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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

Ivorian football sensation Didier Drogba. (Photo: Goal.com)

Ivorian football sensation Didier Drogba. (Photo: Goal.com)

#3 Didier Drogba – $8,000,000 (Montreal Impact)
Drogba is one of the highly celebrated strikers in the world today. The 38-year old Ivorian currently plays for Montreal Impact FC, Canada. He has also played for big clubs such as Chelsea and Galatasary in Turkey. He started off his football career in Ivory Coast where he played as a striker for Cote D’Ivoire national football team. To this day, Drogba is the highest goal scorer for Ivorian national soccer team.

His salary at the moment stands at $185,000 every week. He also enjoys several endorsement deals with companies like Pepsi, Samsung, Orange France and Nike. Drogba is a charitable soccer player who has committed a huge chunk of his earnings to charity work like building a children’s home in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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