Six from City in Rich List

In a list of under-30s dominated by 14 footballers, only four of which are British or Irish, Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Edin Dzeko, Samir Nasri, Vincent Kompany and James Milner boast a combined fortune of ??110millon.

According to The Times??? Rich List 2015, Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney is officially the wealthiest footballer and worth ??72m, second across all sports only to F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton.

Two of City???s internationals, Aguero and Silva, come in at joint-sixth on the list, worth ??26m each, before Chelsea and Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas in eighth place, owning ??23m.

Real Madrid and Wales star Gareth Bale sits ninth on the list, worth ??21m, with on-loan Manchester United forward Radamel Falcao below him in 10th, with ??20m.

Another City pair, Bosnia and Herzegovina striker Edin Dzeko and France???s Samir Nasri, come in at joint-12th, worth ??17m, while England pair Theo Walcott and Ashley Young, of Arsenal and Manchester United respectively, are joint-14th and worth ??13m each.

PFA Player of the Year Eden Hazard, Vincent Kompany, James Milner and Mesut Ozil round off the top 20 and own ??12m each.

The plethora of Manchester City players comes as little surprise, with the club second only to Manchester United in terms of their annual wage bill, spending over ??200m a year.

Not a single female made the richest sportspeople list, and not a single female makes the richest young sportspeople top 20 either.

1. Lewis Hamilton: ??88m
2. Wayne Rooney: ??72m
3. Andy Murray: ??48m
4. Luol Deng: ??40m
5. Rory McIlroy: ??38m
6= Sergio Aguero: ??26m
6= David Silva: ??26m
8. Cesc Fabregas: ??23m
9. Gareth Bale: ??21m
10. Radamel Falcao: ??20m
11. Amir Khan: ??18m
12= Edin Dzeko: ??17m
12= Samir Nasri: ??17m
14=Theo Walcott: ??13m
14=Ashley Young: ??13m
16= Eden Hazard: ??12m
16=??Vincent Kompany: ??12m
16=??James Milner: ??12m
16=??Mesut Ozil: ??12m

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