Top 10 richest football players in Africa all time

Football is the king of all sports. It is attractive all fans and players to the football matches. So many young people have dream to became stars in football to brighten up and earn much money.

The fact that, famous footballers can earn so much profits from prizes, advertising agreements. So it looks strong willingness to push more young people to this dream.

In this article, we share top 10 richest football players in Africa. Although Africa is not the most famous place about football, they still own many talents which contributed to make frame for Africa football history.

4/ Jay-Jay Okocha

Jay-Jay Okacha has ever regraded as Lionel Messi of Africa because he has the same style and performance as Messi. He has a good footballer with skills, confidence and fair play when supporting other teammates.

Someone thinks that his name is double talent. He played for many big clubs such as Bolton Wanderers, Paris Saint Germain or Hull City. He was a key person of the Nigeria National team.

In 2015, his net worth was $150 million.

5/ Nwankwo Kanu

Kanu has retired since 2015.

He was ever one of the legend of Nigeria football when he got winning individuals, nation as well international clubs at anywhere he played.

In the Nigeria national team, he plated as captain to lead team to all competitions within 16 years. He also was a star of several famous clubs in Europe such as Arsenal, Portsmouth, Ajax, and Inter Milan.

In 2015, his net worth was $100 million, so he ranked in the 5th position in top the richest footballer in Africa.

6/ Michael Essien

He is ranked the 6th with the net worth 70$ million in 2015. Now he is playing at Panathinaikos.

In his career, he had ever got excellent performance for Chelsea at the Premier League. He went with team had the highest titles such as Champion in Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.