Luis Figo’s net worth is reportedly around $50 million. A winger and attacking midfielder during his playing days played his youth football career with OsPastilhas and then Portuguese side Sporting CP.
Popularly known for his ability and creativity to beat defenders as a flying winger, he is seen as one of his generation’s greatest players. Figo’s 106 assists are the second-highest in the history of the Spanish La Liga, behind Argentine and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. The Portuguese won the 2000 edition of Ballon d’Or and the 2001 edition of the FIFA World Player of the Year.
Luis Figo’s Early Days
Figo was born on November 4, 1972, to Antonio CaeiroFigo, and Maria Joana Caeiro in Almada, Portugal.
He is the only child of his family, growing in Almada and began football from the streets of OsPastilhas.He started his junior football career with Sporting CP in the year 1984.
Luis Figo Net worth
Luis Figo’s annual salary while playing for a number of top European clubs like Serie A side Inter Milan, La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid were estimated to be many millions of dollars.
His net worth is thought over $ 50 million. He also got a huge sum of money from Nike endorsement, appearing in Television commercials for the Sports Kit manufacturers and has also appeared in football video games such as FIFA video game and Pro Evolution soccer game.
Moreover, Figo is also the ambassador of the brand – Football-Stars. He promotes a football business called strykz. His other famous endorsement deal is the Swiss luxury watch brand – IWC.
The Portuguese own a mansion in the Spanish City of Madrid worth many millions. In November 2016, his house was robbed. Robbers took away luxurious watches and jewelry believed to be worth around $500,000 from his Madrid house.
Luis Figo’s International Playing Career
He also represented his nation in international tournaments at the Under-16, 17, 18, 20, 21, and senior levels.
After lifting the 1991 FIFA World Youth Championship and beginning the Portuguese football’s golden generation, he made his debut for the senior team in a friendly match against Luxembourg in October 1991 and netted his first international goal in November 1992 against Bulgaria.
He also netted his first hat-trick at the international level in a friendly match against Moldova in February 2001.
The player was the part of the squad that came second to champions, Greece in the 2004 UEFA Euro and led his national team at the FIFA World Cup in 2006, where they finished fourth at the tournament,
Figo retired in 2006 having played 127 matches and netted 32 goals for the Portuguese national side.
Luis Figo’s Personal Life
Figo is married with three daughters to the Swedish model, Helen Svedin. He reportedly owns a house in his wife’s country home of Sweden. Along with his teammate in Portugal, former Portugal national team head coach Carlos Queiroz, Luis Figo was the temporary joint owner of A1 Team Portugal in the A1 Grand Prix for just the 2005/06 season. Figo now owns a bar in the Algarve region of his country.
He is the broad member of Intercampus in the City of Milan and the sole owner of the Network90, a networking site.