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5 Richest Footballers In Africa | Number 1 Is Worth (R1.4 Billion)

In complement to its popularity, soccer is a lucrative industry that generates billions of dollars in revenue every year. African footballers have made a lot of money throughout the years because of their ability.

In this essay, we'll look at the top ten wealthiest players in Africa in 2021. The major sources of revenue for these footballers are wages, endorsement deals, and personal businesses.

5. Michael Kojo Essien.

Michael Kojo Essien is a Ghanaian midfielder for Sabail in the Azerbaijan Premier League. He has also made over 50 appearances for Ghana's national team. His net worth is reported to be in 35 millions.

4. Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor.

Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor is a Togolese striker who most recently represented Turkish club Istanbul Başakşehir. In England, he has played for Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, and Crystal Palace. His net worth is reported to be in the millions of dollars.

3. Gnégnéri Yaya Touré.

Gnégnéri Yaya Touré is an Ivorian professional footballer who presently represents the Ivory Coast national team and Qingdao Huanghai of China League One. Yaya Toure is a multi-millionaire with a net worth of $70 million USD.

2. Didier Yves Drogba Tébily 

Didier Yves Drogba Tébily is a former professional footballer from the Ivory Coast. He is well recognized for his link with Chelsea. In the United States, he is worth $90 million. In 2019, he is the second-wealthiest footballer in Africa.

1. Samuel Eto’o-$95 million

Samuel Eto'o Fils is a Cameroonian striker who played in the Premier League before retiring. Eto'o is currently the wealthiest footballer in Africa.

Eto'o has a high-end fashion collection that comprises shirts, caps, and footwear aimed for a global audience. The brand's name is 'Samuel Eto'o 9,' and the fashion line's main focus is menswear.

The clothing is designed and manufactured in Turkey, with the first shipment arriving in February.

He also owns the 'Eto'o Telecom' mobile phone company, which works in Cameroon with the purpose of providing people with employment and economic opportunities, as well as encouraging other footballers and wealthy Cameroonians to return home and invest.

Source: https://www.glusea.com/top-10-richest-footballers-in-africa-and-their-net-worth/ | https://www.owogram.com/top-richest-footballers-africa/

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