Africa is indeed a blessed continent filled with great talents in every sector including football. Most African footballers, who play for big teams, are paid immensely for the great work they do on the field of play.
African footballers are doing well in Europe. Countries that initially did not have players shining in top leagues are now cheering their own.
Footballers seem to be the leading celebrities when it comes to the luxurious and perhaps the lavish lifestyle. These top footballers own some of the most expensive houses in the world.
These are the top richest African footballers of all times:
(10), Christopher samba
net worth $8 million.
The Congolese defender wealth owes greatly to the contract he signed at anzhi Makhachkala where he was paid $160,000 per week, before then he made his name as the no nonsenses captain of Blackburn rovers. He is currently at dynamo Moscow after being sold in a fair sale of players by anzhi
(9), seydou keita
net worth $10 million
The Malian midfielder has recently returned to Spain with Valencia afar a year in the
Chinese super league. Keita earned a reported $16 million before tax in his year with Chinese super league club Dalian aerbin fc.
Before that move he has been an important member of Barcelona squad for four year having impressed at Seville and in the French ligule
(8), Frederic kanuoute
net worth $12 million
The legendary Malian striker began his career in France with lyon before moving to England with west ham in 2001.
During his spell at Saville he won African player of the year in 2007 as well as consecutive uefa cup.