Luis Suarez is one of the greatest Uruguayan footballers ever. He is widely admired for his stunning performance. Currently he is a part of Barcelona FC’s MSN triad as a devastating forward along with Messi and Neymar. He is very much popular in Uruguayan National Team. Firstly he came into spotlight after signing a deal with Ajax. Then at Liverpool, he introduced a new era of football there, and now at Barcelona, he is about to make a history.
Luis Suarez moved to Barcelona in July 2014. The transfer fee was reported to be £75 million (€94 million), as per English media says. The Barcelona FC officially claimed the fee of £65 million (€81 million), which made Suarez the third most expensive soccer player in the history. He is undoubtedly one of the best strikers in the world.
Luis Suarez Bio:
Current Club: FC Barcelona, Spain
Total Net Worth: $75 million ( according to Forbes in 2015)
Salary: £10 million
Date of Birth: 24 January, 1987
Place of birth: Salto, Uruguay
Height: 5′ 11″
Weight: 81 kg
Suarez married his childhood sweetheart, Sofia Balbi in 2009. The couple have a daughter named Delfina and a son named Benjamin. Luis’s older brother Paolo Suarez is also a footballer.
Beginning of his career:
Suarez made his debut as a professional footballer in 2005 with the club ‘Nacional‘. He played 34 matches there securing 12 goals. Then, in the coming year Suarez joined Gronigen football club where he netted 15 goals in 37 matches. The club offered him the opportunity to play in the famous platform, The Ajax in 2007. After joining Ajax, Suarez established himself as a best performer for consecutive 5 years in a row.
The goal machine scored 111 goals with the appearance in 159 matches for Ajax. During the time with Ajax, he earned an estimated £3.75 million on yearly basis. Then, in 2011, Suarez made his wild entry at English Premier League as a part of Liverpool FC. This is the place where he received his fame as a prominent international footballer. During the period of 2011-2014, he scored a stunning 69 goals in 110 appearances for Liverpool FC. For Barcelona, he has scored 16 goals so far in 27 games and still counting.
In 2012, his spectacular football career was winding up due to a racial abuse incident. He was found guilty by a three-man panel from FA and given an eight-match suspension and a fine of £40,000. The incidence took place when he abused Patrice Evra during a game iagainst Manchester United in October, 2012. After that, he was back on track again. Suarez was reported the highest paid footballer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between April 2014 and April 2015 as a part of Spanish Club Barcelona.
Luis Suarez endorsements and incomes
Luis Suarez has an estimated net worth of $215 million. Suarez owes his fortune to substantial property holdings, smart stock investments, lucrative endorsement deals with the CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several hotels and restaurants, namely the ‘Fat Suarez Burger Chain’, in Montevideo, Uruguay. A football team named Salto Angels is also owned by him at his home.
Suarez has launched his own brand of Vodka, the Pure Wondersuarez, in Uruguay. He is currently tackling the junior market with a top-selling perfume named ‘Love from Luis’ and also launched a fashion line called ‘Luis Suarez Seduction’.
Suarez’s house is known to be a wonderful property which was constructed keeping in mind the demand of luxurious lifestyle. The house is located in Woolton destination of Dutch where he is known to reside with his family. Luis Suarez has simply showcased the softer side of his life in a simple house that has everything along with the fantastic essence of beauty. Currently, he is staying in Barcelona with his family in a simple but gorgeous apartment.
Luis Suarez Exclusive Collection of Cars
Suarez likes to lead a simple life, but he is bit choosy about the things he purchase. The item requires to be an elegant choice. Suarez possesses a black edition of BMW X5, which is known to be a famous luxurious car with sporty feeling.
Luis Suarez Awards – Achievements :
Luis Suarez is the most successful footballer while playing for Liverpool. He is the player with most number of goals for Liverpool after Michael Owen. He is also a well performed striker in Uruguay National Team. Here are some of his achievements-
Copa America : 2011
League Cup : 2011-12 Johan Cruyiff Shield: 2007
KNVB Cup: 2009-10
Primera Division: 2005-06
Awards – Honours 2014 :
FSF Player of the Year
PFA Team of the Year
Copa América Player of the Tournament
Eredivisie Golden Boot
Ajax Player of the Year – 2 Times
Ajax Top Goalscorer
KNVB Cup Top Goalscorer.
Luis Suarez is an unpredictable footballer to many. He is living his football life with multiple controversies all throughout his career. The 2014 FIFA World Cup was quite a bitter experience for him. Yet, he is Luis Suarez, commonly known as a goal machine. Let’s see, what he brings for his new club FC Barcelona in the long run.
Current Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is regarded as one of the best football managers in the world. The French football magazine “France Football” showed that Jose Mourinho is now out-earning his coaching nemesis, where the Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has the second highest coaching salary in the world football.
The Blues Boss, Mourinho earns a cool €17 million a year. He suggested to take a pay cut in returning to the Stamford Bridge, but that has been dashed by the latest index.
Jose Mourinho biography and success:
The Portuguese football manager Jose Mourinho is the most successful manager in the world. Looking back years, he started his football career as a Portuguese second division footballer. Although he wasn’t a great successor as a footballer, the man is completely found crazy about the game anyway. Mourinho started to study sports science Lisbon Technical University. He also attended the coaching courses in England. His coaching career started at Lisbon as a physical education teacher and a youth team coach.
Later he worked with FC Barcelona in Spain as a football interpreter for Sir Bobby Robson. Mourinho has also an experience to work with Louis Van Gaal.
Jose Mourinho has led a very successful coaching career. At early period with Benfica, he spent some glorious time. Later he moved to FC Porto in 2002 as head coach and helped them to win the Primeira Liga and 2003 UEFA Cup. The next season was quite special for him as he guided them to the top of the league for a second time and ultimately won the European honor, the UEFA Champions League.
The following year, Mourinho moved to Chelsea to make history, winning the English Premier League title with a record 95 points. The next year Chelsea retained their Premier league title. He is the key to success again for Chelsea in this season of 2014-15, again winning the EPL title. Jose Mourinho is really the ‘special one’.
2013– : Chelsea: Premier League 2014-15, League Cup 2014-15.
Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea salary:
After his successful stints with Inter Milan and Real Madrid, Mourinho came back to the shade of Stamford Bridge and became the Chelsea coach for the second time in 2013. English Club Chelsea offered him a very lucrative salary which worth over £8.5 Million per year. Currently, Jose Mourinho is the highest paid English manager in the world.
But the exact value of the Special One is immeasurable, when you consider his success: winning UEFA Champions League with Porto, Inter Milan, winning multiple Premier League titles with Chelsea, winning La Liga with Real Madrid. Mourinho unlocked the potential to be the most marketable manager in the league.
Jose Mourinho, the most Marketable Manager in the World:
Jose Mourinho is one of the finest managers in the modern football era and has earned the name “The Special One”, definitely there fits the bill with him. Many of the football experts believe that his come back to Stamford Bridge could potentially make him the most marketable manager in the English Premier League ever (currently BPL). Good to see, Mourinho’s current rating in UK is much higher compared to Spain last year.
Potential Endorsement Earnings at Chelsea:
According to the Market- research firm REPUCOM, Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho is in the line for a huge endorsement dealings, as he is quite greater in fame than any other Chelsea stars right now. He is currently able to cash around £20million from the endorsements with Chelsea. The Chelsea giant also has an endorsement deal with sports brand Adidas and Braun.
Jose Mourinho House in London:
Location: 10 Eaton Terrace, Belgravia, London
Worth: £6.5 Million
House description: It is a fabulous 6-bedroom luxurious house located in the heart of Belgravia, London. The house was owned by a Chelsea fan, who rented it to Chelsea for £4k per week. When Mourinho came to London for the first time, he brought this great looking house at £6.5 Million. He always likes to lead a very simple life with the family. The house is a hallmark of his taste and grave personality.
Jose Mourinho’s Car Collection:
The 52-year-old Chelsea boss has a definite obsession with luxurious cars. Here are some of his amazing car collections:
1. Audi A7
This is a sedan with strong and efficient engine. The car has a beautiful interior with abundant electronics features.
Price: 70,000 USD
2. BMW X6
It is a coupe-like four-door SUV with a strong body. The BMW X6 has several distinctive features like available torque-vectoring.
Price: 60,000 USD
3. Porsche 911 S
The car comes with performance and sophistication. It is the best car ever produced by the 911 series.
Mostly, if we try to find out some of the expensive transfer fees in soccer, we will always end up with great attacking players. The top transfer fees have always been featuring strikers or attacking midfielders. Probably one need to find further down the list to discover the first defender in this list of most expensive transfer fees. The transfer market had never valued defenders as much as attacking players. But no doubt, the league tables in Europe will reveal a different story for defenders.
Each of the leading teams in Europe has conceded the fewest goals. AS Roma and Juventus from Italy, Chelsea from EPL, PSG from France, Barcelona and real Madrid from Spain all are in the list. Some of these great legendary football clubs are to be found to have expensive defenders with them.
Most Expensive Transfer Fees for Defenders:
We will actually search the whole history of soccer and put the top three names here in this list of top three most expensive transfer fees for defenders in soccer. All the transfer fee figures have been converted to US dollars.
Let’s find who is the most expensive defender in soccer history?
3. Rio Ferdinand – $50.04 Million
From Leeds United to Manchester United
Manchester United broke the EPL transfer record in summer 2002. They brought Rio Ferdinand from rivals Leeds United for $50.04 million. Ferdinand had won the Premier League title six times, the League Cup twice, the FIFA World Cup once and the Champions League once in United. He was suspended from January 2004 for missing drug test in 2003.
He had to miss half the premier League along with the European Champions season. He was also the captain for Manchester before various injury problems. The 35 year old Ferdinand is still part of the Manchester United squad. In fact it was for the last season for to play with the red devils in 2013/2014 season.
2. Marquinhos – $50.21 Million
From Roma to Paris Saint Germain
He is probably the youngest member in this list of three most expensive transfer fees for defenders in soccer. Marquinhos at the age of 19, was signed by French champions Paris Saint Germain from AS Roma for $50.21 million in 2013. He is a highly rated youngster and was named as one of the ten most promising young defenders.
Marquinhos also made his international debut for the Brazilian National Team in 2013. He in fact joined his Brazilian compatriots Alex and Thiago Silva at the Parisian giant club. Undoubtedly he had shown impressive performance so that to start as central defender alongside Silva.
1. Thiago Silva – $58.88 Million
From A.C. Milan to Paris Saint Germain
Thiago Silva is the number one player in this list. He is the most expensive defender in soccer history. Of course the man is thought to be one of the best defenders in the current soccer world. Football fans would definitely acknowledge his large transfer fee as fair reflection. Thiago Silva was transferred from A.C. Milan to Paris Saint Germain (PSG) for a fee of $58.88 million in 2012.
Silva captained the team to their first League Championship since 1994 in 2012/2013 season. Silva being arguably the best defender, also captained Brazil to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil. Previously he had the glory of being a silver medalist for Brazil during the 2012 London Olympics.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr is a popular American boxer who was born on 24 February, 1977. Mayweather is undefeated in all five-division world championship. He has won eleven world titles and bagged lineal championship title in four different weight classes. He is a two-time “Ring magazine fighter of the Year“, winning the award in 1998 and 2007. The year 2007 was very significant for him as he also won the BWAA Fighter of the Year award and the Best Fighter ESPY Award.
Floyd Mayweather jr is the WBA, WBO, WBC, Ring welterweight champion alongside WBC Super and Ring Junior middle weight champion. He is regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world. In 2012 and 2013, Mayweather marked his name at the top of Forbes and Sports Illustrated list of 50 highest paid athletes.
In 2014, Forbes again put Mayweather at the top of highest paid athlete in the world. Any athlete can envy him at his enormous amount of wealth.
Floyd Mayweather net worth:
How much is Floyd Mayweather Worth?
Total Net worth: $400 Million
Salary value: $100 Million per Fight.
Floyd Mayweather is a world famous American boxer. He has a net worth around $400 Million, more than any other athlete in the world. During his boxing career, he has won six championships in five different weight categories. He possesses an astonishing professional boxing record with 48 wins and 0 losses. Out of the 48 wins, 26 were knock out win for Mayweather. Mayweather is very consistent in the list of highest paid athletes in the world. He has a wide variety of endorsement deals, which give him around $80 million per year. Additionally, $150 million is added to his account every year, while he fights.
Floyd Mayweather Career Winnings & Earnings:
Carlos Baldomir: November 4, 2006 – $8 million
Oscar De La Hoya: May 5, 2007 – $25 million
Ricky Hatton: December 8, 2007 – $25 million
World Wrestling Entertainment Appearance: – $20 million
Juan Manuel Márquez: September 19, 2009 – $25 million
Sugar Shane Mosley: May 14th, 2010 – $30 million
Victor Ortiz: September 17th, 2011 – $40 million
Miguel Cotto: May 5, 2012 – $40 million
Robert Guerrero: May 4, 2013 – $50 million
Saul Alvarez: September 14, 2013 – $75 million
Marcos Maidana: May 2, 2014 – $40 million
Marcos Maidana: September 13, 2014 – $32 million
Manny Pacquiao: May 2nd, 2015 – $150 – $220 million
Floyd Mayweather’s Total Career Earnings: $630 million (includes the most recent $220m Pacquiao earnings)
There is a long history between Mayweather and Pacquiao fight. The fight was scheduled on 13 March, 2009. The fight was thought to be the most anticipated in a decade. The PPV (Pay per View) revenues were expected to exceed $180 million. Mayweather was to be guaranteed $25 million up front with an additional $20-25 million on the backend of the deal. But, unfortunately, Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather couldn’t reach an agreement and the fight fizzled for all these years. On 2 May, 2015 the fight took place and Mayweather again proved to be the best.
Mayweather defeated “Sugar” Shane Mosley in 2010, and Victor Ortiz in 2011, and Miguel Cotto in 2012. He earned around $50 million (32 million guaranteed) by defeating Robert Guerrero on 4th May, 2013. In the same year on 14 September, Floyd added $75 million ($41.5 million guaranteed) into his account by defeating Saul Alvarez. That was a record in the history of boxing for pursing the highest amount of money. The record was beaten by him on May 2nd, 2015, when Mayweather vs Pacquiao finally took place at Las Vegas.
The fight was postponed because of two negotiations failing. Floyd’s team firstly accused Pacquiao of abusing drugs, the steroids to gain an unfair advantage over Mayweather. The second negotiation failed because of some schedule conflicts and the statement contract regarding the winning money. The fight eventually confirmed to be scheduled on May, 2015. The boxers met in a 12-round fight where Mayweather won through a point advantage.
The fight was thought to be the highest revenue-earning in the history of boxing. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao agreed on a term to split all the profit by 60-40. Mayweather is projected to earn the major money, which is estimated around $200 million. Mayweather came out victorious against Manny Pacquiao through a unanimous decision. According to Mirror, Mayweather earned over £116,554,424 or $176 million via his 60-40 deal which was decided last February.
The contract deal would offer Mayweather 60% of the fight’s money whether he won or lost against Pacquiao. The boxing match generated a huge revenue, well over $300 million, all over the world. The contract granted him his highest career paycheck, giving him a chance to be the highest paid athlete again.
Prior to that fight, Mayweather’s projected net worth was between $280 and $300 million per year. Then, by adding $176 million to his account, Floyd Mayweather Net worth in 2015 is a total of $470 million, making him the most valued athlete in the sports history.
In comparison, Manny Pacquiao had gathered around $335 million prior to the fight. He got additional $117 million from the fight with Mayweather which was shooting his net worth to $452 million in this year 2015.
With that huge amount of money, Floyd Mayweather would be able to purchase 97,129 square-meters of the city of Tokyo, Japan, rent around 100 parking spaces in Downtown Manhattan or even own over 14 million shares of Real Oviedo.
Soccer is the most popular game in the world of sport. It has around 3.5 billion fans worldwide and soccer is one of the main sources of entertainment to the mass people. Although the game is mostly dominated by the sensational male players, female soccer players are also gaining great popularity. All these best female soccer players are not just good looking but they all have a significant contribution to their respective teams.
They are frequently making sports headlines for their tremendous effort to the teams. Women’s football is slowly gaining world recognition and the best looking female soccer players are becoming popular day by day. Nowadays, there is a number of attractive female soccer players around the world, making football a game of beauty.
10 Best Looking Female Soccer Players 2015:
Today Sporty Ghost will present you the list of Top 10 best looking Female Soccer Players 2015. Guess, who is the best looking female soccer player? You just have to wait for a while and scroll down to see it.
All of them are highly talented footballers as well and are also known to be the hottest both on and off the pitch.
10. Amy Rodriguez, USA
Amy Rodriguez, the beautiful blonde is an American by nationality and currently plays for FC Kansas City in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) of United States. She is also a part of United States women’s national soccer team. She is better known for her speedy movements as her teammates nicknamed her ‘A Rod’.
In 2012 Olympic qualifying match between USA and Dominican Republic, Amy Rodriguez scored five goals, while the final score of the game being 14-0. Her outstanding performance set a record for goals scored in a single match by one player in Olympic qualifying history. She is also a gold medalist for the US team both in the 2012 London Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
9. Jonelle Filigno, Canada
25 years old Jonelle Filigno is a Canadian soccer player who also plays for Sky Blue FC in the National women’s soccer league. She won the Olympic bronze medal at London 2012 as a part of Canadian national soccer team.
She made her debut for the Canadian national team at the age of 17. Filigno played as a part of Canadian soccer team at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and 2011 FIFA Women’s world cup. The 2012 London Olympics was a memorable one for her as she scored the winning goal against England with a stunning volley from a corner kick. She is smart with her playing style and she is too good looking. We placed her at 9 in our list of top 10 best looking female soccer players 2015.
8. Ali Krieger, USA
Ali Krieger is primarily a defender who plays for United States Women’s national soccer team. She also plays football in NWSL for the Washington Spirit. She played an important part for her team in 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Ali played every minute of all six matches for United States in that world tournament.
Ali Krieger recovered from a serious knee injury in 2012 Olympic qualifying, but missed the chance to be selected for the 2012 London Olympic competition. She spent five years in German league playing for FFC Frankfurt from 2007 to 2012. Here she won the title of UEFA women’s champions’ league. She is well capable of making the game as beautiful as she is. She is a true beauty in soccer.
7. Nayeli Rangel, Mexico
She is a Mexican soccer beauty and plays as a midfielder in the Mexican National Team. In 2013, she joined the Sky Blue FC to play in the National Women’s Soccer League. She is considered to be one of the sharpest and talented midfielders in the women’s soccer world. She represents the Mexico team at the national level with dignity and pride. She is the sign of true Mexican beauty in the world football pitch.
Selina Wagner, the German best has proved that soccer is no different than ballet dancing due to her convoluted dancing style in the floor of football. With the elegance and grace, she is the fairest flower in the football. Her photo-shoot with famous Playboy magazine inspired other best looking female soccer players to follow her way. Selina is currently playing for the German national women’s team and at club level she plays for Vfl Wolfsburg. She is a true symbol of beauty and elegance in world football.
5. Sydney Leroux, USA
Sydney Leroux is a Canadian-born soccer player, who is currently playing for the United States National Women’s football team. She won the 2012 Olympic gold medal as a part of American national team. She plays at the forward position for her team. She is also fluent at her club side the New York Flash in NWSL. Sydney represented Canada at various youth level. Then, in 2008 she made her mind to play for the United States women’s national side under-20 soccer team. Gradually, she developed her skill and placed in the US senior national team in 2012. She was an integral part of the US winning squad at 2012 London Olympics.
With her incredible appeal and hot figure, she is at no. 5 in our list of Top 10 best looking female soccer players 2015. She is playing soccer for US at the age of fifteen. In 2013 season, she also made her professional debut for the Boston Breakers in NWSL. The young beauty has enriched the game enough so far.
4. Lauren Sesselmann, Canada
Lauren Sesselmann is an American-born soccer player, who is currently playing for Canadian National team. She plays as a defender for Houston Dash in the National Women’s Soccer League. The former forward and Olympic medalist is also a football trainer and producer of the Fitness DVD program ‘Fit as a Pro with Lauren Sesselmann‘. She acquired Canadian citizenship through her father in 2010 and soon called up to the Canadian National team for training camp.
She wore her first cap in 2011 as a starter against USA. She was also named to the 18-player list in the Canadian squad for 2011 Pan American Games. She helped the team to win the Gold medal in that tournament. In 2012 London Olympics, her splendid performance earned Canada a major gold medal. With such fame and beauty, she is indeed one of the beautiful athletes in the world.
3. Hope Solo, USA
Hope Solo is a professional goalkeeper for the United States National Women Soccer team. She has been guarding the post since 2000. The two-time Olympic gold medalist started her professional football career playing for the Philadelphia Charge in the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA). Hope Solo also traveled Europe in order to play the top division football leagues in Sweden and France.
Hope Solo is regarded as one of the best female soccer goalkeepers in the world. She is the record holder for the most career shutouts for the United States team. This multi-talented soccer beauty appears to be a TV star too, acting in a TV series named ‘Dancing with the stars’. Besides, this American beauty is an efficient writer too.
2. Kaylyn Kyle, Canada
The 27-year old, Kaylyn is a Canadian soccer player who plays as a midfielder. Currently, she is playing for the Portland Thorns FC in NWSL. She has also represented Canada on U-17 and U-20 football tournaments. Kyle appeared in the U-20 FIFA women’s world cup twice in her football career, in 2006 and 2008.
In 2011 Pan American Games, she was an integral part of the gold winning Canadian team which defeated Brazil. She won the bronze medal in 2012 London Olympics, playing a prominent role in the midfield all through the tournament. She is the golden girl for the Canadian team. The Canadian beauty may not be as popular as the Americans are, but she has gathered a lot in her. She has the potential to be the best in her dominating nature.
1. Alex Morgan, USA
Alex Morgan is an American gold medalist and a very popular female athlete in the world. The forward is currently playing for the Portland Throns FC in National Women’s Soccer League in USA. She was first drafted in the 2011 WPS Draft by the Western New York Flash. She made the professional debut for them and ultimately won the league championship. In 2011 FIFA Women’s world cup, Alex Morgan appeared to be the youngest player playing at the age of 22.
The 2012 London Olympic would be quite a memorable one for her as she scored the winning goal in the 123rd minutes of the game against Canada. She is the youngest American player to score 20 goals in a single year, notably in 2012. Morgan was awarded the US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year.
She plays football with beauty and glamor. Alex Morgan always makes her appearance appealing. That’s why we chose her for the no. 1 spot in our list of top 10 best female soccer players, in fact the highest paid female soccer player in the world 2015.
Hope Solo, the sole hope for the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT), is widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in the national side. As a two-time Olympic gold medalist and 2011 FIFA World Cup Golden Glove award winner, she is the shining star in American soccer. Hope Solo has already made more shutouts than any other goalkeepers in the history of American soccer.
Now, the team is in the campaign of 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. With Hope Solo as their main goalie, the team are destined to win the title for third time since 1999.
Hope Solo net worth:
Hope Solo net worth in 2015: $2.5 Million
Hope Solo Salary in a year: $300,000
Source of income: Soccer
Team: United States Women’s National Team
Current Club: Seattle Reign
Hope Solo has been the first choice goalkeeper for the United States since 2005. She has developed her goalkeeping skill to such a level that, no other will hardly achieve. She has a record number of clean sheets and incredibly went on 1,054 minutes without allowing a goal inside the net. Solo has achieved many prestigious awards all through her glorious career. All these awards added a sum to Hope Solo net worth. We have enlisted some of her prize money value here below-
Awards Names Earning:
FIFA Women’s World Cup Golden Glove: 2012 $208,333
FIFA Women’s World Cup Bronze ball: 2012 $156,250
FIFA Women’s World Cup All-Star Team: 2012 $142,857
Do Something Award – Athlete: 2013 $128,205
Hall of Game She’s Got Game Award: 2013 $108,696
Total money of these Awards: $744,341
Hope Solo net worth has been increasing over these years. As her popularity increases, Hope Solo salary increases simultaneously. The world sports market determines that considering the player’s gradual progress in sport. If we look at the increasements of Hope solo net worth from 2011 till now, we will see that the athlete has gathered a huge sum of money into her purse.
Hope Solo is indeed a priceless asset for American soccer team since 2000. Although, the salary in women soccer is less as compared to men footballers like Cristiano Ronaldo and any other players from EPL, still we love Hope Solo and doubt an annual salary of $300,000 is still good enough. Where the average person income in United States is $40,000, Hope Solo earns 7 times more in a year.
Hope Solo Biography:
Full name: Hope Penut Solo
Date of Birth: 30 July, 1981 (age 33)
Birth Place: Richland, Washington, United States
Height: 5 ft 9 inch
Weight: 140 lbs (63.5 Kg)
Marital status: Married to Jerramy Stevens
Education: University of Washington
Zodiac sign: Leo
Autobiography: A Memoir of Hope
Hope Solo was selected as an alternative goalkeeper for the US Olympic team in 2004, but alas! She never made it on the pitch in Athens. But, she was never disappointed. The following year, Solo became the top goalkeeper in USWNT, giving her team numerous clean sheets over the years. Soon, she established herself as one of the prime members in US national team.
Solo’s value was first realized when the head coach benched her during a semi-final match against Brazil in 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Subsequently, the US team lost the game and it was Hope Solo, who publicly announced the frustration, saying,
“It was a wrong decision and I think anybody that knows anything about the game knows that. I would have undoubtedly made those saves.”
In 2008, Solo was back on track and helped US Women’s soccer team win the gold medal at Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. She had a serious shoulder injury, which required surgery that time, but Solo refused and continued throughout the tournament. She also helped the team to become runner-up at 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, where she won the prestigious Golden Glove Award for her outstanding efforts.
At 2012 Summer Olympic in London, in front of around 80,300 soccer fans in Wembley Stadium-the largest soccer crowd in Olympic history-Hope Solo won her second consecutive gold medal for her team. A revengeful victory was achieved against Japan by 2-1. At the 82th minute of the game, Solo miraculously saved a powerful shot from Mana Iwabuchi, which could be resulted in a tie. During the match, she stopped a total 12 of the 13 shots she faced against the Japanese team.
She underwent her long-standing shoulder surgery in March 2013. The following year, Hope solo marked her name in the US record book for most career shutouts with 71, which was previously set by Brianna Scurry. She set a new record of 72 shutouts, in a friendly against Mexico that resulted in a 8-0 victory for the United States.
A huge sum of money is added to her account every year through the endorsement deals with renowned brands. Hope Solo has signed endorsements and business deals with Simple Skincare. Seiko, BlackBerry, Nike, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts and Gatorade. In addition, she made a one-year contract with Bank of America in July 2011. In the same year, Hope Solo starred in a TV commercial of EA Sports in promoting FIFA 12. Along with her national teammate, Alex Morgan, she acted in another television advertisement which was promoting ESPN’s SportsCenter. In 2014, Hope Solo was featured in a promotional commercial for Western Union.
Hope Solo On Magazines:
Hope solo has been featured in numerous magazines like on the covers of Sports Illustrated, Fitness, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, TV Guide and Vogue. In 2011, her semi-nude appearance in the Body Issue of ESPN The Magazine, drew some controversies. Although she replied,
“I’m an athlete-that’s all I am. If a sex symbol is now a top female athlete, I think that’s pretty amazing.”
Hope Solo: The Philanthropist
As a representative of the Women’s Sports Foundation, Hope Solo has donated her time and money for the advancement the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. She has appeared in numerous charity events to promote female soccer. In 2011, Hope Solo along with Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan went on a charitable campaign at the Chicago Marathon. She donated around $5,000.00 to the Seattle Humane Society.
Hope Solo is married to former American football player, Jerramy Stevens on 13 November, 2012. Stevens was arrested the day before wedding, accusing him for an assault, which left Solo injured. He was found innocent after the investigation and the pair got married the next day.
Hope Solo contact information:
Fan Mail Address:
Pro Sport Communications
137 N. Larchmont
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Hope Solo Address Information:
Pro Sport Communications
(Sports Management Company)
137 N. Larchmont
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (232) 400-5835
Hope Solo has been a remarkable athlete for the United States. The glossy Hope Solo net worth in 2015, will be flourished more hopefully in the following seasons. Solo is now busy with her teammates in winning matches at 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Let’s hope, Hope Solo would bring the title home.
Sergio Ramos, the most successful centre-half for the Spanish Club, Real Madrid has been linked with Manchester United in this summer of transfer window. In addition, Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels is knocked repeatedly by the United, although the German mid-field had turned down a move to Manchester in May. Hummels would be a great asset for United as he has FIFA World Cup and a couple of Bundesliga titles to his name. All these are very prestigious haul indeed by the German.
Today, we will focus on the transfer rumour about Sergio Ramos in the Manchester United. The English side are trying to find the best of the world, so that they can find a suitable place in the next season premier league.
Manchester United are very much eager to capture Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos. Quite clearly, they have definite reasons behind the decision. In this season of EPL, Manchester United is moving very cautiously, with some selective transfers during this summer.
On the other hand, Sergio Ramos, who is the member of Spanish team in their Golden Age, dominating the international scene for half a decade, winning back to back European Championships in 2008 and 2012 and the country’s first 2010 FIFA World cup. Ramos has not done too badly with his club, Real Madrid either. Since his signing in 2005 from Sevilla, the midfielder won three La Liga titles for the Real Madrid. He also added two Copa del Rey titles and the 2013/14 Champions League-the precious La Decima that Real Madrid cherished for long.
Sergio Ramos has been at the top of his game for a long period of time. He spent a significant portion of his career as a right-back, that is where he started in 2008 European Championship and 2010 FIFA World Cup finals. Later in his career, he made a permanent switch to play as a centre-half. At Real, he played a long time alongside Pepe and their partnership gifted the football Dark arts , as well as just plain gifted. They have been regarded as one of the massive threats in Real’s defence to any other teams in the world.
Sergio Ramos valuation at Manchester:
The first thing Ramos would bring to Manchester United is his elite level of experience. The Ramos transfer would be an expensive one for the United, as far as £260,000 per week. It is truly an astronomical amount of money for a centre-half. According to Manchester evening news, it is reported that the Sergio Ramos deal will be worth around £53 million, which includes David de Gea too. The amount equates to in financial terms depends on the two clubs’ valuation of De Gea. It would be a huge money for Gea, a player with the prime of his career in front of him. And for 29-year-old Sergio Ramos, the amount is just a good fortune for him indeed.
However, Manchester United aren’t looking for a player with potential who could be sold on somewhere down the line. What they currently need, more than anything else, is an experienced leader in the midst of the field. It is no one but, Sergio Ramos they are targeting. There are plenty of potentials, like Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Paddy McNair. They may have plenty of football under their belts, but neither has anything close to the experience of Sergio Ramos in leading the back line of squad.
Sergio Ramos may be an excellent leader in the centre-half, but come without a cost. In 2014, Sergio Ramos broke Real Madrid’s all-time record of red-cards with 19. Likewise , the moon has a darker side, the good has certainly outweighed the bad for Ramos. While some Manchester United fans expressed their displeasure to call Ramos into the old Trafford, the former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher defended Ramos saying,
“ I get a hurt by the criticism Ramos gets. This fella has won everything, he plays one of the best clubs in the world and one of the best international sides we’ve ever seen.”
Sergio Ramos has moments of madness and gets intensely emotional during the games. It has been a regular problem for him. But, let’s not forget it’s a problem for Wayne Rooney in the field as well. Sergio Ramos is still the most frequent fouler in the Real Madrid side . In the 2014/15 season of La Liga, he averaged 1.6 fouls per game, which made him one of the devastating defenders in the world. Those performance would be expected at Manchester United, though Ramos would had to settle for the 2nd place behind Marouane Fellaini, who averaged 2.3 fouls per EPL game.
Truly, United’s back line could use an additional aggression in presence of Sergio Ramos. While he walks the line and frequently oversteps, there is a void place in a defensive setup for someone who will be prepared to make his presence felt by the strikers. Ramos knows, they are in for a battle. Ramos is indeed a hard working player. He always enjoys the physical challenge with the strikers. He is a true nightmare to any of the strikers in the world.
Sergio Ramos is player, who really thinks about the game very well. He can define strategies according to the nature of strikers. It is expected that, Louis Van Gaal has already made some research on Ramos’s positional intelligence and his defensive skills. Ramos is a leader, the quickest in the field and the best physically fitted athlete. All these qualities that Ramos possesses, are required for the United right now.
Sergio Ramos may be a hot-headed lad sometimes for his own good, he has also demonstrated a phenomenal capacity for coolness under immense pressure. In Euro Semi-final 2012, Spanish team needed a win in penalty shootout to get past Portugal. The responsibility implied on Sergio Ramos, who failed in a decisive penalty for Real Madrid against Bayern in the Champions League semi-final, few months earlier. Just imagine the pressure Ramos took that time, and finally he got succeed in taking his team to 2012 Euro final. It was only possible for a first class player like Sergio Ramos.
the eye-catching moments in football seem unbelievable in isolation. But, such remarkable moments weren’t created over night. It took years of hard working of a sportsperson who knows their abilities very well and can trust themselves to execute in difficult situation. Sergio Ramos has proven that many times.
If Manchester United somehow managed to bring Ramos this summer, their chances of winning the next English Premier League title should considerably increase. In fact, that’s what Ramos could bring to the club. The signing will be genuinely exciting for the United fans. Let’s hope, Louis Van Gaal will bring something special with it, that will ensure the premier league title, next season to shut down the critics.
Sports are dominated by the males for centuries. It was considered a mere source of entertainment for men. On the contrary, women were busy with raising child and taking care of their husbands. Then, the changes came, where men and women equally work in the development of civilization. The American society adopted the changes faster than any other countries of the world. Now, American female society is participated in almost all kinds of sports along with the men. Their bold entry in the men’s field didn’t go in vain. Sometimes, they surpassed men, likewise in soccer and many other sports. They’ve gifted some best female athletes in American sports over time and still they are proving to be the best over men.
Sporty Ghost stepped forward to make a list of top 10 best female athletes in America. American female athletes are become popular not only in United States, but also all over the world. The female athletes we have enlisted here, are best in their own performance in different sports. So, let’s take a look-
Top 10 Best Female Athletes in America:
From NASCAR racing to UFC fighting competitions, American women have made their marks everywhere and became famous worldwide. Here are some popular American female athletes, who are renowned for their outstanding sporting nature.
Gabby Douglas took the place of Jordyn Weiber to be the top all-around gymnast in the world. She won two gold medals for United States in 2012 London Summer Olympics. Douglas won both the all-around championship and the team championship in that world competition. Thus, she became the first American ever to win the Olympic gold medals in both area of gymnastics. She was also an integral part of the gold winning United States team in 2011 World Championships.
The 4’11” gymnast, Gabby Douglas was nicknamed as “The Flying Squirrel” by the USA Gymnastics’ National Team Coordinator, Márta Károlyi, seeing her outstanding aerial performance on uneven bars. She was awarded the “Female Athlete of the Year” by Associated Press in 2013. She also received two BET Awards for her incredible achievements in the Olympics. She is at no. 10 position in the list of top 10 best female athletes in America.
Allyson Felix is one of the most popular American track and field sprint athletes, who represents United States in international competitions. So far, she has bagged 2012 Olympic gold medal, two Olympic silver medals, and three world championship gold medals, in 200 meters sprint. She finished second at Athens and Beijing Olympics, and in London Olympics, she had determined to deliver the best performance. She ran a blazing race in 200 meters in just 21.88 seconds, defeating the 2nd place finisher Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser, who completed the race in 22.09 seconds. Allyson’s three golds at 2012 Summer Olympics are the most gold medals a female track and field athlete has won since 1988.
As an active participator of “Project Believe”, organized by US Anti- Doping Agency, she regularly tests to ensure that she is drug free. She is also considered as one of the top female athletes of the world. Obviously, she is truly a pride of American Olympic legacy.
Lindsey Vonn is one of the greatest female skiers in the history of America. Vonn is the one of two female skiers to ever win four overall World Cup championships, along with Annemarie Moser-Pröll. She has achieved that landmark in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. She also secured a record seven World Cup seasons titles in the downhill discipline, five titles in super-G and three consecutive titles in combined. In 2010 Winter Olympic, she placed herself to be the first female ever in the history of America after winning the gold medal in downhill category. She is placed at no. 8 in our list of top 10 best female athletes in America.
Lindsey Vonn got off to a slow start in earlier 2013 due to her illness. But, soon she recovered and got things going at Lake Louise by sweeping all three races. Her career total reached to a 56 and Vonn became the second best of all-time among female skiers.
Danica Patrick is an American Auto racing driver. She has become the most successful female racer in the history of American open-wheel racing, winning the 2008 Indy Japan 300 and became the only woman in an IndyCar series race. She also finished 3rd in the 2009 Indianapolis 500, which is the highest finish there ever by a female racer. Patrick participated in the NASCAR Nationwide series in 2012. She has driven the #10 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Sprint Cup Series since the 2013 season. She has been remarkably consistent in the American Auto-racing, as she is doing something that none of the other athletes on this list by competing against male athletes. She became the first female NASCAR driver in 2013 to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup series pole, after qualifying for the Daytona 500.
She is an inspirational model in female auto racing in United states. Danica Patrick currently holds the no. 7 spot in the list of top 10 best female athletes in America. She is a record holder for the most consecutive races running at the finish (50 races).
Serena Williams has been among the most dominating female athletes in the world in recent time. she is currently ranking No.1 in women’s singles tennis. She has ranked No.1 in singles on six separate occasions, which make her one of the best female tennis players in the world. Serena Williams has won 30 Grand Slams titles in her glorious career, in which 15 in women’s singles, 13 in doubles and two titles in the mixed doubles. Serena is currently the reigning champion of French Open, Australian Open, US Open, WTA Tour Championship. She is also the Olympic Gold medalist in women’s singles. According to many, Serena Williams is the greatest female tennis player of all-time. she is the 6th top American female athlete in our list.
Alex Morgan is an American National Soccer team player and the former Olympic gold medalist. At just 22, Alex joined the USWNT in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World cup, becoming the youngest member in the squad. She spent a remarkable season in 2012, scoring 28 goals and making 21 assists, which made her the sixth and youngest female soccer player in the United States to score more than 20 goals in a single calendar year. At 2012 London Olympics, her game winning goal at 123rd minute in the semi-final match against Canada is the most remarkable memory in American Female soccer. She ranks at No. 5 in our list of top 10 best female athletes in America.
She was awarded the “US Female Athlete of the Year” in 2012 for her mesmerizing performance in soccer. She is now at 25 and has a huge potentials to give more to the American soccer team. Alex Morgan is also one of the best looking female soccer player in the world.
Melissa Jeanette Franklin is an American competition swimmer, who has won four Olympic gold medals so far in her career. Perhaps, Missy is the brightest among all the young stars in the list of top 10 best female athletes in America. She is currently the world record holder in the 200-meter backstroke and American record holder in both 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke. At just 17, in her debut summer Olympics in 2012, Missy Franklin bagged a total five medals, four of which were gold medals. She has earned the award of “World Swimmer of the Year” in 2011 and 2012 for her incredible swimming performance.
Franklin has won a total of 22 medals in different international swimming competitions. Although she holds the dual citizenship of America and Canada, she chose to compete for the United States. She holds her spot at No. 4 in top 10 best female athletes in America.
Like her teammate Melissa Franklin, Allison Schmitt is another young star in American swimming. She enormously helped United States to be glorious at the Olympic games and World Swimming Championships. Schmitt managed to win a bronze in her debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay. Four years later, after preparing herself more preciously, she rose, winning a total five medals in 2012 London Olympics, in which there were three gold medals she won in the 200-meter freestyle swimming, in 4×100-meter medley relay, and 4×200-meter freestyle relay.
Allison has won 14 medals in major international swimming competitions for America. She is a real performer at the international stage. She is a glittering star at American Swimming team. Allison has also earned the status to be one of the most popular female athletes in America.
Ronda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist and a judoka. In 2008, she became the first American female Judo practitioner to ever win a medal at the summer Olympic games. Later in 2013, Rousey blew the lid off another sport, martial arts, and became the first ever woman to win a fight inside the UFC Octagon by defeating Liz Carmouche. Her dominance can be easily identified by looking at a 7-0 winning record. She has never allowed an opponent to make it out of the first round and won every single match with her horrifying effective armbar, which has broken the arms of numerous opponents.
Ronda Rousey is the No.1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world. Fight Matrix enlisted her name as the No. 1 Current Women’s MMA Bantamweight Fighter and No. 1 Women’s MMA Fighter of all-time. she is also featured in the Hollywood film “The Expendables 3” in 2014. She is the 2nd choice in our list of top 10 best female athletes in America.
Following in the footsteps of Ronda Rousey, Kayla Harrison might just be the best ever Judoka in the history of United States. In 2008, Kayla won the Junior World Championship in Judo and became runner-up in the following year. In 2010, Kayla Harrison won the prestigious title of World Judo Championships.
Just before the 2012 London Summer Olympics, she endured a severe injury during the training session, having torn a medial collateral ligament. It was an immense struggle for her to recover and join the Olympic. Eventually, on 2 August, 2012 she won the Olympic gold medal in the 78-kg category, defeating Gemma Gibbons by two yukos and made the history by becoming the first American to ever win an Olympic gold medal in judo. Kayla Harrison is a priceless asset for American sports. After many research and analysis, she becomes our 1st choice to be at No. 1 in the top 10 best female athletes in America.
In every sport, the players are the ones, who have all the credits of winning the game. But, there is always one person behind each team to make the plan and inspire the victory. That person is the coach, who should deserve all the appreciation as much as the players. In fact, coaches are the mastermind behind every game and he is literally the Godfather. If any team in the sports progresses to the utmost level, the coaches are the man to be treated with respect and regard. The coaches endure similar pressure during a game like the players. Over the years, many coaches have served in NBA (National Basketball Association) and led their teams to victory. They are almost big celebrities as the basketball players are.
Today, We’ll be respecting all those genius bosses in NBA history by making a list of top 10 best NBA Coaches of All-time. Hope, you’ll enjoy.
Don Nelson is a former basketball player and a head coach in NBA. He is one of the best basketball coaches during his time from 1976 to 2010. Nelson is an innovator and the pioneer of the point forward concept in basketball. This tactic is frequently employed the the basketball teams now a days. He built a record in winning 1,333 games, which is most than any other coaches in NBA.
Don Nelson served as a head coach of different NBA teams. He coached Milwaukee Bucks from 1976-1987. After that, he coached the Golden State Warriors from 1988-1995 and again from 2006 to 2010. He also coached New York Knicks from 1995 to 1996, while in the following year, he took the coaching hand for Dallas Mavericks till 2005. For his outstanding coaching performance, Nelson was awarded “The NBA Coach of the Year” thrice in his career, notably in 1983, 1985 and 1992. He is at No. 10 in the list of top 10 best NBA coaches of all-time.
Jack Ramsay was one of the best NBA coaches in America. He was best known as “Dr. Jack” among his fans. Ramsay earned the fame for coaching the Portland Trail Blazers, who won the 1977 NBA title. He also served as a broadcaster for the Indiana Pacers, the Miami Heat, ESPN TV and the ESPN radio. He was among the most respected coaches in the history of NBA in United States. The No. 9 place in the list of NBA coaches has been honored by his presence.
Ramsay started his coaching career with the NBA franchise Philadelphia 76ers from 1968 to 1972. Then he moved to Buffalo Braves and coached them between 1972-1976. He also coached Portland Trail Blazers from 1976 to 1986, Indiana Pacers from 1986 to 1988. Jack Ramsay won the award of “Chuck Day Lifetime Achievement” in the 2009/10 season in NBA. His name is inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Lenny Wilkens is a former basketball player and now one of the best NBA coaches. He was the assistant coach of the 1992 United States Olympic “Dream Team”. After retiring as a player, Lenny served as a head coach of the Seattle SuperSonics from 1969 to 1972 and again from 1977 to 1985. He served in different NBA teams at different time, such as Portland Trail Blazers from 1974 to 1976, Cleveland Cavaliers from 1986 to 1993, Atlanta Hawks from 1993 to 2000, Toronto Raptors from 2000 to 2003 and lastly New York Knicks from 2004 to 2005.
His name is inducted three times into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, first in 1989 as a player as well as a head coach in 1998. Lenny Wilkens was the most successful coach in NBA as he is holding the record of 1,332 wins in NBA, which put him at 2nd place behind Don Nelson. Lenny is also the winner of the Chuck Day Lifetime Achievement Award for his incredible coaching performance in 2010/11 NBA season. He also achieved the “United States Sports Academy’s” Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award in 1994.
7. Bill Fitch
Bill Fitch is an American former NBA coach and he is one of the best basketball coaches in the history of United States. He has been quite successful in making the NBA teams playoff contenders throughout his coaching career. He served as a head coach in NBA from 1970 to 1998. Bill Fitch is the No. 7 in our list of top 10 best NBA coaches of all-time. his glorious coaching career started with the NBA franchise Cleveland Cavaliers from 1970 to 1979. Then he coached Boston Celtics from1979 to 1983. He also coached Houston Rockets from 1983 to 1988, New Jersey Nets from 1989 to 1992, Los Angeles Clippers from 1994 to 1998.
Bill achieved the prestigious Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award for the 2012-13 NBA season. He also earned the “NBA’s Coach of the Year” award twice. Bill was there when Boston Celtics won their NBA Championship in 1981, defeating Houston Rockets. Bill Fitch is one of the greatest NBA coaches in the history of American basketball.
Red Holzman is best known as the head coach of the New York Knicks from 1967 to 1982. Red led the Knicks to victory in two NBA Championships, in 1970 and 1973. His name is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1985. He is the No. 6 in our list of top 10 best NBA coaches of all-time.
Before joining to the Knicks, he was the head coach of St. Louis Hawks from 1954 to 1956. He holds an incredible NBA coaching record of 696 wins–604 losses with an average of .535 in his career. Red Holzman was awarded the NBA Coach of the Year in 1970. He was one of the few basketball legends, who won the NBA Championship, both as a player and as a head coach. The New York Knicks have retired the number 613, the number of his victory as their head coach, to honor this great basketball coach.
Chuck Daly, one of the best NBA coaches, who had created a legacy leading the Detroit Pistons to victory in two consecutive NBA Championships in 1989 and 1990. He also helped the United States Men’s Olympic Basketball Team (the Dream Team), to win the gold medal at 1992 summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
His coaching career at NBA started with Cleveland Cavaliers in 1982 season. Following that, he coached Detroit Pistons from 1983 to 1992, New Jersey Nets from 1992 to 1994, Orlando Magic from 1997 to 1999. Daly holds the coaching record of a total 564 wins with 379 losses in his career. His name was inducted twice in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The prestigious Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award is named after this great NBA coach. Chuck Daly is at No. 5 in our list of top 10 best NBA coaches of all-time.
John Albert Kundla is No. 4 inductee in our list of top 10 best NBA coaches of all-time for his glorious coaching career. Kundla is an American former college and professional NBA coach since 1948. He served as the first head coach of the Minneapolis Lakers in NBA and he stayed there for a record 11 NBA seasons, from 1948 to 1959. Kundla led his team five League championships, four in the NBA and one in the BAA (Basketball Association of America).
He has a NBA coaching record of 423-302 with an average of 0.583 during his career as a head coach. In 1995, John Kundla was inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. It was sad but truth that, John Kundla never achieved the NBA coach of the Year award.
Pat Riley is a former basketball player and coach in NBA, who is now serving as the American professional Basketball executive. Riley has been the team president of the NBA team Miami Heat since 1995. He is regarded as one of the best NBA coaches in American history. His NBA coaching career spanned 27 years, from 1981 to 2008. Pat Riley coached los Angeles Lakers from 1981 to 1990, New York Knicks from 1991 to 1995, Miami Heat from 1995 to 2003 and again in another session from 2005 to 2008. He had an incredible coaching record of a total 798 wins in NBA, while he averaged 0.702 in his career as a head coach. Riley led the teams he coached a total 5 NBA Championship titles in 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988 and 2006.
He has achieved the NBA Coach of the Year three times, in 1990,1993 and 1997. He is also the nine –time winner of the award of NBA All-Star game head coach. In 2012, Pat Riley achieved the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award from NBA. His name is inducted at No. 3 in our list of top 10 best NBA coaches of all-time.
The former American basketball coach, Red Auerbach is remembered as the pioneer of modern basketball. He redefined the basketball as a game dominated by team play and defense. Many famous basketball players were groomed by Red Auerbach, who later inductd their names in the Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1950, he made a history by drafting the first African-American NBA player, Chuck Cooper. He also introduced the first African American starting five in his team later in 1964.
He served as the NBA head coach from 1946 to 1966. He started coaching the Washington Capitols in 1946 and ended there in 1949. Then he moved to Tri-cities BlackHawks and coached them from 1949 to 1950. He also coached Boston Celtics from 1950 to 1965. Red Auerbach won a total 938 games in NBA, which was a record at the time of his retirement. He also won nine NBA Championships in just 10 years. Auerbach won the NBA Coach of the Year award in 1965 and his name was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1969. He was also voted one of the NBA 10 Greatest Coaches in the history America.
Phil Jackson is a former basketball player and a former head coach in NBA. Currently, he is serving as the President of the New York Knicks. He is widely considered as the best coach in NBA. Phil Jackson has a very glorious coaching career and he was a true boss in basketball over many years. He is the no. 1 in our list of top 10 best NBA Coaches of all-time.
His legendary career began with the NBA franchise Chicago Bulls, where he stayed from 1989 to 1998. During that period Chicago Bulls won six NBA Championship titles. He also coached Los Angeles Lakers from 1999 to 2004 and again from 2005 to 2011. He never deprived the Lakers too, helping them to win five NBA Championships during his reign. Phil Jackson is currently the record holder of most combined championships (13) both as a player and as a head coach. For his outstanding coaching performance, Phil was awarded NBA Coach of the Year award in 1996. His name was also inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.
The basketball coaches have been the real hero, creating the best basketball players over the years. The NBA teams compete each other to grab the best coaches, who would lead them to win titles. In United States, Basketball coaches are treated with similar honor and respect as the players. The coaches are the true assets for this nation, who love basketball, more than any other countries in the world.
The NBA second round votes have been counted and the great Kobe Bryant is the first player to break the million vote mark record. Kobe Bryant has earned over 1,262,118 votes, which is still more than LeBron James (636,388), and Kevin Durant (616,096) combined. His is also the leading scorer in the history of NBA All-Star Game with 280 points. Bryant’s 17 All-star selections stands second just behind Kareem Abdul Jabbar, who was selected for 19 times. The NBA veteran, Kobe Bryant is spending a long 20 years in NBA. He announced that this could be his last season.
The 65th edition of NBA All-Star game will be held on 14 February, 2016 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. It will be the first All-Star game to be held outside the United States. The All-Star game will be broadcasted in over 200 countries around the world and will be commentated in more than 40 languages. The TNT telecom will be telecasting the All-Star Game in United States for the 14th consecutive year, which will make the Turner Sports’ 31st year of broadcasting NBA All-Star coverage.
NBA All-Star voting in 2016 is presented by Verizon. The voting is an all-digital program. It gives fans everywhere the opportunity to vote for their favorite NBA players for the All-Star game starters. The basketball fans can easily cast their vote through Google search on PC, tablet and mobile devices. Fans can also browse NBA.com and vote through NBA app, SMS text and social media like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The current NBA players are also available for selection. But, in the condition, fans can only select up to two guards and three front-court players from each conference.
Stephan Curry with 925,789 votes is thought to be the only player who might be able to surpass Kobe Bryant before the closing of the voting on January 18. It is clearly a festive weekend for the Kobe Bryant fans, who want to see the five-time champion playing with the rest of NBA legends in All-Star Game. Kobe Bryant has not been in a good form down this year. But, that doesn’t change the fact that his fans around the world will support him in NBA All-Star game voting in 2016. The fans still believe that Kobe will unlace his Nike’s one last time.
The voting will be closed on Jan 18 at 11:59:59 pm. The names of the starters will be announced live on Jan 21 in an special one hour edition of TNT. The NBA All-Star game in Toronto will gather some of most talented and passionate basketball players in NBA history. It will be a global celebration of basketball.
Kobe Bryant revealed Saturday that he is removing his name for a spot in the United States national basketball team, which will be competing at the Rio de Janeiro summer Olympic games. It means that, five-time NBA champion is going to announce his retirement from basketball. If it happens, he would be passing his 20th and final season with the Los Angeles Lakers in NBA.
Bryant made his retirement announcement before the Lakers vs Utah Jazz match in the Salt Lake City. He has already informed USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo and Olympic basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, saying that his time is at the end and let the others to fill his place. Kobe Bryant has won Olympic gold medals twice in 2008 and 2012. He desires to leave the place for the youngsters as they are the future of this game.
There was one other player who knew Bryant’s retirement news beforehand. On Thursday night, when Lakers played at Golden State and a warrior’s guard Leandro Barbosa- a Brazilian basketball player approached to him and said, ”see you in Rio”. Bryant turned around and replied, “No!”. Kobe Bryant is NBA’s no-3 all time top scorer. Probably it was his consideration that if a took a spot on the 12-men US basketball roster for the summer Olympics, and then could not play because of injury, he could wind up the chance of winning gold medals for the national team. However, Bryant has dealt with numerous injuries in the recent years. He strongly believes that the young players deserve an Olympic spot.
As a part of US national team, Kobe Bryant was a perfect record holder. He took part in five different US national teams over his basketball career. With all those teams, he holds a 36-0 record in the international competition. But, he will be helping his national side in an unofficial way.
Kobe Bryant revealed in earlier in November that it would mean the world to him to participate in one more Olympic . Although his head and heart wanted to go to Rio with the team, the 37-year-old body doesn’t seem to cooperate. However, he has got plenty of business relations all over the world and still recognized as one of the most popular athletes in the world.
Kobe Bryant has underwent some major injuries in the recent years. There is major concern about his tendo Achilles. Bryant has already missed eight games this season in NBA. His last season in NBA is quite a memorable for him as the fans have celebrated by his name on the road. Even the Celtics fans gave the longtime Laker rival a long warm salute. Kobe Bryant is almost certain to be the highest vote-getter for the All-Star NBA Game in Toronto next month.
Soccer is the most popular sports in the world right now. Even the game has started getting full attention from the richest nation on Earth, United States. Surely we can predict, money is going to start flooding in. The current age soccer players are faster and more technically adept than before. Some of these new generation best young soccer players can also turn the game upside down with their amazing ability.
So far, the most recognizable faces of soccer are Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Undoubtedly these two players are the brilliant ambassadors of the game. But you can always expect some new talented players on their heels trying to nab the top spot, probably this another beautiful aspect of this particular sport.
10 Best Young Soccer Players to Dethrone Messi and Ronaldo:
Here we are looking through all over the soccer world to specifically find those best young soccer players to dethrone Messi and Ronaldo. Take a look, if these can project your own predictions.
10. Anthony Martial
Anthony Martial is one of the new generation hot stars on the global soccer scene. The 19-yr-old French player who currently plays for the Premier League legends Manchester United. For the last two years, he was a player for the French soccer club, Monaco. Recently he was transferred to Manchester United for a whopping 36 million pounds.
Definitely that’s the highest transfer fee ever paid for a teenager. So far, his career in MANU has been great. He has scored 4 goals in 3 games, making himself worthy of every cent of his humongous transfer tab. More importantly the young star has already been compared to another French soccer icon, Thierry Henry.
09. Thomas Muller
After the 2014 Brazil World Cup, Germans have made a new landmark for their soccer culture. They have reformed their presence with precision, exactness and meticulous nature. So, you can easily expect that the German center forward and striker Thomas Muller is surely be the next generation best attacking soccer players around the world.
Currently he is playing for the Bundesliga team Bayern Munich and also happens to be one of the main stars of the German national team. Even the FIFA World Cup can also make an incomparable height for the young star. He scored five goals during that tournament and ended up winning the Silver Boot for scoring the second most goals in the competition, 2014.
08. Robert Lewandowski
Surely you’ve already heard this name so many times prior to the 2015-2016 world football season. Lewandowski is definitely that kind of creative striker, who is certainly going to establish himself as an elite player in global soccer. He is one of those superbly talented players is the big Polish striker and the captain of the Polish national soccer team, currently plays for the same German club as Muller, Bayern Munich.
His recent few months were truly phenomenal to make the headlines all over the world. Being a substitute in a Bayern game versus Wolfsburg, he scored five goals in nine minutes. Lewandowski made the record of fastest time scorer in the European League. The 27-yrs-old is a genuine pick in this short list of top 10 best young soccer players to dethrone Messi and Ronaldo.
You can find your answer, why? His low center of gravity, dribbling skills and creativity on the ball all can resemble on the same point to describe. Hazard is just 24-yrs-old and he is a major player in his country’s national team and currently is an integral member of Chelsea football club (English premier league).
He helped Chelsea win the 2015 League Cup and Premier League. The Belgian professional was also named the PFA Player of the Year 2015. Though, this season, so far has not been enough fascinating for the best young soccer player. But the fact still remains that whenever he touches the ball, spectators always expect magic to happen.
06. Gareth Bale
Well, surely it’s difficult to be on the same team with Ronaldo and still get your share of the headlines. The Welsh winger Gareth Bale, being the most expensive footballer on earth, has been able to do so from his remarkable transfer to Spanish giant club Real Madrid. He is well-known as spot kick specialist. Another comparison with Cristiano Ronaldo must come, his speed and wizardry down the flanks are just amazing to behold.
May be, you can think that the talent like this comes at a very high price, but also to agree as absolutely right. Bale was transferred from Tottenham Hotspur in the UK to Real Madrid for a fee of over 90 million Euros in September 2013. Currently receives $15 million a year as salary, not to mention all his endorsement deals.
05. Raheem Sterling
Now a time, the definition for young soccer player has changed to a new scale. Soccer stars are getting younger and younger. One of the top stars on the world scene is the 20-yr-old Raheem Sterling. Originally born in Jamaica, he was migrated to England at the age of 7. Sterling can be said as one of the most expected face in the English national team.
The young star primarily was playing with the popular English club Liverpool and now transferred to Manchester City for an astronomical transfer fee of 49 million Euros. He is an extremely talented winger and better known for his amazing speed and agility on the field.
04. Jesus Corona
Mexico has long been considered as one of the power house nations of soccer. Though the history of achieving tournament cups were never on their side. They never seem to be able to get over that elusive hump. But again, they bring another superb talent to challenge Messi and Cristiano who already famous as a dribbling wizard, Jesus Corona.
The crowd immediately gets excited when he just gets the ball. Undoubtedly he’s a brilliant technician to play with loads of passion. The 22-yrs-old currently plays for the Porto football club in Portugal. Personally, I should recommend you to keep your eyes on this brilliant young soccer player, maybe he is destined to be huge.
03. James Rodriguez
World cup always bring some new hero in front of the world spectators. 2014, Brazil World Cup was not an exception. It also brought some huge young football players on the global soccer scene. The handsome attacking player James Rodriguez of Colombia is surely to be one of those newly minted stars. Besides taking his team to the quarter-finals, he also won the Golden Boot title of the tournament by scoring six goals.
After the World Cup, it was confirmed that the Colombian is to be one of the top picks of upcoming season. Finally he completed an amazing transfer from Monaco in France to Real Madrid in Spain for 80 million Euros. Currently he is remarking his height on the same team side by side with Cristiano Ronaldo. He is quickly working his way to superstar status.
02. Paul Pogba
We’ve already narrowed our list to the pick of our targets. Here we bring our second pick of best young soccer players to dethrone Messi and Ronaldo, Paul Pogba. When you are mentioning some of the brightest upcoming stars in soccer today, you definitely need to mention the young and extremely talented French player. You will definitely be surprised watching the tall player’s skills and accuracy of passes. He is one of the best midfield generals in the game today.
Currently he is playing for the Italian team Juventus and probably one of the main reasons that the club is experiencing such a remarkable resurgence. Previously Chelsea and Manchester City have to face a huge bidding war for his services. Finally he ended up staying with Juventus. Hopefully, in the next few years, he will be at the very top of the sport.
At this point of our list article – top 10 best young soccer players to dethrone Messi and Ronaldo, we are going to describe on someone surely who already much more is known to you already. Neymar is the current soccer prodigies on the scene who is destined to be a super star for many more years to come. The 23-yrs-old has already been on the scene for several years as one of the top forwards and wingers in the world.
Neymar is the captain of the Brazilian national team and not much to say as he already one of the biggest stars of the most influential football club, Barcelona. His yearly salary is $31 million according to Forbes. He also has huge endorsement deals that earn him tons of cash every season. No surprise, Neymar might surpass Messi or Ronaldo in terms of popularity and influence in the years to come.
Tennis is one of the top ranked sports now a days. The game is very popular worldwide. Tennis has gathered over 1 billion fans across the world. Tennis stands at 4th in the list of most popular sports in the world. the sport is also played as a popular college sport across Asia, Europe and America. There are many tennis players who are admired widely for their skillful performances. The world of tennis has produced many famous tennis players over the decades. In this article, we have tried to enlist the greatest tennis players of all time. There is still some intense competition for the no. 1 place and debatable in some manner.
The list has been made based on the legacies and achievements of top tennis players around the world. All these tennis players are extremely hard working and very much passionate about tennis. They gave up everything for the sake of tennis. They all ultimately reached the peak of success and emerged at top of ladder. Let’s have a look at the list of top 10 greatest tennis players of all time.
Top 10 greatest tennis players of all time:
10. Jimmy Connors
Jimmy Connors is a legendary American no. 1 retired tennis player. He seized the top spot of tennis for consecutive 160 weeks (1974-1977), which became a world record that period. Connors was known for his fiery competitiveness and his winning spirit. He secured total 109 career titles in his life. In his peak of success, Connors won 5 US Open, 2 Wimbledon and one Australian Open. In the Open era of 1974, he won three majors in a calendar year with a winning rate of 81.9%. At the age of 39, he reached the semifinals of US open and proved he was worthy where others at this stage will fade away. This great tennis player took the job of a coach after his retirement. He coached many famous tennis players like Andy Roddick and Maria Sharapova.
Ivan Lendl is the pioneer of modern “power tennis”. In the game, he particularly relied upon his incredible strength and heavy topspin from the baseline. He is regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. he was the most prolific tennis player in the 1980s. In his 16 years of tennis career, Lendl secured 8 grand slam single titles which include 3 US open, 3 French open and 2 Australian open. He maintained the no. 1 position for 270 weeks, breaking the previous record of Jimmy Connors. He also marked his name as one of the three best tennis players who won more than 1000 singles during his career. After retirement, he took the responsibility to coach Andy Murray and he did that quite successfully.
8. John McEnroe
John McEnroe was a exceptionally talented player, who was better known for his special touch on volley. The former American tennis player’s name was inducted in the Tennis Hall of Fame in 1999. The former world no. 1 won total 7 grand slam singles and a record eight year-end tennis championships titles. He used to amazed the tennis lovers with his superb volleying skills and shot-making artistry. He played his role as United States captain in the Davis cup and led his team to win the cup five times. After his retirement, McEnroe became a television commentator.
7. Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi is a retired American tennis player and one of the biggest tennis superstars. He was the most dominant player from the early 1990s to mid 2000s. he is the winner of 8 grand slams in his career. Agassi was best known for his service returning ability and his charismatic style. He was the only player in the history to achieve the Career Golden grand slam, which was highly praised by the famous Sports Illustrated magazine. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest tennis players of all time. His career was disturbed by multiple muscle injuries namely sciatica and spondylolisthesis. He decided to retire from tennis in 2006 at the age of 36.
Bjorn Borg is a Swedish international and the former no. 1 tennis player in the world. Borg became the first tennis player ever in the history to win 11 grand slam titles, which include six French open and five consecutive Wimbledon. His winning rate of 82.7% is still the best in tennis era. He was teenage sensation in the 1970s. He achieved his grand slam tally just at 25 and became very much popular among the young generation. The immense pressure eventually caused burnout, which led him to retire at just 26. It is easily imaginable what would happen if he spent another 10 years in tennis.
5. Rod Laver
Rodney Laver is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He is Australian by nationality and the former no. 1 ranked tennis player. Laver won a total 200 singles titles, which are the most in the history of tennis. He is at no. 5 in our list with 11 grand slams in his career. His memorable contribution is notable in five Davis cup titles for Australia team. He could perform on all kinds of court surface of his time: clay, grass, carpet, hard and wood. He was famous for his faultless techniques and aggressive groundstrokes.
4. Novak Djokovic
The Serbian is currently holding the no. 1 spot in world tennis ranking. He has won 11 grand slam singles titles so far. His grand slams include 6 Australian open, 3 Wimbledon and 2 US Open titles. Djokovic has shown enough potential to be at the top of our list. But, still long way to go for this youngster. In 2015 US open, he reached the final for the sixth time and met Roger Federer. Dojokovic defeated him in four sets to grab his 3rd grand slam title of that year. Djokovic has proven to be an all-court player, who has powerful groundstrokes. His back-hand is regarded as the most powerful and accurate today’s game. Novak Djokovic is clearly a most talent tennis player in the world.
3. Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras from California, United States is another legendary tennis player. The former no. 1 tennis player earned the nickname “Pistol Pete” for his incredible accuracy in serving. He was best known for producing aces on critical points. Later in his career, he became more offensive and often employed chip-and-charge strategy. Before going to retirement in 2002, he bagged 14 grand slams ( 2 Australian open, 7 Wimbledon and 5 US open). He was at no. 1 consecutively for 5 years (1993-1998). He is an iconic figure in world tennis.
Rafael Nadal, the Spanish international has secured 14 grand slam titles so far. The former world no. 1 is regarded as the most deadliest player at the clay-court. He achieved a record 9 French open titles, which proves that he is the undefeated champion of clay. His aggressive style of play and heavy topspin groundstrokes are very exciting to watch. He has developed a strong left hand in making strokes. He is the only male tennis player to win single grand slam tournament a record nine consecutive times. His all court performance has made him one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Although he is currently struggling with his form, he has the strength to come back and regain his honor once again.
1. Roger Federer
Here we are at no. 1 and it’s none other than great Roger Federer. His incredible achievements made him the greatest of them all. He won a record 17 grand slam single titles (4 Australian open, 1 French open, 7 Wimbledon, and 5 US open). Roger is very much fond of breaking records after records. He held the world no. 1 for 302 weeks, which was never done before by any tennis player. He reached each grand slam final for at least five times. Federer won total 302 matches in the grand slam. The Swiss superstar has achieved Laureus world Sportsman of the Year for a record four consecutive years. He is an all-round and all-court player. He is incredible with fluid style and sharp shot making. John McEnroe mentioned Federer’s forehand as “the greatest shot in our sport”. Federer is truly a phenomenon in the world of tennis and undoubtedly he is the no. 1 top tennis player in the recent time.
Vincent McMahon is the single most powerful and influential person in professional wrestling. He is popularly known as “Mr. McMahon”. McMahon is a famous wrestling promoter. He developed a very deep relation with the wrestling industry in United States. It was only McMahon who made wrestling one of the most popular sports in America. He is running wrestling as a profitable business for a long time. McMahon is earning huge amount of money every year. According to Forbes, Vince McMahon net worth 2016 is $1.15 billion. Last year in 2015, Vince McMahon net worth was around $875 million (updated in July, 2015).
Vince McMahon has ruled WWE Inc for many years. He worked hard for years to make WWE the only professional American wrestling competition in United States. In this run, McMahon bought Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Certainly, he’ll not allow any obstacle in the path of his success and the only solution he makes is “buy them all”.
Position: Chairman of the Board, CEO, promoter, announcer.
Nicknames: Mr. McMahon, Vinny Mac, Genetic Jackhammer, The Boss.
Vince McMahon occasionally competes as a professional wrestler in his own industry, WWE. His ring-name is Mr. McMahon, which is based on his real life. McMahon also won two World wrestling championships, one in 1999 and another in 2007. He still continues his on-screen role as the Authority figure of WWE along with rest of his family members. We are about to mention, Vince McMahon net worth in 2016, his struggles, his motivation and over-all about Vincent McMahon.
Vince McMahon net worth in 2016
Vince McMahon is the chairman and CEO of WWE Inc. He is representing the third generation of McMahon family in the wrestling business in United States. His father, Vincent James McMahon Capitol Wrestling Corporation in 1969. It was the most dominating wrestling corporation in the Northeastern United States. McMahon first met his father at the age of 12. After knowing his father, he drew his attention to the wrestling. Later, he bought Capitol Wrestling Corporation from his father and soon began to expand it. He took some bold steps which fundamentally changed the pattern of wrestling in America. He became a prominent force of his father’s company. He renovated world wrestling to a new level from which World Wrestling Federation was emerged and went public in 1999. He is the main contributor in the advancement of wrestling in America.
Early life of Vince McMahon:
Vince McMahon was born in 24 August, 1945 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. He is the 3rd generation of professional wrestling dynasty. His grandfather, Jess McMahon was a professional boxer and a wrestling promoter. In addition, his father, Vince James McMahon was the founder of Capitol Wrestling Corporation. Vince McMahon was raised by his mother, after his father left him at childhood. He completed his graduation from Carolina University in 1968 and attained a degree in Business administration.
His biological father introduced into the family business of wrestling in 1971 by making him the head of Capitol’s operations in Bangor. Vince McMahon achieved a great success there. Then he moved to all New England based operations, where he again met the point of success. After gaining all these achievements alongside confidence, he decided to buy Capitol Wrestling from his father in 1982. Huge renovations were made then and wrestling ultimately became more popular in United States.
World Wrestling Federation and the McMahons
Vince McMahon is acting as CEO and Chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. McMahon has presented the world many superstars such as the “Rock”, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, “The Undertaker”, “Kane” and many more. He is a very powerful man in WWE. The organization is now a global media powerhouse. WWE has a strong ratings on TV. It also developed large gates at live wrestling events. WWE has a decent PPV buy rates around the world. All these are the main income sources for this company. Additionally, WWE also produces a magnitudes of different merchandise, which starting from DVDs to clothing and posters. The WWE is currently trying to change the way that its customers consumes its products. Despite relying on PPV purchases, the company is attempting to offer a great deal of its content trough a monthly subscription service system.
WWE started their initial public offering of shares on NASDAQ in October, 1999 for the first time. when the company closed the window, the price was nearly double than the initial price. They sold $10 million shares that put a milestone in company’s grand success. Vince McMahon controls almost 98% of WWE share. He selected his wife to be the president and chief executive of WWE, while both of his children, Shane and Stephanie also work for the company. WWE has established its headquarter in Stamford, Connecticut.
Vince McMahon currently owns majority of the shares of WWE’s Class B stock, which are convertible to class A share. He is the true boss of this giant company to the point from earning money to investing them. He holds total 81.8% of company’s voting power. Vince McMahon net worth has been diversified outside WWE,Inc. According to senate financial disclosure of Linda McMahon, his wife, the McMahons own everything from Apple’s share. The family targets to invest municipal bonds in private hedge funds. A huge portion of the family income is coming from the shares of WWE. In 2011, Vince McMahon earned around $29.9 million from the WWE dividend.
The family also owns a mega-mansion in Greenwich which is valued over $40 million. They also have a $20 million vacation home in Connecticut and a $12 million Penthouse in Manhattan. Vince McMahon enjoys his holydays on a 47-foot yacht named “Sexy Bitch”.
Vince McMahon’s wife, Linda McMahon unsuccessfully ran two campaigns for Connecticut Senate seat. The attempts cost the McMahon family over $100 million. The cost is ultimately nothing for this rich family. Vince McMahon net worth has at least $200 million outside the stake in WWE. The shares of WWE hit its all-time high which is over $30 in 2014. The company saw a huge profit that period. The expected money was received of company’s expired TV deals and the WWE network endorsements.
Vince McMahon earns $1.1 million as a salary from WWE. He is no longer the CEO of WWE as he handed it over his real life son in law Paul Michael Levesque, better known as “Triple H”. Vince McMahon is one of the richest persons in United States. He is the most financially strongest person not only in United States but also in the world. McMahon family is one of the richest. He contributes a lot in United States stoke market and other business around the world.
WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc) is an entertainment company in United states. The company primarily deals with professional wrestling. The company generates a huge revenue every year from wrestling as well as films, music and direct product sales. It is one of the best world wrestling promotions in the world. WWE has produced many famous wrestlers over the years, including male and female. The WWE girls have always provided a welcome diversion of the taste of wrestling. The seductive hottest divas in WWE alter the traditional scene of men constantly throwing each other around the ring. In this article, we bring you the list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016.
Top 10 Hottest WWE Divas in 2016
All in this WWE divas list are gorgeous in their own ways. The women in the ring have always been a most desirable picture of beauty. In the list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016, I might have miss one or two. Please, feel free to comment about the list. Your valuable opinions are always welcome.
Natalie Katherine is a Canadian-American professional female wrestler. Currently, she is in WWE acting under the nickname “Natalya”. She is the 3rd generation of famous Hart wrestling family. She was trained under her uncles Ross and Bruce Hart. She has a gorgeous beauty, which is well enough to impress the public even out of the ring. She is a super-girl in wrestlemania. Her perfect body fitness combines with agility to give her a mesmerizing look. Natalya achieved WWE Divas championship in 2010.
Her full name is Layla Young and she is an English professional wrestler. In ECW, she formed a dance troup with Brooke Adams and Kelly Kelly. In 2008, she was drafted to RAW , where she won WWE Women Championship for the first time in 2010. Layla also won WWE Divas Championship in 2012, after coming back from injury. She has amazing curves and moves. Her intense beauty was focused on the cover of first issue of Liquid magazine. Her alluring and graceful gesture placed her at no. 9 in our list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016.
8. AJ Lee
The former WWE Divas Champion has got an elegant personality. She is a record three-time WWE Divas Champion and also won the Diva of the year award twice. After signing contract with WWE in 2009, AJ Lee was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). She won the hearts of WWE fans with her prettiness. Soon, she became one of the hottest Divas in WWE. She was greatly inspired by the female WWE wrestlers in her childhood. However, she also took part in WWE NXT, which is a very popular wrestling program. She finished 3rd in that competition.
Lana is the professional wrestling manager of WWE superstar Alexander Rusev. The pair also appeared in WWE NXT program, where Lana became Rusev’s social ambassador using a Russian accent. She has got a striking beauty and gorgeous look, which made her one of the hottest WWE divas in the wrestlemania. Lana was engaged to Rusev last year. The pair is compared to Ivan and Ludmilla Drago, the characters featured in Rocky IV in 1985.
Renee Young is a Canadian sports broadcaster and professional female wrestler. She began working for the Score television network in 2009. She later signed with WWE in professional wrestling promotion and became one of the beautiful WWE girls. Young’s majestic and sometimes comedic personality shines through her career. She built her reputation by interviewing high profile talents such as The Rolling Stones, Randy Orton and Big Show.
Two-time WWE Divas Champion, Paige stands at no. 5 in the list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016. She is the youngest Divas champion at the age of 21 in the history of WWE. Paige became the only Diva in WWE holding both the NXT women championship and WWE Divas championship. She stunned the world at her debut match by defeating AJ Lee, which made her one of the prominent wrestlers. She charmed the world with her endless glamour and appeal. Paige is a professional stunner in the ring of WWE.
She is a Canadian professional wrestler and former ring announcer and model girl. She is very courageous lady and better known for some bolt acts. Initially, she grabbed the spotlight after engaging in a problem with the security guards at WWE. Later, she was offered to do an internship in WWE and now she is one of the top 10 hottest WWE Divas in the list. Rosa managed former Tag Team champions Epico and Primo. She won Slammy award, Queen of FCW and Ohio Valley Wrestling women’s championship.
Brie Bella is the one-half of dazzling Bella Twins in Wrestlemania. She was debuted on SmackDown in 2008. The twins defeated their first competitor, Victoria by “Twin Magic”, a special move in which Brie and her identical sister, Nikki secretly switched places during matches. This devious hoax helped Brie to defeat Eve and win her first WWE Divas championship. Both the twins are symbol of eye-catching gorgeousness. Brie had recently got married to former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan. They got the couple of the year award in 2013 and 2014.
2. Eva Marie
Natalie Marie Coyle aka Eva Marie is the flame-haired hottest wrestling Diva. She earned her a name “The red queen of WWE”. She is a bombshell with blazing beauty. She has performed in many matches including Monday night RAW and Friday night Smackdown. Eva got the spotlight, when she along with the cast of “Total Divas” on RAW and Slapped Jerry Lawler, demanding a name for herself. She has formed an alliance with Nia Jax in NXT women division. The pair is widely regarded as “Power Alliance” in WWE. Eva Marie has a huge potential to be a famous diva in WWE.
1. Nikki Bella
Nikki Bella is the other half of eminent Bella Twins. Nikki originally cherished a dream to be a soccer player until a leg injury ended her career. She followed her twin sister Brie’s lead to enter WWE. The Twins are now very popular figures in the ring. Both of them are goddess of beauty. Nikki won WWE Divas championship two times and created a record for the longest title reign of 301 days. In 2015, she was awarded the Diva of the year. Nikki has been dating John Cena since 2012. She is the no. 1 in our list of top 10 hottest WWE Divas in 2016. She also ranked at no. 1 in Pro-wrestling Illustrated’s female 50.