Today, more than 100 footballers from all over Africa play on first division professional soccer teams in Europe, South America and in the United States.
Below is the list of top 6 African richest footballers;
- Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ghana national football team and is the former captain of the Ghanaian national team.Net Worth: $30 Million.
- Michael Kojo Essien is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Sabail in the Azerbaijan Premier League, as a midfielder. He has also been capped for the Ghana national team more than 50 times.Net Worth: $32 million.
- Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor is a Togolese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Paraguayan Club Olimpia. His Net Worth: $40 Million.
- Pierre-Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang is a professional footballer who plays as a forward and is the captain of both English Premier League club Arsenal and the Gabon national team. Net Worth: $41 million.
- Sadio Mané is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team. His Net worth is $42 million.
- John Obi Mikel is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder. Mikel began his career with local club Plateau United, before joining Norwegian club Lyn at the age of 17 in 2004. Net Worth: $53 million.