Retired from the game in 1977, Pelé currently relies mainly on endorsements deals for earnings. He bagged the 13th position in the Forbes’ list of the highest-paid retired athlete with $14 million earrings in 2015.
Who is No 1 football player in the world?
Who is the king of football now?
Lionel Messi is the king of football in 2022 after his stupendous previous season where he ended with 41 goals and 17 assists and then went on to leave Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain for the 2021-22 season.
Who is goat of football now?
#1 Lionel Messi (Argentina) – seven-time Ballon d’Or winner. The Copa America triumph cemented Lionel Messi’s place as the greatest player of all time.