Footballers & Watches - May 2020
Welcome to the next instalment of Footballers & Watches, where we go wrist-spotting, finding some of the best watches worn by some of the world's most talented footballers. In May's instalment we'll be featuring watches worn by the likes of Atlético Madrid's Saúl Ñíguez, PSG's Kylian Mbappé, Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as well retired Australian footballing legend Tim Cahill. Stay safe and enjoy! You can check out last month's finds here.
Saúl Ñíguez - Atlético Madrid - Rolex GMT-Master II 126715CHNR
Midfield maestro for Atlético Madrid, Saúl Ñíguez is hot property in the world of football (or soccer...) right now. Here he is sporting the $54,050AUD delight that is the Rolex GMT-Master II 126715CHNR.
Kylian Mbappé - PSG - Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu
Kylian Mbappé is touted as being the next big thing, plying his trade for French giants PSG. Lightning quick and with a deadly accurate eye for goal, Kylian Mbappé is anything but ordinary. So it's only fair that he wears something equally as exceptional, in this case it's the Hublot Big Bang Sang bleu in titanium which retails for $24,000USD.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - Liverpool - Patek Philippe 5968A Aquanaut Chronograph
Star midfielder for Liverpool, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has an incredible collection of watches, with the 38,600CHF Patek Philippe 5968A Aquanaut Chronograph being a prime example of his casual yet very serious approach to watch collecting.
Steven Zhang - Inter Milan - Richard Mille RM52-01 'Skull' Tourbillon
The owner of Inter Milan was seen sporting the incredible Richard Mille RM52-01 'Skull' Tourbillon, worth £530,000. His father is worth an estimated $7.4 billion USD, mind you.
Martin Braithwaite - Barcelona - Rolex GMT-Master II 'Pepsi'
Barcelona stunned the world when they signed the fairly unknown Martin Braithwaite in light of an injury-plagued squad. The striker can be seen wearing the highly coveted Rolex GMT-Master II 'Pepsi', valued at $13,600AUD.
Kevin-Prince Boateng - Beşiktaş - Audemars Piguet Royal Oak with Custom Diamonds
Kevin-Prince Boateng's unabashed approach to flaunting his wealth is personified with his $80,000USD Audemars Piguet Royal Oak endowed in custom diamonds.
Patrick van Aanholt - Crystal Palace - Rolex Yacht-Master II Two-Tone
Plying his trade for Crystal Palace, Patrick van Aanholt seems to have developed an affinity towards Rolex, with his Yacht-Master II Two Tone being just one of many Rolex pieces in his collection. This particular model costs $35,850AUD.
Lucas Vázquez - Real Madrid - Bulgari Octo Finissimo Skeleton
Real Madrid's Lucas Vázquez was seen wearing the very avantgarde Bulgari Octo Finissimo Skeleton which is priced at €28,500.
Tim Cahill - Retired - Rolex GMT-Master II 126715CHNR
The retired superstar and shining light of Australian football was seen wearing the Rolex GMT-Master II 126715CHNR. Best known for his lethal headers and boxing-like celebration after scoring a goal, Tim Cahill is perhaps one of the best, if not the best, footballers Australia has ever produced. The Rolex GMT-Master II 126715CHNR costs $54,050AUD.
Ángel Correa - Atlético Madrid - Rolex Yacht-Master 40
Atlético Madrid's Ángel Correa was seen wearing the awesome
$38,450AUD Everose gold Rolex Yacht-Master 40 strapped to a rubber Oysterflex bracelet.
Hakim Ziyech - Ajax - Patek Philippe 5719/10G
Ajax's star attacking midfielder Hakim Ziyech was seeing sporting something that is as enigmatic as it is revered, the mysterious and highly sought after diamond-clad Patek Philippe 5719/10G. The going price for this blinged-out beauty is a whopping $443,000USD.