Wayne Rooney's fortune has been slashed by £12million after lurid reports about his private life.
The wealth of the Manchester United and England striker, 24, is now estimated at £25m a third less than 12 months ago.
David Beckham remains the richest player by far in FourFourTwo.com's Football Rich List but has his wealth has plunged £25m to £100m in the past year.
Sheik Mansour bin Zayed Al Nayan, who is worth an estimated £20bn, took the top spot overall. The Manchester City owner replaces QPR's Lakshmi Mittal, whose fortune fell from £18.4bn to £17bn.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich continued his slide down the rankings to fourth. The Russian, 43, is now said to be worth £7.8bn. Fergie demands Manchester United find the killer instinct to finish teams offFergie set to take Cleverley back to Man United from Wigan in JanuaryMANCHESTER UNITED FC