- Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is now the richest man in British sport
- The 35-year-old Swede replaced Wayne Rooney on the list
- FI world champion Lewis Hamilton is the richest man in British sport
Swedish international football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is now the richest person in the British sport thereby replacing his teammate Wayne Rooney on the list.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s fortune of £110 million puts him ahead of Englishman Wayne Rooney who is on £93 million.
NAIJ.com reports that the 35-year-old is second only to F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton in British sport according to the annual survey.
Rooney’s net worth soared by £11 million in 2016, but not enough to stop his new team-mate from dethroning him.
Ibrahimovic has earned massive wages during his long and illustrious career and enjoys a £220,000-per-week package at Old Trafford.
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