There are many footballers in Africa who earns a lot of money. Today you are going to learn about ten of them.
Without beating around the Bush let's dig in to that;
1. Mikel Obi
John Obi Mikel is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for EFL Championship club Stoke City. Mikel began his career with local club Plateau United, before joining Norwegian club Lyn at the age of 17 in 2004. His net worth is estimated to be $59 million
Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (French pronunciation: [ɛmanɥɛl adəbɛjɔʁ]; born 26 February 1984) is a Togolese professional footballer who plays as a striker. He previously played for English clubs Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, as well as French side Metz, Monégasque team Monaco, Spanish team Real Madrid, Turkish clubs İstanbul Başakşehir and Kayserispor, and Paraguay's Olimpia Asunción. His net worth is estimated to be $45 million
3. Asamoah Gyan
Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Legon Cities FC and is the former captain of the Ghanaian national team. The Ghanaian player's net worth is estimated to be $31 million
4. Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Egypt national team. Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his finishing, dribbling, and speed. He has an estimated net worth of $90 million
5. Pierre- Emirick Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang is a Gabonese professional footballer who plays as a striker and is the captain of both Premier League club Arsenal and the Gabon national team. He is renowned for his pace, finishing, and off-ball movement. His estimated net worth is set to be $20 million
6. Seydou Keita
Seydou Keïta is a Malian former footballer. A versatile midfielder, he operated as both a central or defensive midfielder. He most notably played for Lens and Barcelona, winning 14 titles with the latter club after signing in 2008. He started his youth career in Mali and his professional career with Marseille. He has an estimated net worth of $51 million
7. Kalidou Koulibaly
Kalidou Koulibaly is a professional footballer who plays as centre back for Serie A club Napoli and captains the Senegal national team. Koulibaly began his professional club career with French team Metz in 2010, before moving to Belgian club Genk in 2012, winning the Belgian Cup in his first season. His estimated net worth is set to be $46 million.
8. Sadio Mané
Sadio Mané is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team. The Senegalese player net worth is set to be $20 million
9. Riyad Mahrez
Riyad Karim Mahrez is a professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Manchester City and captains the Algerian national team. Mahrez began his career as a youth player for French club AAS Sarcelles. He has a net worth of about $30 million
10. Wilfried Zaha
Dazet Wilfried Armel Zaha is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ivory Coast national team. Zaha advanced into the Crystal Palace first team from their academy, in 2010. In his 3 full seasons at Selhurst Park he scored 18 goals in all competitions. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
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