Welcome to the year's first Footballers & Watches column, a series where at the end of every month we highlight some of our favourite footballers wearing some of the most incredible watches. In this month's instalment we'll be featuring players like Memphis Depay, Erling Haaland, Georginio Wijnaldum and Robert Lewandowski. Enjoy!
Robert Lewandowski - Bayern Munich - Patek Philippe 5980/1AR Nautilus Chronograph
Bayern Munich's star frontman Robert Lewandowski was seen sporting the incredible two-tone Patek Philippe 5980/1AR Nautilus Chronograph which retails for $62,300USD.
Georginio Wijnaldum - Liverpool - Patek Philippe 5980/1R Nautilus Chronograph
Liverpool's midfield powerhouse that is Georginio Wijnaldum can be seen here rocking the solid gold Patek Philippe 5980/1R Nautilus Chronograph with a retail price of $91,400USD. Here's to hoping he signs another contract with Liverpool, too!
Memphis Depay - Lyon - Rolex Day-Date 40
The Everose gold Rolex Day-Date 40 seems to be a very appreciated timepiece amongst footballers with Memphis Depay of Lyon being no exception to that. Retail is $55,350AUD.
Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund - Rolex Submariner 'Smurf'
Norwegian workhorse, Borussia Dortmund striker and one of the most talented players in the game was seen sporting the now discontinued solid white gold Rolex Submariner, also known as the 'Smurf', which retailed for $38,350USD.
Virgil van Dijk - Liverpool - Patek Philippe 5740 Nautilus Perpetual Calendar
Last but not least is Liverpool's most prized possession, the beast that is Virgil van Dijk. Currently sidelined with an injury, myself and every Liverpool supporter can't wait for him to be back on the pitch. Here is he sporting the 105,000CHF Patek Philippe 5740 Nautilus Perpetual Calendar.