Many people say athletes are born, not made. Well, it is true as with immense hard work many athletes and sportsmen have not only earned a huge name on the sports fields but are also well compensated for their performances in their respective games. Their incredible success translates to A-list lives in spectacular homes featuring high-equipped rooms, car elevators, fabulous bungalows, or whatever they desire. So today let's have a look at the top sportsmen and their posh homes.
American golfer Tiger Woods is the owner of Jupiter Island Florida mansion, which has huge windows facing sea-shore, four-hole 3.5 acre golf course. Reportedly, it cost a range of sixty million dollars.
English footballer Wayne Rooney lives in Prestbury palace with his family and is designed in a gothic style, which costs over eighteen million dollars. His home has features like a cinema theatre, a conservatory, a sports stadium.
Argentine footballer Lionel Messi designed his house in a football structure. This amazingly unique property is located twenty-two miles outside of Barcelona.
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo purchased a property for over six million dollars, located in Cheshire, England. It has five bedrooms, swimming pool and sauna, cinema hall, media room, piano, aquarium, ceiling mirrors, a five-star gym.
English former footballer David Beckham sold off his Hertfordshire estate for twelve million pounds for the new Beckingham Palace in Kensington and Chelsea. The property has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, many barbecue areas and a football pitch.
Indian cricketers Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan own a house at posh locality in Vadodara. Pathan brothers have a five-bedroom bungalow spread over 15,000 square feet, which costs Rs. 2.5 crores.
Former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly's splendid home has forty-eight rooms to house fifty people. Besides, his family owns thirty-two cars comprising of many BMWs and luxury cars.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni became an architect for his bungalow and self-designed his home in Ranchi. His house has many windows and a massive space for Dhoni's fancy superbikes and cars. The entire area has been covered with high-walled fences.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, who earlier lived in Meera Bagh in Delhi, now lives in a posh two-storey residence at DLF City Phase-1, Block-C, Gurgaon. Virat has spent nearly Rs. 80 crore to purchase this palatial house.
In 2011, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was shifted in a fabulous three-storied bungalow. He dedicated different floors to his wife and kids and has reserved a basement for his classic sports car collection.