Making it to the professional level is the dream of every young athlete. For those who have already made it there, their extravagant lifestyle often showcased on social media sites and TV programs only makes the amateur anticipate the highest level even more. Pro athletes are paid millions for what they enjoy doing, and like every typical millionaire, one of the ways they spend their millions is by acquiring a plethora of cars, because for a pro super rich athlete, having a car or two isn’t just enough or is just plain boring. These guys have cars collectively worth more than many people will make in their entire lifetime. From stars in the NBA, Soccer and the NFL. Here are the top 14 athletes with the most amazing car collections.
14. LeBron James
Steph Curry’s name might be ringing loudest in the NBA this season but King James is the only person ever to land a lifetime deal with Nike, making him the NBA player with the biggest endorsement. With his net worth of over $300 million set to increase thanks to his numerous business ventures, the Cleveland small forward has all it takes to live like a King. His car collection currently include a Porsche, Maybach 57, Chevy Camaro SS, Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, a Rolls Royce Phantom with TV’s on the seats and more than one Ferrari. Click here to see other ways King LeBron James spends his millions.
13. Mario Balotelli
The Controversial Super Mario is known for his egotistical character. He has no problems showing off his wealth via his vast car collections how ever and whenever he wants. Among them include a Range Rover Evogue, Audi R8 V10, Ferrari 458 Spider, Maserati GT, Lamborghini Gallardo and a Bentley Continental GT with a camouflaged paint job that screams his enigmatic character.
12. Robin Van Persie
RVP’s heydays seem to be over since his disappointing move to Fernabache, however, he will be remembered as one of the greatest strikers of his time. In addition to football, the other thing the Dutchman loves is cars. Among his collection includes 2 Porches, Audi S5 Sportsback, BMW X5, retro Nissan Figaro, Chevrolet and a Range Rover Sport.
11. Justin Verlander
The Detroit Tigers starting Pitcher is a well-known car enthusiast. Kate Upton’s longtime boyfriend has a total of 9 cars, one more than his 8-car garage can contain. The latest to his addition is the orange Lamborghini Aventador Roadster. Others include 2 Mercedes-Benz (SLS AMG Black series and SL55), Aston Martin DBS, multiple Ferraris, SL55, Maserati GranTurismo, and a Range Rover.
10. Samuel Eto’o
Samuel Eto’o holds the record of 4 African Player of the Year awards, making him the most decorated African Player of all time. With all that achievement comes a lot of money. Eto’o is reportedly worth around $100 million and he spends quite a fair amount of that purchasing luxury fast cars, according to him having a number of cars to chose from doesn’t hurt anybody. Eto’o’s expensive fleet said to be worth around $6 million include; the flagship $2.35 million Bugatti Veyron, $2 million Aston Martin One-77, Aston Martin V12 Zagato ($700,000), Porsche Gambella Mirage, Maybach Xenatec ($900,000). Eto’o really loves cars and won’t mind buying you one, well that is if you’re one of the people he looks up to like the retired Cameroonian striker Roger Milla who received a Porsche from Eto’o in 2010 as a Christmas gift.