5 footballers who own luxurious restaurants

Talking about the football players managing to diversify themselves, some of them have managed to open a restaurant business and they are working well.

Mathew K
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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's restaurants

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's restaurants (Image Credit: Twitter)

Football players earn a lot of money in the game, especially the top guys. They play in different leagues across the globe and these franchises pay a lot of money. So much so, when these players (a lot of them come from humble backgrounds), become financially stable. Meanwhile, in this listicle, we will discuss five players who went on to open restaurants.

5 footballers who own luxurious restaurants

Lionel Messi

  1. Lionel Messi

The FIFA World Cup 2022 winning captain owns a restaurant in Rosario, Argentina which goes by the name of VIP. It has Argentine cuisine and a late-night bar. Unlike its name, common people can arrive at the place and enjoy watching him playing in any of the games across the globe. Currently, the Argentina skipper is playing for Inter Milan.

Willian and David Luiz

2. Willian and David Luiz

The Brazil internationals have started an Italian restaurant, named Babboo. Notably, they played together for Chelsea for some time. The restaurant is a dining out with a Southern Italian flavor. Nicola Cariglia is the chief chef of the place.

Luis Suarez - Chalito

3. Luis Suarez - Chalito

The Uruguay international has opened a restaurant named Chalito in Barcelona. He did play for the Spanish club which represents the city. It serves homemade fast food for the fans and the place has seen a lot of frequent visits from his ex-teammates.

Alessandro Del Piero

4. Alessandro Del Piero

The Italian player started his restaurant which goes by N10 in Milan. Notably, the number 10 was his jersey number, and has expanded the restaurant in Los Angeles, USA where he currently lives. The place offers regional and seasonal foods and it's brand partners are Urbani Truffles, Lavazza, Olitalia, and a few more.  

Cristiano Ronaldo

5. Cristiano Ronaldo

The former Manchester United player and Portugal international started his restaurant business which goes by CR7 Corner Bar & Bistro, located within the Pestana CR7 Hotel in Lisbon. The restaurant offers traditional Portuguese food.