With the Women’s World Cup just concluded, let’s look at the highest-paid players in this year’s World Cup. We delve into women’s football, uncovering the names and fortunes of the highest-paid players at the Women’s World Cup.
From awe-inspiring endorsements to groundbreaking contracts, we explore the financial successes of these exceptional athletes changing the game on and off the field.
Sofia Huerta – 1.3 million dollars
A right back for OL Reign, Huerta makes the list even though brands typically prefer to partner with attacking players, one of our five defensive-minded players on this list.
Rose Lavelle – 1.4 Million Dollars
The OL Reign midfielder endorses Nike, Icy Hot, and Chipotle.
Lindsey Horan – 1.5 Million Dollars
Of the 23 members of America’s World Cup team, Horan is the only one playing club soccer outside the NWSL. She spent 2022 on loan to France’s Olympique Lyonnais Féminin and signed a permanent contract with the team this summer.
Sophia Smith – 2 Million Dollars
Smith won the 2022 NWSL championship with the Portland Thorns and was named the league’s MVP, and she is off to a similarly spectacular start in 2023, with ten goals in 13 league appearances.
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Julie Ertz – 2 Million Dollars
She is back with the USWNT for the first time since the 2021 Olympics and is a key defensive presence in the midfield. She also has deals with eight brands, including Subway, LaCroix, and Spotify.
Crystal Dunn – 2 Million Dollars
Dunn is known as the most versatile player in women’s soccer, lining up as a midfielder for the Portland Thorns and typically as a left-back for the U.S. national team
Trinity Rodman – 2.3 Million Dollars
The famous surname certainly doesn’t hurt Rodman’s marketability—she is the daughter of Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman. The USWNT forward is making plenty of opportunities for herself as one of the sport’s most exciting young players.
Alexia Putellas – 4 Million Dollars
The winner of the 2021 and 2022 Ballon d’Or Féminin as the world’s best women’s soccer player, Putellas has three million followers on Instagram
Megan Rapinoe – 7 Million Dollars
Rapinoe has the most branded social media posts of any women’s soccer player
Alex Morgan – 7.1 Million Dollars
Morgan is co-captain of the USWNT at the 2023 World Cup. She has a valuable endorsement portfolio that includes Hublot, Coca-Cola’s Bodyarmor and Anheuser-Busch’s Michelob Ultra.