Top 10 Richest / Highest Paid African Footballers

According to Forbes Magazine’s latest release, below are the richest African Footballers / Soccer Players for 2011. Based solely on their annual salaries, these are the highest-paid African soccer players:

Top Ten (10) Highest Paid / Richest African Football / Soccer Players
Name Age Country Club Annual Salary

1) Yaya Toure 28 Ivory Coast Manchester City $13.5 Million

2) Samuel Eto’o 30 Cameroon Inter Milan $12 Million

3) Emmanuel Adebayor 27 Togo Manchester City $12 Million

4) Kolo Toure 30 Ivory Coast Manchester City $10.3 Million

5) Frederic Kanoute 33 Mali Sevilla FC $8.6 Million

6) Didier Drogba 33 Ivory Coast Chelsea $8 Million

7) John Mikel Obi 24 Nigeria Chelsea $5,800,000

8. Michael Essien 28 Ghana Chelsea $5,500,000

  1. sello molekwa Reply

    i lyk the wealth of this continent as it shows dat africa exist!

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