Entertainment April 11, 2016 at 07:29 am

Highest Paid African Soccer Stars of Our Time

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

Fredrick Ngugi April 11, 2016 at 07:29 am

April 11, 2016 at 07:29 am | Entertainment

John Obi Mikel. (Photo: independent.co.uk)

Despite dismal performance from Africa’s national teams at the global level, Africa continues to churn out top-notch football players who are celebrated the world over. A few years ago, Africans didn’t view soccer as a profession that could earn them billions. Many are yet to figure out how chasing after a leather ball could earn someone so much money.

The truth is, football has become a big business not only in the developed world but in Africa too. Talented African soccer players have benefited immensely from the game. Here are the highest-paid African football players at the moment.

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