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Top 10 Highest Paid African Footballers



In most parts of Africa, being a footballer and playing for a top European team is the dream of many.

There are lots of African players making their marks in football around the world. George Weah, for instance, is the only African player to have ever won the Ballon d’Or Award, which he won in 1995.

However, the football career is arguably more profitable today than ever.

Below are the top 10 highest-paid African footballers;

10. Naby Keita – £120,000

Naby Keita is a dynamic all-round midfielder who has helped Liverpool win six trophies during his Anfield career to date.

9. Riyad Mahrez – £120,000

Riyad Mahrez is an Algerian footballer born on February 21, 1991.

He plays as a Premier League Manchester City club winger and captains the Algeria national team.

Mahrez earns £120,000 per week.

8. Franck Kessie – £125,000

7. Wilfried Zaha – £130,000

6. Nicolas Pepe – £140,000

5. Achraf Hakimi – £170,000

4. Odion Ighalo – £200,000

3. Sadio Mane – £250,000

2. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – £250,000

1. Mohamed Salah – £350,000


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