Football and money goes side by side. For players of African decent they've always been accused of following money instead of passion which may not be true.
Africa currently has some of football finest players all over the world. The likes of Saido Mane and Mohammed Salah of Liverpool, Wilfred Ndidi of Leicester City, Wilfred Zaha of Crystal Palace,Piere Aubameyang of Arsenal, Victor Oshimen of Napoli and many more are doing great for their clubs.
The prayers and ambition has always been for these players to win bigger trophies and also struggle with the best of best for personal awards.
Truth is that some of these players are playing where they deserve to play,hence, getting paid for what they do. But out of all of them who then is the richest? Here is the list:
1.Mikel Obi--$45 million
2. Emmanuel Adebayor -- $25 million
3. Asamoah Gyan --$23 million
4. Mo Salah-- $22.1 million
5. Pierre Aubameyang--$15 million
6. Seydou Keita --$10 million
7. Koulibaly with $10 million
8. Sadio Mane --$8 million
9. Riyad Mahrez --$8 million
10 Wilfried Zaha --$4 million