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Newcastle's Owen UK's richest footballer at £41M

Newcastle United striker Michael Owen remains the wealthiest footballer in the UK.

Owen is worth £41m according to The Sunday Times Rich List, which will be published next Sunday. He has increased his bank balance by £4m in the past year and is ranked 12th in the country among the most wealthy people aged 30 and under.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and his girlfriend Coleen McLoughlin are joint 13th in the ranking with £35m. They are tied in the Young Rich List with Princes William and Harry and Honda Formula One driver Jenson Button.

Rooney's teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is a new entry in the 100 Young Rich at No 34. The Portuguese player is worth £15m.

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