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Highest Paid Footballers In Africa 2018? Best Paid Footballers In Africa 2018? Footballers With Highest Salaries in Africa 2018? Who are the highest earning footballers from Africa 2018?
We know there are plenty of Premier League players such as Riyad Mahrez, Saido Mane, Eric Bailey, Sofiane Boufal, Wilfred Bony, Mohamed Elneny, Max Gradel, Wilfried Zaha, Bakary Sako, Idrissa Gueye, Dieumerci Mbokani, Ahmed Elmohamady, Lamine Kone, Wahbi Khazri, Ibrahim Ndong, Nordin Amrabat and Andre Ayew who have headed to Africa to play in the tournament for their home nations. See our list with Premier League Players going to Africa Cup of Nations 2017.
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We also know these players are some of the highest paid footballers in Africa since they all play in English Premier League. Some of these players might even be considered as the Highest Paid African Players in Football. See Top 10 Highest Paid African Footballers
However we wanted to find out the highest paid footballers in Africa. This means a list with African players only playing for African national teams.
Footballers With Highest Salaries in Africa 2018? The above made us wonder if any of the above players still makes it to the Top 10 Highest Earning Footballers in Africa and how their earnings are compared to Top 10 Highest Earning Footballers in the World 2018. Are these football players still Africa’s highest paid player 2018? Well, soon we will find out.
We all know about Footballers With Highest Salaries includes players from lists Highest Paid Footballers In England, Highest Paid Football Players In Germany and Highest Paid Footballers In China. Does Top 10 Highest Paid African Footballers include any African players not playing in Europe or Asia?
We have also seen the Top 10 Highest Paid Football Managers and Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers In The MLS since we have already covered these list but just in case you haven’t seen them you can go ahead and click on the them.
2018 has started out with surprising salaries in Africa. Nobody expected us to see a new player on the list as the Africa’s highest paid player.
Who is the highest earning player in Africa 2018? Who is the highest earning player in the African 2018? Asamoah Gyan is the highest paid African footballer with a weekly wage of £300,000 while playing for Chinese Club Shanghai Sipg.
The Ghanaian international is the 8th highest wage earner in World football after sealing a 2-year move to the Chinese side, Shangai SIPG in 2015.
The deal has seen him start earning a staggering a weekly amount only bettered by a handful of the planet’s best players.
Gyan was earning $250,000-a-week at his former club Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates, but his new deal has placed him alongside the sport’s top earners.! China is making millionaires out of Footballers.!
Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers In Africa? We prepared a list of the Top 10 highest paid footballers in Africa. Here it is. Enjoy!
|#||Player Name||Club||Weekly Salary|
|1||Asamoah Gyan||Shangai SIPG||£300,000|
|2||Yaya Toure||Manchester City||£220,000|
|3||Odion Ighalo||Changchun Yatai||£190,000|
|5||John Obi Mikel||Tianjin TEDA||£140,000|
|6||Riyad Mahrez||Leicester City||£100,000|
|7||Obafemi Martins||Shanghai Shenhua||£100,000|
|8||Kelechi Iheanacho||Leicester City||£70,000|
|9||Ahmed Musa||Leicester City||£60,000|
|10||Emmanuel Adebayor||Istanbul Basaksehir||£58,000|
A few years ago the Top 10 Highest Earning Footballers in the World was mainly from the top European Football Leagues such as La Liga and Premier League. During 2018 four of the Top 10 Highest Earning Soccer Players are from Chinese Super League. One can just wonder what will happen after a few years. Here is the rest of the list of the highest paid soccer players. Top 20 Highest Paid Footballers in 2018!
However the Football scene is changing fast and China is playing a role. The Chinese Super League has been aggressive lately and has been offering huge amount to attract some of the best Footballers to China.
Here were the wages in 2017! Some have retired now tough or moved, so check out this page for the 2018 wages.
|#||Name||Club||Salary Per Week|
|1||Carlos Tevez||Shanghai Shenhua||£615,000|
|3||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||£365,000*|
|4||Gareth Bale||Real Madrid||£350,000|
|5||Lionel Messi||Real Madrid||£336,00*|
|7||Paul Pogba||Manchester United||£290,000|
|8||Graziano Pelle||Shandong Luneng Taishan FC||£290,000|
|10||Wayne Rooney||Manchester United||£260,000|
* after tax
No African players made it to the top 10 highest paid footballer in the World which is bad compared to European English Premier League and Spanish La Liga. Although the top 2 top earners are Chinese Super League players.
This wasn’t the case a few years ago and indicates that the Football scene is changing fast and China is playing a major role. The Chinese Super League has been aggressive lately and has been offering huge amount to attract some of the best Footballers to China.
|#||Name||Club||Salary Per Week|
|11||Robin Van Persie||Fenerbahçe||£240,000|
|12||Yaya Toure||Manchester City||£230,000|
|13||Sergio Agüero||Manchester City||£230,000|
|14||Luis Suarez||FC Barcelona||£230,000|
|15||Asamoah Gyan||Shanghai SIPG||£227,000|
|16||Zlatan Ibrahimovic||Manchester United||£220,000|
|17||Ezequiel Lavezzi||Hebei China Fortune||£220,000|
|18||David Silva||Manchester City||£210,000|
|19||David De Gea||Manchester United||£200,000|
|20||Bastian Schweinsteiger||Manchester United||£200,000|
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