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Who is the richest footballer in the world?

Cristiano Ronaldo is known as the richest footballer in the world as of 2021 with an estimated net worth of $500 million. Check out the break down of his total assets.

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Nigerian’s richest footballer?

Captain John Mikel Obi, a 33-year-old has been tagged the richest player in Nigeria with a net worth of about $60 million. He was the former captain of the Super Eagles and also an ex-player for the Chelsea football club in England.

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Top 20 richest footballers in Africa 2020.

Rank Name Net Worth
#1 Samuel Eto’o $140 million
#2 Didier Yves Drogba $100 million
#3 Yaya Toure $80 million
#4 Mohamed Salah $70 million
#5 John Mikel Obi $60 million
#6 Seydou Keita $51 million
#7 Emmanuel Adebayor $45 million
#8 Kolo Toure $40 million
#9 Michael Essien $35 million
#10 Sadio Mane $30 million
#11 Pierre Emrick Aubameyang $30 million
#12 Obafemi Moses $25 million
#13 Victor Moses $25 million
#14 Asamoah Gyan $23 million
#15 Sulley Ali Muntari $22 million
#16 Kevin Prince Boateng $20 million
#17 Odion Ighalo $20 million
#18 Christopher Samba $20 million
#19 Jay Jay Okocha $15 million
#20 Yakubu Aiyegbeni $14.5 million

Get the full list of Africans richest footballers list

Who was the richest Africa footballer in the year 2019?

Samuel Eto Fils was the richest Africa footballer in 2019. He has been named Africa’s best player four times and he won the 3rd position in FIFA’s ranking of the world’s best players. 


Top 20 richest footballers in the year 2021?

Rank Name Net Worth
#1 Cristiano Ronaldo $500 million
#2 Lionel Messi $400 million
#3 Neymar Junior $200 million
#4 Zlatan Ibrahimovic $195 million
#5 Wayne Rooney $170 million
#6 Gareth Bale $145 million
#7 Paul Pogba $125 million
#8 Mesut Ozil $120 million
#9 Eden Hazard $100 million
#10 Kylian Mbappe $95 million
#11 Mohammed Salah $90 million
#12 Robert Lewandowski $85 million
#13 Argen Robben $80 million
#14 Gerrard Pique $80 million
#15 Mario Balotelli $80 million
#16 Sergio Aguero $80 million
#17 Sergio Ramos $80 million
#18 David De Gea $75 million
#19 Frank Riberry $70 million
#20 Hulk $70 million

To get the full list of the worlds richest footballers check it out here.

Who is the richest footballer in the world in 2021?

Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s richest footballer with a significant net worth of $500 million. He won football’s most prestigious award 5 times and earns 31 million euros at Juventus annually.

Richest footballer in Ghana in 2020?

Micheal Essien is the richest footballer in Ghana. He is a defensive midfielder and has a net worth of $30 million and he also earns a $6.1 million salary every year. 


Who is the richest footballer in Africa?

Samuel Eto’o Fils is the richest and most influential footballer in Africa and he hails from Cameroon. He has an estimated net worth of $140 million with endorsements worth $3 million.

Richest footballer in Africa in 2020?

Samuel Eto’o Fils was the richest Africa player as of 2020. He started his football career at age 11 as a striker at Kadji Sports Academy. He has played for 11 different clubs and Cameroon’s national team. Samuel Eto’o retires as Cameroon’s all-time top scorer and he has scored up to 426 goals as a footballer.

Who is the richest player in Africa in 2015?

Yaya Toure from Ivory Coast was the richest footballer in the year 2015. His monthly salary is 250,000 Euros ($15 million yearly salaries) and that made him the richest football player in Africa in 2015.

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