Welcome to another edition of Footballers & Watches, our monthly instalment where we go watch-spotting with some of our favourite footballers. In June's edition, we'll be featuring the likes of Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Erling Haaland and Karim Benzema wearing an assortment of watches from Patek Philippe, Rolex and Audemars Piguet. Enjoy!
Jordan Henderson - Liverpool - Audemars Piguet
Liverpool's captain and winner of the Champions League and the Premier League was spotted wearing the almighty Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked in black ceramic which carries a price of $80,300USD.
Philippe Coutinho - Barcelona - Patek Philippe
The Brazilian maestro who currently plies his trade for Spanish side Barcelona has a fondness for the subtleties of haute horlogerie, such is the case of his simplistic yet wholly desirable Patek Philippe 5167A Aquanaut which retails for $30,600AUD.
Memphis Depay - Lyon - Audemars Piguet
Memphis Depay, who looks like he is on the verge of signing for Barcelona, was seen wearing the enigmatic Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph, limited to 400 pieces and priced at 33,300CHF.
Divock Origi - Liverpool - Rolex
Divock Origi, who was once upon a time the saviour of Liverpool's Champions League campaign but now looks on the out and out of the club, was spotted wearing the ever-popular Rolex Daytona 'Panda' which retails for $18,500AUD.
Jordan Ibe - Derby County - Audemars Piguet
Jordan Ibe, formerly of Liverpool but now plying his trade for Derby County, can be seen here wearing the solid gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph.
Xherdan Shaqiri - Liverpool - Hublot
One of my favourite players and a staple for the Switzerland team was spotted wearing the Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire, encased entirely in polished sapphire and priced at an eye-watering €68,000.
Virgil van Dijk - Liverpool - Patek Philippe
Now I promise you I'm not being biased featuring some any Liverpool players in this month's edition, but it's not my fault they all seem to have impeccable horological taste! Here we have the man-mountain that is Virgil van Dijk sporting the beautiful Patek Philippe 5740 Nautilus Perpetual Calendar which retails for $190,650AUD.
Kieran Trippier - Atlético Madrid - Patek Philippe
The English right back who currently plays for Atlético Madrid was seen wearing the $83,600AUD Patek Philippe 5711R Nautilus.
Karim Benzema - Real Madrid - Patek Philippe
Karim Benzema has featured countless times in our Footballers & Watches series, and for good reason. His taste in watches is unquestionable and very much in-line with the market's sentiments. Here we have Benzema sporting the ultra-luxe-cross-sport-chic Patek Philippe 5968A Aquanaut Chronograph which is priced at $70,250AUD.
Granit Xhaka - Arsenal - Patek Philippe
Granit Xhaka, the Swiss midfielder currently playing for Arsenal, was also seen wearing the $70,250AUD Patek Philippe 5968A Aquanaut Chronograph.
Saúl Ñíguez - Atlético Madrid - Rolex
Saúl Ñíguez, a staple of the Atlético Madrid team, was seen wearing the $38,450AUD Rolex Yacht-Master 40 clad in Everose gold and featuring an Oysterflex bracelet.
Jack Grealish - Aston Villa - Rolex
Aston Villa's star man and proud Englishman Jack Grealish, who has been rumoured with a $100 million move to Manchester City, was spotted here wearing the classical Rolex Day-Date 40 in Everose gold with a Sundust dial. Price for this particular model is $55,350AUD.
Miralem Pjanić - Barcelona - Richard Mille
The Bosnian midfielder who currently plays for Barcelona following his move from Juventus was seen wearing the Richard Mille RM 67-02, a favourite amongst many of the players featured on this list.
Jesse Lingard - West Ham F.C. - Patek Philippe
Like Granit Xhaka and Karim Benzema, Jesse Lingard was spotted wearing the sporty Patek Philippe 5968A Aquanaut Chronograph.
Nico Schulz - Borussia Dortmund - Patek Philippe
For the first time we're featuring the German left-back national Nico Schulz on Footballers & Watches. Here he is wearing the white dial Patek Philippe 5711 Nautilus.
Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund - Rolex
Another player from Borussia Dortmund, this time with Erling Haaland wearing the platinum-cased icy-blue dial Rolex Daytona, also known as the 'Platona'.
Kalvin Phillips - Leeds United - Rolex
Kalvin Phillips, currently plying his trade for English side Leeds United, was seeing here wearing the relatively unconventional Rolex Daytona in Oystersteel and yellow gold, priced at $24,600AUD.
John Stones - Manchester City - Rolex
Another Rolex, this time on the wrist of Manchester City defender John Stones in the form of the $18,500AUD Rolex Daytona 'Panda'.
Yannick Carrasco - Atlético Madrid - Rolex
Yet another Rolex Daytona 'Panda', this time on the wrist of Yannick Carrasco, winger for Spanish club Atlético Madrid.
Álvaro Morata - Juventus - Patek Philippe
Álvaro Morata, currently playing for Italian giants Juventus after being loaned out by Atlético Madrid, was seen here wearing the gold $57,700AUD Patek Philippe 5167R Aquanaut. An odd choice to get married in, but seems like it works!
Paulo Dybala - Juventus - Rolex
Fellow Juventus star-man Paulo Dybala was seen here wearing the ever-popular and always-in-demand Rolex Day-Date 40 in Everose gold with an olive-green dial. Retail for this model is $55,350AUD.