top ten richest African football players

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(4), Emmanuel Adebayo

net worth $27 million

Togo’s all-time top scorer has benefited from lucrative contracts at some of England richest club.

While at Manchester city the striker earned reportedly $268,000 a week.

While Adebayo’s has developed a reputation for falling out with managers, the player is also known for his enormous charity work.

(3), Yaya toure

net worth $65 million

Toure has received African player of the year three times since 2011ans is recognized as one of the coted ivories golden generation.

He was an important player in the Barcelona team that won the champions league in 2007 and he was once the engine room of Manchester city’s team, He earns a reported $15 million a year.

(2), Didier drogba

net worth $70 million

Didier drogba enormous fortune is impressive, considering the Ivorian didn’t earn a big move until 2004 Chelsea move at the age of 26.

Since then however the Chelsea legend has signed a number of lucrative contracts. At the height of his power at Chelsea.

He was paid $170,000 a week a figure diverted however by the staggering $325,000 he earned in his short spell at shanghai shenhua.

(1),Samuel eto’o

net worth $90 million

It’s no surprise that the man to have won a record four African player of the year trophies tops the list for the continents richest player in the world during his spell with anzhi Makhachkala was bringing in $25 million a year

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