Timothy Filiga Cahill, commonly known as Tim Cahill is an Australian professional football player who plays for Australian national team as well as Championship club Millwall. Starting his career with his current club Millwall in 1998, he has also played for eminent clubs such as Everton, Shanghai Shenhua, New York Red Bulls and Melbourne City.
Tim CahillNet Worth & Salary
Cahill is often considered as one of the Australia's richest athletes. According to BRW, net worth of Cohill in 2018 is US$30 million. However, this is just an estimated figure. In 2014, his net worth was $28 Million as reported by the same BRW.
Cahill's salary is sky high, he earns $11 Million a year from a football club and several other sponsorship deals. His salary saw an amazing enhancement, as in 2014 this figure was just US$4 million. Recently in November 2017, he has bought a 13-hectare farm land in Byron Bay worth US$1.7 million to pursue his hobbie. This land is formally in the name of his parents. He is also a car lover and owns Bugatti Veyron and Lamborghini.
Cahill has proud partnership with many brands including Australia's main sponsor Caltex. Caltex is a petroleum company which runs in more than 60 countries in Asia-Pacific region. Recently, Cahill's selection in Australian squad to play 2018 FIFA World Cup was criticised, as media and fans around the world think his selection is just about Caltex promotion and commercial reasons.
Travel outlet TripADeal is also one of his individual sponsor that pays him a big sum of money. During 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, he has pulled everyone's attention. After kicking a goal against Syria, he celebrated the goal by making a 'T’ sign which was later appreciated by TripADeal in an Instagram post. However, Cahill received a lot of criticism after that.
Cahill wears New Balance Visaro 2.0 soccer cleats as a part of his sponsorship deal with New Balance Athletics, Inc. (NB). New Balance is an American multinational corporation based in Brighton.
Other sources of income
Cahill is also a partner in two football academies. First one is based in Wollongong, Australia and the second one is Elite Sporting Academy based in Dubai. Wollongong based academy is in partnership with Wollongong Police and Community Youth Club.
He has also featured in the famous FIFA video game from EA Sports. He has also appeared on the cover of several editions of the game.