Top 10 Highest Paid African Football Players in 2016
There are big number of players from Africa who are playing in the top leagues of Europe like La Liga , Premier League and Serie A . its Yaya Toure of Manchester City who got a big budget contract with club team and he is leading the list of most paid african football players . Samuel Eto’o is one of the most expensive deals in strikers , he is Cameroon national player and plays for Everton now days . Today we have collected full information about most earning African players.
|Players||Football Club||Salary||Weekly Wage|
|Yaya Toure||Manchester City||$15 Million||€250,000|
|Samuel Eto’o||Everton||€8 Million||€170,000|
|Emmanuel Adebayor||Tottenham||€8 Million||€120,000|
|Asamoah Gyan||Al Ain FC||€6.3 Million||€60,000|
|Mikel John Obi||Chelsea||$5.8 Million||€100,000|
|Alex Song||Barcelona||€5 Million||€50,000|
|Christopher Samba||Dynamo Moscow||€5 Million||€45,000|
|Mehdi Benatia||Bayern Munich||€4 Million||€40,000|
|Didier Drogba||Chelsea||€4 Million||€50,000|
|Steven Pienaar||Everton||€3.8 Million||€40,000|
Yaya Toure : Manchester City : Salary ($15 Million) :
Yaya Toure is one of the most richest African player , the ivory coast footballer is leading the team Man City in the premier league . He signed a huge money contract deal with city which brings him on the top of the list of most earning African stars from football.
Samuel Eto’o : Everton : Salary (€8 Million) :
Samuel Eto’o the best striker in the world . He is the main player for Cameroon from past few years . He is one of the most richest African players when he played for Barcelona . He scored number of goals for Barcelona , Chelsea football clubs . Now days he is part of the Everton football team.
Asamoah Gyan : Al Ain FC : Salary (€6.2 Million) :
Asamoah Gyan the skipper of the Ghanaian football team who is currently active as super striker in the UAE Pro-League . He scored quite good number of goals for the team of the Al Ain in the league .
Emmanuel Adebayor : Tottenham : Salary (€8 Million) :
Emmanuel Adebayor one of the leading football stars of Tottenham , he did not score enough goals so far , but he is the most improved African footballer in past few year . He become 2nd most paid player during the season of 2013-2014 .
|Samuel Eto’o||33||Cameroon||$75 Million|
|Didier Drogba||36||Ivory Coast||$40 Million|
|Yaya Toure||31||Ivory Coast||$25 Million|
|Asamoah Gyan||29||Ghana||$23 Million|
|Michael Essien||31||Ghana||$22.3 Million|
|Emmanuel Adebayor||30||Togo||$20 Million|
|John Obi Mikel||27||Nigeria||$15 Million|
|Kolo Toure||33||Ivory Coast||$11 Million|
|Christopher Samba||30||Congo||$9 Million|
|Steven Pienaar||32||South Africa||$8.5 Million|