According to Purely Football, Cristiano’s shirt has sold more than Barcelona’s Leo Messi and Neymar, who came in second and seventh, respectively. The Portuguese star is located at number one on the Top 10 highest best selling shirts in world football list. Behind him on the list Messi.
The recent hiring of Arsenal, Mesut Özil, who is ranked third. Robin Van Persie and Wayne Rooney are those who are in fourth and fifth place respectively
While the there were three representatives from La Liga, there were no shirts making it into the Top 10 from the German Bundesliga, not even 2013 Ballon d’or nominee Franck Ribery.
There was only one player in the Top 10 from the French Ligue 1, which should come as no surprise, Paris Saint Germain’s charismatic striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who came in sixth.
The remaining shirts come from the English Premier League, with three from Manchester United and one each from Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City.
The complete Top 10 highest selling shirt in world football are:
1- Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
2 – Leo Messi (Barcelona)
3 – Mesut Özil (Arsenal)
4 – Robin Van Persie (Manchester United)
5 – Wayne Rooney (Manchester United
6 – Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)
7 – Neymar (Barcelona)
8 - Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)
9 – Fernando Torres (Chelsea)
10 – Shinji Kagawa (Manchester United)