Entertainment April 11, 2016 at 07:29 am

Highest Paid African Soccer Stars of Our Time

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Fredrick Ngugi April 11, 2016 at 07:29 am

April 11, 2016 at 07:29 am | Entertainment

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

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

#4 John Obi Mikel- $5,800,000 (Chelsea FC)
The Nigerian-born midfielder is currently one of the highest paid footballers in Nigeria. It is estimated that he makes $110,000 every week which totals to $5.8 million per year. The 28-year old begun his football career in Nigeria where he played for Plateau United FC and later moved to Ajax Cape Town in South Africa. Before joining Chelsea, Mikel was playing for Lynn Oslo in Norway.

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