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Top 10 Richest Sportsmen Aged 30 And Under In The United Kingdom, 2016

Wayne Rooney has been named the richest sportsman in the United Kingdom, equal to or below the age of 30, a full £24 million ahead of 2nd placed duo Andy Murray as his brother Jamie Murray.

Wayne Rooney is the highest-paid player in the Premier League for football and earns £300,000 a week. The top 10 richest sportsmen in the United Kingdom under equal to or below the age of 30 list, 2016, only features sports stars who are equal to or below the age of 30.

Rory McIlroy came in at third with a fortune of £56 million, followed by Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale in fourth place. Boxer Amir Khan ranks 10th on the list of the wealthiest sportsmen aged 30 and under with a fortune estimated at £18m.

List of the top 10 richest sportsmen aged 30 and under in the United Kingdom, 2016

1. Wayne Rooney
Age: 30
Worth an estimated £82 million (up £10m)
Follow him on Twitter: @WayneRooney

2. Andy and Jamie Murray
Age: 28, 30
Worth an estimated £58 million (up £10m)
Follow him on Twitter: @andy_murray | @jamie_murray

3. Rory McIlroy

Age: 26
Worth an estimated £56 million (up £18m)
Follow him on Twitter: @McIlroyRory

4. Gareth Bale
Age: 26
Worth an estimated £34 million (up £13m)
Follow him on Twitter: @GarethBale11

5. Sergio Aguero
Worth an estimated £33 million (up £7m)
Follow him on Twitter: @aguerosergiokun

6. David Silva
Worth an estimated £31 million (up £5m)
Follow him on Twitter: @21lva

7=) Cesc Fabregas
Worth an estimated £29 million (up £6m)
Follow him on Twitter: @cesc4official

7=) Radamel Falcao
Worth an estimated £29 million (up £9m)
Follow him on Twitter: @FALCAO

9. Samir Nasri
Worth an estimated £22 million (up £5m)
Follow him on Twitter: @SamNasri19

10=) Eden Hazard
Worth an estimated £18 million(up £6m)
Follow him on Twitter: @hazardeden10

10=) Amir Khan
Worth an estimated £18 million
Follow him on Twitter: @amirkingkhan

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