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

Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure. (Photo: www.howwe.biz)

#1 Yaya Toure- $15,000,000 (Manchester City FC)
The Ivorian central midfielder currently plays for Manchester City where he earns $15 million a year. Before joining Manchester City, the 32-year old had a very successful career at Barcelona. He is also a top player on the Ivorian national soccer team. Apart from his salary, Yaya earns additional $2.5 million every year in form of image rights compensation and another $1.3 million a year as bonus every time Manchester City qualifies for Champions league.

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