World’s Top 10 Richest Rugby Players 2016

Rugby is one of the most famous and exciting game ever. Rugby is little tough game and it is resemble to football but the ball is shaped differently than the football. Rugby gets world attention at the time of Rugby World Cup, the Six Nations Championship or the Rugby Championship. England, Australia, France, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Tonga are some of the countries where rugby is most popular. Here we will provide you list of World’s Top 10 Richest Rugby Players. In any Rugby league, each team consists of 15 players. It is toughest game and also one of the most physically demanding sports.

10. Matt Giteau – Toulon – €40,000 (~$54,600 USD) per month



Matt GiteauMatt Giteau is a popular Australian rugby union footballer. He is successful in his career and playing for the French Top 14 side Toulon with a monthly salary of €40,000.  He provides great skills while playing inside center, fly-half and halfback. When he started his football career he uses to play as a scrum-half. He was introduced to the world with the ACT Brumbies in 2001 and the Wallabies in 2002. In the year 2004, he was nominated for the International Rugby Board Player of the Year Award.

09. Jamie Roberts – Racing Metro – €40,000 (~$54,600 USD) per month

 Jamie RobertsJamie Roberts is an admired Welsh international rugby union player. He is one of the successful players and playing for the French Top 14 side Toulon with a monthly salary of €40,000.  He plays in position like at center, but sometimes his show his potential at fly-half and halfback. Wales’s squad won the 2012 Six Nations Championship, when he was member of Wales’s squad. In the year 2007/08 Roberts was honored with the Cardiff Blues Most Promising Player Award and in the year 2009 he has won Irish Lions Player of the Series.

08. Bakkies Botha – Toulon – €41,000 (~$55,900 USD) per month

Bakkies BothaBakkies Botha is very well-known and one of the highest-paid players in world rugby. He is one of the successful players who won the two Tri Nations titles in the 2004 Tri Nations Series and also Tri Nations Series with South Africa in 2009. His winning titles are long as he also has won the“Vodacom Cup” in 2001 and the “Currie Cup” in 2002, 2004 and 2009. He is one of the richest player with monthly salary in the club is €41,000.

07. Carl Hayman – Toulon – €41,000 (~$55,900 USD) per month

Carl HaymanCarl Hayman is a well-liked New Zealand International Rugby Union footballer. He is successful in his career and playing for the French Top 14 side Toulon with a monthly salary of €41,000.  At regional level he played as a tight-head prop for the Otego. He also played for the Highlanders in the Super 14 and the All Blacks at international level. He is one of the strongest players in rugby who can box squat 250 kg and he is also the best tight-head prop in world rugby.

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06. Dimitri Szarzewski – Racing Metro – €41,000 (~$55,900 USD) per month

Dimitri SzarzewskiDimitri Szarzewski is a popular French Rugby Union footballer and he plays at hooker position. This great 31 year player made his international debut for France on July 10, 2004. In the year 2006, Szarzewski played 3 matches in the 2006 Six Nations Championship, scoring a try in the 21-16 victory over Wales. right now he is playing for the French Top 14 side Racing Metro with a monthly salary of €41,000.

05. Thierry Dusautoir – Toulouse – €43,000 (~$58,700 USD) per month

Thierry DusautoirTheirry Dusautoir is one of the most popular rugby players around the world. he is playing for France at international level and for Toulouse in the French Top 14 league. He is not only a great football player but also very well educated as a graduate chemical engineer. He is one of the richest rugby player and Toulouse’s highest-paid player also with a monthly salary of €43,000. He is very strongest player who posse’s good speed and the right amount of strength.

04. Morgan Parra – Clermont Auvergne – €46,000 (~$62,800 USD) per month

Morgan ParraMorgan Parra is one of the famous rugby player and currently playing for France at the international level and also for Clermont Auvergne in the French Top 14 league. He plays best at the scrum half position, but he sometimes plays at the fly-half position as well. At the age of 19 he made his international debut for France against Scotland at the 2008 Six Nations Championship. He is considered as a reliable player for both the national team and the league club.

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03. Bryan Habana – Toulon – €50,000 (~$68,200 USD) per month

 Bryan HabanaBryan Habana is famous around the globe and he is also South African Rugby Union player who played best in the wing position. He is right now associated with the French Top 14 side Toulon and the 2007 Rugby World Cup champions Springboks with a monthly salary of €50,000 from Toulon. In the 2003-04 World Sevens Series, he made his international debut for South Africa. Bryan Habana scored 8 tries during the World Cup and he is also named the “IRB Player of the Year” in 2007.

02. Jonathan Sexton – Racing Metro – €52,000 (~$71,000 USD) per month

Jonathan SextonJonathan Sexton is a poplar Irish Rugby Union player. He is right now associated with the French Top 14 side Racing Metro with a salary of €52,000 per month. He is richest and highest played rugby player in the world. He gained popularity with to his defensive play and good passing in offense.

01. Jonny Wilkinson – Toulon – €56,000 (~$76,400 USD) per month

Jonny WilkinsonJonny Wilkinson is one of the richest rugby players in the world with a monthly salary of €56,000. He is associated with the French Top 14 side Toulon. He has also played for England national team member. In the 2003 Rugby World Cup, he was a key player in for the World Cup-winning England squad. In the year 2013 he won the “Heineken Cup European Champions” with Toulon.

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Manoj Mehra, a blogger and co-founder of Blazed Story, He always trIES to share top 10 listS for India and worldwide to increasE THE knowledge of internet users.

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