09. Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney is of the best football strikers of present era. His is also from a poor family. He was not too much poor in his childhood but also not as much as he is. In his childhood he also had an extreme interest in sports especially in football. He often went to Goodison Park and very soon he became the star of the Park. His natural abilities of being a good player persuade him to be a professional footballer. In present time we see that he is one of the highest paid soccer players in the world and he possesses the most expensive homes and cars among his contemporary footballers. So we can say that all that he got was not only his luck but also a great game of his skills and hard work that made him to be able to play football like this.