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5 footballers who were born rich

Most footballers come from poor backgrounds but these footballers on our list were born with silver spoons in their mouths.

1.Gianluca Vialli

The former striker of Chelsea, Juventus, Sampdoria, and Cremonese grew up in a castle with 60 rooms! He is not just some spoiled brat, Vialli is considered as one of the best and most consistent strikers of his generation. The son of a self-made millionaire, Vialli recently overcame a year-long battle with cancer.


2.Gerard Pique

The Barcelona centre-back comes from a wealthy family. #tbh he doesn’t even need to play football to lead a wealthy life. Pique’s father is a successful legal representative and his mother is the director of a hospital in Barcelona. Pique’s maternal-grandfather was also a former vice president of Barcelona.

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3.Andrea Pirlo

Pirlo is an Italian former midfielder. His father founded a metal trading company in Brescia and is also known for being a wine expert who runs his own vineyard in Italy, which produces around 15,000–20,000 bottles a year! He doesn’t need football.

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4.Patrick Bamford

Currently playing for Leeds United, Bamford attended Nottingham High School, a posh private school in England. He even had the chance to go to Harvard University in the U.S. but rejected the offer to continue his career in football.

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5.Frank Lampard

No introduction needed for this former player of Chelsea. Lampard sure doesn’t have money problems as his father, Frank Lampard Senior had a successful career as a left-back for West Ham, and his uncle Harry Redknapp is a well known English football manager.

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