Audi is a great brand and for certain world footballers to own more than one, it must really be one hell of a car! Among their long list of cars, the name "Audi" is the only name that appears more than once.
Audi is a strong supporter of football
Although Audi is known to gift the world's best footballers some nice Audi cars, the footballers showed back love by purchasing more. Naijauto has listed seven of your favorite footballers who drive an Audi. You'll be amazed to find out that some of them own more than one.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro, also called CR7, was born on the 5th of February, 1985 in a village called Santo Antonio in Portugal. He is a professional Portuguese footballer who currently plays for Juventus FC. The exceptional goal-scorer also captains the Portuguese national team. Ronaldo has won himself several world-renowned titles and has several businesses, hence, we are not so surprised he's worth $450 million. Apart from his Audi R8 that we're about to show you, he also drives a Ferrari F12 worth ₦240 million and a Rolls-Royce Phantom worth ₦146 million, among other cars.
Isn't that number plate awesome enough!
2. Lionel Messi
Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini is an Argentine footballer. He is also a top striker who plays as a forward and captains the Spanish club, Barcelona FC and the Argentina National Team. A section of football fanatics are convinced that Lionel Messi is the best footballer alive; others disagree. Popularly referred to as the successor of Diego Maradona, he has won his club 33 club titles and scored more than 6000 goals. We are not really surprised he has also won the FIFA Ballon d'Or five times too. The football icon is worth $400 million and he's currently the highest-paid footballer in the world.
He owns five Audi's by the way:
- Audi R8 V10 ₦50 m
- Audi Q7
- Audi A7
- Audi RS6 Avant Performance
- Audi R8 Spyder ₦110 m
The footballer is definitely a core Audi lover!
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3. Neymar Junior
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is undoubtedly one of the best footballers in the world today. He was born on the 5th of February, 1992, and at a young age, he had started winning titles in his country. Due to his transfer to PSG for €222 million in 2017, Neymar was named the most expensive player on the planet. Since the handsome player turned 18, he has participated in 101 matches for Brazil and scored 61 goals altogether. This automatically made him the highest goal scorer for his national team. Currently, Neymar is 28-years-old, he plays as a forward for the French club, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), and the Brazil National Team.
For a young man who's worth $250 million, he owns several expensive rides and four Audis:
- Audi Q5 - ₦16 million
- Audi R8 GT- N91 million
- Audi R8 Spyder - ₦59 million
- Audi RS7 Sportback - ₦60 million
Audi is especially known for gifting outstanding footballers occasionally, we guess he bought 3 more.
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
As a professional Swedish footballer, Ibrahimovic is worth $190 million and plays for the famous American club, LA Galaxy. The 37-year-old plays as a Forward. 2008 and 2009 were great years for him as he won three consecutive Serie A titles. In 2009, Ibrahimovic moved to Barcelona, this was one of the world's most expensive transfers. Between 2007 and 2016 consistently, he was awarded the Golden Ball- awards. Apart from scoring 62 goals for his country, in December 2014, a popular Swedish newspaper named him the second-greatest Swedish sportsperson ever!
Zlatan owns two Audis:
- Audi S8 - ₦80 million
- Audi RS6 Avant C7
Look at that awesome ride!
This Audi was probably a gift too.
5. Wayne Rooney
Wayne Mark Rooney is an English footballer who has won the League Cup, the FA Cup, FIFA World Cup, Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and UEFA Europa League, all for himself. Before this move back to his hometown, he played for DC United in Major League Soccer as a forward. On 23 August 2017, Rooney announced his retirement from international football. It was said that he took a coaching job back in his hometown. For the record, except for the UEFA Super Cup, Rooney has won every single award that exists in European, English, and Continental football. His Audi is an Audi RS6.
We're not sure how many Audis Rooney has, but possibly it's more than one.
6. Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale is worth $125 million, earns $27 million every year and his endorsement/sponsorship deals are also worth $11.5 million each year. The professional footballer is from Wales, plays as a Winger for Real Madrid as well as the Wales National Team. For a footballer to have 31 international goals and over seventy caps attached to his name, he has to be amazingly talented. Bale is recognized as the highest scorer of all time in Wales, which is well deserved. Let's not forget that Bale has held the status of Welsh Footballer of the Year six times.
He drives an Audi R8 Spyder.
Fans waiting for Gareth Bale's arrival in his super shiny Audi.
7. Eden Hazard
Although not the highest paid, Hazard is considered one of the best players in the world. He captains the Belgium National Team and plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for the La Liga club, Real Madrid. The 26-year-old professional dribbler has earned over a hundred caps for himself. He was one of the super footballers that played for the Belgium team, which reached the quarterfinals of the 2016 UEFA Euro and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Hazard's parents were footballers, so he's obviously a natural.
Among all his other cars, he drives two Audis:
- Audi RS4 Avant
- Audi R8 V10
Here comes another Audi!
There you go, footballers kicking it with Audis. Why don't you pick up one to join the Audi train today?
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