This former Real Madrid player is not from a poor family. The Brazilian comes from a wealthy family in Brazil's capital. He has two brothers who are also football players.
Tottenham Hotspur and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who was named after the author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Victor Hugo, was born into wealth.
Robin van Persie regularly showcased his creativity on the football pitch, so it should come as no surprise to learn that his parents are both artists.
Gerard Pique has won everything there is to win with Barcelona and is married to Colombian pop star Shakira, but he's no stranger to prosperty.
Mario Gotze’s father is renowned professor Jurgen Gotze.The senior Gotze currently works at Dortmund University of Technology, but in the 1990s he was a member of the computer science department at America’s prestigious Yale University.
Before Andrea Pirlo became a football legend, it was his father who was doing the family name proud.
Will Hughes attended the same super-posh Repton School in Derbyshire as Jeremy Clarkson, Roald Dahl and Basil Rathbone.
Swindon Town midfielder Michael Doughty is the son of the late Nottingham Forest owner Nigel Doughty.
Introducing Faiq Bolkiah, the world’s richest footballer. You might never have heard of him, but Bolkiah is the nephew of the Sultan of Brunei - who is worth an estimated $20 billion.