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Top 10 Richest African footballers of all time – With 3 Nigerians on the list, guess who’s number 1?? (With Pictures)

The Chelsea legend is also another top earner on the African continent.

Richest African footballers – Three of Nigeria’s football stars have made the list of the top ten richest African football players of all time. According to a study conducted and published by French publication, Footendirect, Chelsea star, Mikel Obi, Kanu Nwankwo and Austin Okocha are among the ten richest African players of all time.


But of the new generation of players, Mikel’s $50million cumulative take-home makes him the best paid in Nigeria, while Kanu Nwankwo and Jay Jay Okocha who have since retired, made $100m and $150m respectively from their career.

See the top ten African players:

10. Sulley Muntari/Al-Ittihad: $40million


Sulley Muntari’s travels seem to have earned him a fat salary base.

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