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.
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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.
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10. Sulley Muntari/Al-Ittihad: $40million
Sulley Muntari’s travels seem to have earned him a fat salary base.
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