The continent has always produced some of the finest soccer players like Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o, Fredrick Kanoute, Michael Essien, Mikel Obi, Yaya Toure, Roger Milla, Abedi Pele etc - who have played for various clubs around the world.
Who earns the most amongst our soccer superstars?
1. Name : Yaya Touré
About : Gnégnéri Yaya Touré, known as Yaya Touré, is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Manchester City and the Ivory Coast national team.
Born: May 13, 1983 (age 31), Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
Yearly Salary: R192million
2. Name: Didier Drogba
About: Tébily Didier Yves Drogba, known as Didier Drogba, is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Galatasaray in the Süper Lig. He is the captain and all-time top scorer of the Ivory Coast national team.
Born: March 11, 1978 (age 36), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Yearly Salary: R155million
Current teams: Current teams: Galatasaray S.K. (#11 / Forward), Ivory Coast national football team (Forward)
3. Name: Emmanuel Adebayor
About: Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor, known as Emmanuel Adebayor, is a Togolese footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Togo national team
Born: February 26, 1984 (age 30), Lomé, Togo
Yearly Salary: R114million
Current teams: Togo national football team (Forward), Tottenham Hotspur F.C. (#10 / Forward)
4. Name: Samuel Eto’o
About: Samuel Eto'o Fils is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Chelsea. Eto'o trained at Kadji Sports Academy.
Born: March 10, 1981 (age 33), Douala, Cameroon
Yearly Salary: R71million
Current teams: Cameroon national football team (Forward), Chelsea F.C. (#29 / Forward)
5. Name: Mikel John Obi
About: John Michael Nchekwube Obinna, commonly known as Mikel John Obi, John Obi Mikel or John Mikel Obi, is a Nigerian footballer, who plays as a midfielder for English club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team.
Born: April 22, 1987 (age 27), Jos, Nigeria
Yearly Salary: R56 Million
Current teams: Nigeria national football team (Midfielder), Chelsea F.C. (#12 / Midfielder)