Here are the top 5 football players who have insured their body parts
When it comes to sports, athletes need to avoid any kind of injury. There are some cases that have appeared to be a career-ending ones for some of the great sporting legends.
This article will tell you about the top five football players who have an insurance of their body parts. Can you guess who won the 1958 Ballon dÓr? (Hint – He ws a French legend)
Footballers With Insured Body Parts
Lionel Messi – Legs
Lionel Messi is arguably the greatest player in football history. His Messi’s magical left foot is worth an exaggerating €750 million. That said, he has the most expensive body-part insurance among all the football players.
David Beckham – Legs
David Beckham had an insurance of around €40 million for both of his legs, that is, insurance of worth €80 million. He later upgraded the insurance to his whole body for around €190m. And of course he is one of the richest athletes in the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo – Legs
In 2009, Real Madrid made an insurance of around €130 million for the legs of their star player Cristiano Ronaldo. We all have witnessed what the Portuguese used to do whenever the ball had a perfect connection with his foot.
Gareth Bale – Legs
Gareth Bale has insured his legs for around €100 million, protecting him from career-ending injuries. The Welsh legend has won four Champions League and one La Liga title with Real Madrid.
Iker Casillas – Hands
Indeed the one of the greatest goalkeepers in football history, Iker Casillas has insured his hands for around €15 million. Because of this, he lifted the World Cup trophy in 2010 along with the Euro in 2012.
After he signed the insurance deal, Casillas joked: “If I damage my knee, I will pretend my hand hurts.”
Manuel Neuer – Hands
Arguably the best goalkeeper in the world at present, Manuel Neuer has an insurance of around €4 million. Let us tell you that he is one of the highest-paid goalkeepers in the world.
Answer to the question above – Raymond Kopa