5 footballers who insured their body parts
Celebrities including footballers having insurance policies that cover their body parts is not something new. Find out which 5 footballers insured their body parts against possible injuries.
Beckham started out by insuring his legs for about 110 million euros, which later increased to a policy on his entire body which came out to 195 million euros. This would cover him financially in case he were to lose any endorsements that depended on his looks. Wondering how much he spends to maintain his look, talk about high maintenance…
2. Lionel Messi
Regarded as one of the best footballers in the world, Messi never fails to impress us with his skills and also his insurance policy. The four-time FIFA Ballon d’Or winner Messi insured his legs for 750 million euros!
Back in 2007, Casillas insured his hands for 7.5 million euros in case of injuries on and off the field. In May 2019, he was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack during training. Following the unfortunate event, the former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper announced his retirement from football.
Neuer is a professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bayern Munich and the German national team. He insured his hands for 4.3 million euros which protects him in case he were to suffer a career-ending injury.
Known for his incredible skills and speed on the field, Ronaldo insured his legs for 103 million euros. When he was playing for Real Madrid, the club announced that they had insured Ronaldo’s legs for 90 million euros in case of a permanent leg injury.