5.Emmanuel Adebayor- net worth $26million.
He is a Togolese footballer. Emmanuel Adebayor has made headlines numerously for squabbles with family members .Adebayor plays for Manchester City as a striker and also plays for the Togo national team.
4.Michael Essien- net worth $35 million.
Michael Essien is a Ghanaian footballer who has a net worth of $35 million and plays for Chelsea and the Ghanaian national team.He is one of the well-paid Chelsea players. He started his career by playing for Liberty Professionals in his home country.
3.Yaya Toure- net worth $65million.
Touré is known for his rapid speed-passing ability and physical skills. Touré began his playing career at Ivorian club, ASEC Mimosas, where he made his début, aged 18.
2. Didier Drogba- net worth $70million
He raised millions of dollars towards the cost of building a children’s hospital in Abidjan, his home city in Ivory Coast. It turns out that Didier also has a big heart as all his proceeds from lucrative commercial deals with Pepsi, Nike and Samsung are diverted to charitable causes.
1. Samuel Eto’o- Net worth $80million.
He is the most decorated African player of all time, having won the award for African Player of the Year four times in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2010. This prolific player has Puma and Ford as his major sponsors.
He stands as the current richest African footballer