2019, the New York Times referred to her as an "institution" at Lyon, the club with the best European women's football record.

The combined salary and endorsements of Renard are $392,000 per year. Her net worth is $7 million, making her one of the richest female soccer players in 2021. The France striker accounted for three goals in the group stage of the 2019 World Cup: a brace against South Korea, plus a penalty against Nigeria.

It was also her own goal that she scored against Norway. After defeating the United States by a score of 2–1, France's Renard scored a consolation goal. During that edition of the World Cup, she was the tallest player, standing 6 feet 1 inch tall.

 

2. Amandine Henry (France) – $7 Million

 

France football player Henry has played defensive midfield for Olympique Lyon and the French national team since she was born on 28 September 1989. At Women's youth international, she represented the country at all levels. 2009 marked Henry's first international appearance as a senior. And since then, he bagged one of the most remarkable records in the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The national team captain has been in the role since October of 2017. As a 15-year-old, Henry started her career in Hénin-Beaumont in 2004. In addition to one season at the Clairefontaine academy for women, she attended two seasons there.

In 2015, Henry won the Silver Ball award as the second-best player at the FIFA Women's World Cup. A finalist in UEFA's annual Best Women's Player in Europe competition, Henry finished two positions behind Célia Sasic for the title of the best woman in Europe in 2015. Henry's salary and endorsements make up $394,500 of her yearly pay.

A 7-million-dollar net worth makes her one of the wealthiest female soccer players in 2021. As a member of the Portland Thorns, she signed with the team in March and joined the team in June 2016. A regular-season champion in the National Women's Soccer League, she played in 8 games and started in 9 for the team.

 

1. Marta (Brazil) – $13 Million

 

The Brazilian footballer, commonly known as Marta, was born on 19 February 1986. Marta holds dual citizenship with both Brazil and Sweden. As a forward, she plays for both the Orlando Pride and the Brazilian national team. She has scored 109 goals for Brazil, the most of any woman and men in international football in Brazil.

Having scored 17 goals in the FIFA World Cup, she holds the record for most goals in the competition. Moreover, Marta is the first footballer of any gender to net at five World Cup editions; Christine Sinclair achieved this feat in 2019. And now, she is considered one of the greatest female footballers of all time.

During her time at Umea IK in Sweden, Marta won the UEFA Women's Cup in 2004. She also won the Swedish league championship seven times while representing various Swedish clubs. The salary and endorsements earned by Marta bring her $400,000 a year.

She is known as one of the richest female soccer players in 2021, with a net worth of $13 million. In many circles, Marta has been regarded as the greatest female footballer of all time. From 2006 through 2010, she was recognized five consecutive times as FIFA World Player of the Year. She received the latest award in 2018.

 

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Richest Female Soccer Players – 2021 Infographics

 

FAQs Regarding Richest Female Footballers

 

Q. Who is the highest paid female football player?

As of 2021, American football star Alex Morgan is currently the highest-paid female football player. She is currently getting around $450k plus performance bonuses from his current footballing side Orlando Pride and the United States women's national soccer team.

Q. Who is the highest paid female soccer player in 2021?

All the American stars with a handful of Latin American female football stars are among the highest-paid female soccer players. But as of 2021, USA talisman Alex Morgan is the highest-paid female soccer player in 2021. She now gets close to half a million salary per year from her association with Orlando Pride and the USA national female football team.

Q. Who receives the highest wage among female soccer players?

Orlando Pride star and USA icon, Alex Morgan, is now receiving the highest wage among female soccer players. She gets around $450k as her yearly salary. On the other hand, Brazilian star Marta is also giving a close competition with her $400k salary this year.

Q. Who is the most beautiful female footballer?

Daniela Cruz is the player who is known as one of the most beautiful female footballers. She is a Costa Rican footballer currently playing in the Serbian First League for Red Star Belgrade.

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  1. Christopher Nowak
    Christopher Nowak July 20, 2019 06:03

    I guess Abby Wambach saves more of her money then the very cocky Alex Morgan (remember her tea sipping imitation against England).
    The last I heard about net worths: Abby: 4 million, Alex: 3 million.

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    Christopher Nowak October 16, 2019 03:30

    The last I heard, Laure Boulleau's net worth was less than one million dollars.
    With her salary, I thought that she would have more of a net worth in the one million+ range (especially now that she is retired).

  4. Yuki
    Yuki February 3, 2020 21:08

    Men and women should get paid the same amount in soccer.

    1. Sourav Das
      Sourav Das February 4, 2020 16:58

      I agree with you completely.

    2. Joe
      joe August 14, 2020 19:44

      tell that to the people who don't watch or come to the women's games hence, no money to pay them.

  5. Liza
    Liza May 2, 2020 07:13

    Sam Kerr earns roughly 1, 150.00 pounds yearly. And that's only her salary from her new club Chelsea, not to mention her sponsors pay. Maybe you need to update this?
    Hope Solo has been out of the picture for some time now.

    1. Sourav Das
      Sourav Das May 2, 2020 18:23

      Thanks for your suggestions. We truly appreciate it.
      And yes, we will definitely update this post with your information about Kerr.

  6. Abiodun
    Abiodun July 11, 2020 02:21

    I disagree with you that men and women footballers should be equally paid. You are just been ignorant of the truth that men and women are not equal. Moreso,the men football is extremely richer than the women game. therefore, it will be unbias to the natural other of life

    1. Sourav Das
      Sourav Das July 11, 2020 18:10

      What does that even mean that "men and women are not equal"? Its 21st-century mate, wake up!

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