The richest African soccer player below is the one who considers that legs are the very important parts of the body. If we always use leg for walking, all of the men in the list below use them to gain more cash. They need to train the legs so that they can gain amazing balance, power, coordination, track and speed. Let’s see the list of richest African soccer player below for more inspiring cash to own.
Yaya Toure is on the first place of the richest African soccer player. The annual salary of this man is counted at $13.5 million. He comes from Ivory Coast and plays of Manchester City. He can gain more cash if MC is included in the qualification of Champion league.
Samuel Eto’o is a soccer player coming from Cameroon. He now plays for Inter Milan and can get the yearly salary at $12 million. This man has received the title of African Player of the Year award in 2003, 2004 and 2005. He has great cash from his previous club, Barcelona where he can contribute more than 100 goals for more than 5 seasons.
Emmanuel Adebayor comes from Togo but he was born to Nigerian parents. He now plays as the striker for Manchester City. His annual pay is $12 million. This man can gain additional cash from the endorsement deal such as with an energy drink called as Power horse.
Kolo Toure can enjoy the annual salary at $10.3 million. He is the younger brother of Yaya Toure and plays for the same club Manchester City. This man has an endorsement deal with Adidas where he can get extra cash at $190,000 a week.
Frederic Knouted is the richest African soccer player from Mali. He plays for Sevilla FC and earns $8.6 million annually. This man has played for some biggest clubs before he ends up in Sevilla. Some of them include Totenham Hotspur, West Ham, and Lyon. This man has bought a mosque located in Sevilla in the rate of $700,000. It is intended as a place for worshipping for the local Muslim there.
Didier Drogba is another richest soccer player on the list coming from Ivory Coast. This man now plays for the Blues, Chelsea. His annual salary comes in the rate of 8 million dollar. This man also gets additional cash by endorsing some biggest brands such as Samsung, Pepsi, Nike and Orange France. He spent five million dollar to build some homes in Abidjan for children.
7.John Mikel Obi
John Mikel Obi is a Nigerian man. He plays as a midfielder in Chelsea and can get the cash at $5,800,000. This young man is 24 year-old. Some of his endorsement deals include Samsung and Pepsi. He can gain $110,000 per week.
Michael Essien comes from Ghana. He is the midfielder of Chelsea. His annual pay comes in the rate of $5,500,000. This man can get $110,000 a week. He is endorsing some brands like Pepsi, Samsung, and African telecom group MTN.
Have you ever watched one of the richest soccer players above in action on the green field?