Football's craziest cars
Football’s biggest superstars are often known to splash out on flash cars and are often more than willing to show off their vast collection of luxury vehicles. Sky-rocketing wages across the world has transformed the game, off the field, into the millionaire’s playground, with the modern footballer’s profile meaning they often get their hands on some of the most exclusive cars in the world. Below, we take a look at some of the most eye-catching cars owned by the stars.
Bugatti La Voiture Noire - Cristiano Ronaldo
The Juventus and Portugal striker is well-known for being one of the most clinical goal scorers in football, but he also loves a fast motor. Having owned various versions of Bugatti, Cristiano has reportedly purchased the most expensive car ever built - the one-off Bugatti La Voiture Noire, which has 16-cylinder engine and six exhaust pipes. Six. Exhaust. Pipes! Reports suggest Ronaldo has spent €12.4 million on the unique Bugatti, which was first presented to the world at the Geneva Motor Show 2019. The car is styled after the Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic, four of which were built between 1936 and 1938. Not bad, eh?!
Bugatti Chiron - Karim Benzema
The Real Madrid frontman has boasted his passion for Bugattis on his impressive Instagram account. His £2.5m supercar is one of the fastest, most powerful, and exclusive vehicles on the planet. Known also to have a Veyron Pur Sang lookalike in his garage, Benzema has such a special bond with the French hypercar brand that he also bought the Chiron model, which can reach 0-60 mph in just 2.4 seconds and has a top speed of 261 mph.
LaFerrari - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
As the name suggests, it is the definitive Ferrari - an electric car that is worth an incredible £1m and is capable of reaching 217 mph. The Arsenal star is famed for his collection of sports cars, and "The Ferrari" is the Italian company’s marque's attempt at building the definitive hybrid sports car. Only 499 were built. The car bursts with technology borrowed from Ferrari's Formula One team and its 6.3-litre V12 engine is capable of 950bhp.
Aston Martin One-77 - Samuel Eto'o
Still remarkably playing at the age of 37 for Qatar SC, the former Barcelona forward loves cars with a lot of power, and the Aston Martin is in a special category because of its price. The Cameroonian has paid £1.25m for the One-77, which is powered by a gigantic V12 that produces 760 bhp and 750 Nm of torque. The maximum speed of the lavish vehicle is 218 mph.
Porsche 918 Spyder - Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The 37-year-old Swedish superstar is a proud owner of the successor of the legendary Carrera GT. Porsche demands a hefty £650k for the second plug-in hybrid car the German manufacturer has produced. The supercar's 4.6-liter V8 sends almost 900 hp to the rear wheels. That impressive machine completely sold out in 2015 to lucky car enthusiasts all over the world.