African Footballer’s were working hard now day’s specially in the sports field . Today we have been bringing you the list of the most highest paid footballers from Africa who are playing in different football leagues around the world such as (Premier League , Serie A , German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A) . Asamoah Gyan is one of the most paid footballer from Africa , he is currently playing for the football club (Shanghai SIPG F.C) , he get paid up to weekly salary £227,000. While he is chased by the Manchester City midfielder in the list Yaya Toure who earned weekly wage up to (£220,000).
|Players||Football Club||Salary||Weekly Wage|
|Asamoah Gyan||Shanghai SIPG F.C.||£11.5 Million||£227,000|
|Yaya Toure||Manchester City||$15 Million||£220,000|
|Emmanuel Adebayor||Crystal Palace||£5.84 Million||£120,000|
|Mikel John Obi||Chelsea||$5.8 million||£80,000|
|Samuel Eto’o||Antalyaspor||€8 Million||€80,000|
|Christopher Samba||Dynamo Moscow||£5.8 Million||£70,000|
|Alex Song||West Ham United||€5 million||£60,000|
|Medhi Benatia||Bayern Munich||€4 Million||£55,000|
|Didier Drogba||Montreal Impact||€4 Million||£50,000|
|Michael Essien||Panathinaikos F.C.||€2.5 Million||£42,000|
#1 : Asamoah Gyan : Shanghai SIPG : Weekly Wage (£227,000)
Asamoah Gyan who is international player of Ghana team , currently playing the Chinese football league and one of the highest paid footballer in the world from Africa with the salary of per week (£227,000).
#2 : Yaya Toure : Manchester City : Weekly Wage (£220,000)
Yaya Toure is one of the richest African footballer for a long period of time but due to the Asamoah Gyan new agreement with Chinese club , Toure become 2nd most paid footballer from Africa.
#3 : Emmanuel Adebayor : Crystal Palace : Weekly Wage (£120,000)
Well the salary of Emmanuel Adebayor that explain in the table is from his contract with Tottenham Hotspurs , once we received updates about his earnings from the club Crystal Palace with whom he recently signed in 2016.
#4 : Mikel John Obi : Chelsea : Weekly Wage (£80,000)
John Obi Mikel , the professional footballer from Nigeria currently plays for the richest football clubs of Premier League (Chelsea) and according to some news football sources he get paid weekly wage upto (£80,000).
#5 : Samuel Eto’o : Antalyaspor : Weekly Wage (€80,000)
Samuel Eto has been the greatest footballers from Cameroon . He is currently playing for the club in Turkey (Antalyaspor). Well his per week wage is estimated up to (€80,000)
#6 : Christopher Samba : Dynamo Moscow: Weekly Wage (£70,000)
Christopher Samba is listed among top defenders from Africa , he played for the football clubs like (QPR and Blackburn Rovers) . He is currently part of the Russian football league team Dynamo Moscow.
#7 : Alex Song : West Ham : Weekly Wage (£60,000)
Alex Song is one of the top midfielders who played for the football clubs such as Arsenal and Barcelona . He is currently playing his football career at West Ham on a loan deal.
#8 : Medhi Benatia : Bayern Munich: Weekly Wage (£55,000)
Medhi Benatia signed up with one of the top teams of German Bundesliga (Bayern Munich) after leaving AS Roma in 2014 . He represent the national side of (Morocco) football team in international competition.
#9 : Didier Drogba : Montreal Impact: Weekly Wage (£50,000)
Didier Drogba is one of the top goal scorer in Premier league . He played for the clubs like (Chelsea and Galatasaray). He is currently the most paid footballer in the Montreal Impact MLS league team .
#10 : Michael Essien : Panathinaikos F.C: Weekly Wage (£42,000)
Michael Essien is currently playing for the Greece league team (Panathinaikos). Before that he represent the football clubs like (Chelsea , Milan and Real Madrid) as a defensive midfielder.