Top 10 Richest African Footballers of All-time Currently

For many years, the African continent has produced outstanding players who have impressed the world with their talent. They were able to establish a sound financial basis afterwards and are now fully appreciating retirement. The top ten richest African footballers ever are listed below.

Africa undoubtedly contributes significantly to the global football talent pool. Footballers from the continent who are as skilled as they are impressive have wowed European clubs. 

Selected for you: The Top 10 Richest African Players, including Sadio Mané in 10th place and Aubameyang in 4th place

10. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon) – 30 million dollars

9. Sadio Mané (Senegal) – 30 million dollars

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8. Michael Essien (Ghana) – 32 million dollars

7. Kolo Touré (Ivory Coast) – 40 million dollars

6. Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo) – 45 million dollars

5. John Obi Mikel (Nigeria) – 45 million dollars

4. Mohamed Salah (Egypt) – 70 million dollars

3. Yaya Touré (Ivory Coast) – 80 million dollars

2. Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) – 100 million dollars

1. Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon) – 140 million dollars


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