Top Ten Highest Paid African Footballers For 2014

Samuel Etoo

African football has created a niche for itself in world football. African national teams now enjoy some success at international tournament at various levels of competitions. African footballers are also not left behind in terms of  breaking through the pedestal of top-earners in football. They are in high demand in Europe and other continents, signing record-breaking and money spinning deals.

FootyLogue has come up with its own list of top ten highest paid African players for the year 2014 in terms of their net-worth


PositionNameNet worth
1Samuel Eto - Everton FC$90 million
2Didier Drogba - Chelsea FC$70 million
3Yaya Toure - Manchester City$65 million
4Emmanuel Adebayor - Tottenham FC$27 million
5Micheal Essien - AC Milan$25 million
6Kolo Toure - Liverpool FC$18 million
7John Obi Mikel - Chelsea FC$15 million
8Frederic Kanoute - Beijing Guoan FC$12 million
9Seiydou Keita - AS Roma$10 million
10Christopher Samba - Dynamo Moscow FC$8 million

Source – Football Money

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