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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.

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

RankNameNet Worth
#1Cristiano Ronaldo$500 million
#2Lionel Messi$400 million
#3Neymar Junior$200 million
#4Zlatan Ibrahimovic$195 million
#5Wayne Rooney$170 million
#6Gareth Bale$145 million
#7Paul Pogba$125 million
#8Mesut Ozil$120 million
#9Eden Hazard$100 million
#10Kylian Mbappe$95 million
#11Mohammed Salah$90 million
#12Robert Lewandowski$85 million
#13Argen Robben$80 million
#14Gerrard Pique$80 million
#15Mario Balotelli$80 million
#16Sergio Aguero$80 million
#17Sergio Ramos$80 million
#18David De Gea$75 million
#19Frank Riberry$70 million
#20Hulk$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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    Abbey Johnson has a Masters degree as an engineer and has over 3 years of teaching and research experience. He is happiest when on a bike and is also interested in electric energy and computer Science.

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