Wayne Rooney tops the 2016 Sunday Times Rich List for young sportsmen in Britain which is published this weekend.
The 30-year-old England and Manchester United captain has amassed an £82million fortune which makes him the richest sportsman aged 30 or under, a rise of £10m from last year.
Rooney’s wealth comes from a reported £300,000-a-week contract at United, which makes him the highest-paid player in the Barclays Premier League, as well as endorsements with global brands Nike and Samsung.
Wayne Rooney was all smiles at United training on Friday – and no wonder with a fortune of £82million
British tennis No 1 Andy Murray, along with brother Jamie, is second on the list with a joint wealth of £58m
Golfer Rory McIlroy saw his wealth increase by £18m over the past year to make a total of £56m
|1||Wayne Rooney||Football, Manchester United||£82m||Up £10m|
|2||Andy and Jamie Murray||Tennis||£58m||Up £10m|
|3||Rory McIlroy||Golf||£56m||Up £18m|
|4||Gareth Bale||Football, Real Madrid||£34m||Up £13m|
|5||Sergio Aguero||Football, Manchester City||£33m||Up £7m|
|6||David Silva||Football, Manchester City||£31m||Up £5m|
|7=||Cesc Fabregas||Football, Chelsea||£29m||Up £6m|
|7=||Radamel Falcao||Football, Chelsea||£29m||Up £9m|
|9||Samir Nasri||Football, Manchester City||£22m||Up £5m|
|10=||Eden Hazard||Football, Chelsea||£18m||Up £6m|
|10=||Amir Khan||Boxing||£18m||No change|
Source – dailymail