Kaka’s glittering career has seen him donning the famous jerseys of Sao Paulo FC, AC Milan, and Real Madrid. Kaka started playing football fairly early in his life. At the age of 8, he was already dedicating precious time to tennis and football training sessions.
The man reached unprecedented heights at Milan where he was able to win a Serie A title and a Champions League Winners medal. His achievements didn’t go unnoticed, as Real Madrid, arguably the biggest football club in the world, signed him for $84 million in 2009. Kaka was also a member of the 2002 World Cup winning team, Brazil.
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The footballer tied the knot with Caroline Celico, his childhood sweetheart and the mother of his children, on 23 December 2005. The couple welcomed the birth of son, Luca Celico, on 10 June 2008, and daughter, Isabella, in April 2011. Kaka’s outstanding achievements in Italy have even earned him the nation’s citizenship.
Listed below is Kaka’s salary history
Kaka Annual Salary in 2011 excluding bonuses =$11.66 million
Kaka Annual Salary in 2012 excluding bonuses =$11.66 million
Kaka Annual Salary in 2013 excluding bonuses =$5.18 million
Although, Kaka is in the twilight of his stellar career at the moment, he still manages to earn $5.18 million annually as salary. The man currently plies his trade for his first club, Sao Paolo, on loan from Orlando City. During the pinnacle of his career, Kaka was truly one of the most marketable athletes in the world.
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He has had plenty of profitable sponsorship deals with the likes of powerhouses Electronic Arts, Adidas, Guarana, and Giorgio Armani. EA’s FIFA 11 featured Kaka prominently on the covers too. His enviable fortune is estimated to be in the region of $107 million. Unlike most Brazilian footballers, Kaka has invested smartly and spent his money less extravagantly. Perhaps his wife has something to do with it.